Hunslet RLFC were never threatened by bottom of the table South Wales Ironmen who they beat today (Sunday 3 September 2017) by 64-7 at South Leeds Stadium.
All Photos by Paul Johnson / Phoenix Photography
Hunslet were able to score from the early minutes of the game building a 36-0 lead at half time.
The second half saw more of the same. Hunslet extended their lead to 46 points before the Ironmen finally got on the score sheet. Hunslet added another 3 tries, whilst South Wales added one point from a drop goal. The final score was Hunslet 64-7 South Wales Ironmen.
Joel Gibson, George Flanagan (2), Mufaro Mvududu (2), Nyle Flynn, Lewis Reed, James Duckworth and Marcus Webb all scored tries, whilst Joe Sanderson kicked ten goals.
In other matches London Skolars beat Hemel Stags (who Hunslet visit next week) and North Wales Crusaders lost to Coventry Bears. Barring dramatic upsets this should ensure that the League 1 Sheild final will be contested by London Skolars and Hunslet RLFC.
Hunslet RLFC: Jimmy Watson, James Duckworth, Mufaro Mvududu, Cameron Leeming, Marcus Webb, Joel Gibson, Joe Sanderson, Matthew Nicholson, George Flanagan, Lewis Reed, Liam Mackay, Danny Williams, Nyle Flynn. Subs: Dean Roberts, Jack Walton, Michael Haley, Jose Kenga.
South Wales Ironmen: Jack Uren, Liam Curnow, Shaun Tennant, Ben Jones, Samuel Hodge, Fraser Stroud, Cobi Green, Morgan Evans, Andrew Gay, Barrie Phillips, Mergan Jefferies, Kade Breen, Archie Snook. Subs: Macauley Harris, Jamie I’Anson, Henry Davies, Dewi Billingham.
Referee: Jonathan Roberts.
Note: South Leeds Life did not have a reporter at the match and we have pulled the information for this report together from various sources.