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Wharfedale 4ths 19 – 19 Cleckheaton 3rds

March 2nd, 2015

A true ding-dong battle between two well matched sides, both sides had early scoring opportunities, but it was 20 minutes before the deadlock was broken as Cleckheaton opened the scoring with a converted try. Wharfedale replied with a penalty before Cleckheaton went further ahead with another converted try.
Wharfedale replied with a try. Cleckheaton scored their third try just before halftime. The second half saw Wharfedale tighten up their game and went on the attack, keeping Cleckheaton penned in their own half for long periods. Pressure finally resulted in a converted try with 15 minutes to go. Further pressure gave Wharfedale the penalty chance to level the scores, which was gratefull converted, leaving a frantic last 5 minutes as both sides tried to get the decisive score, but a draw was a fair result on the day.

Wharfedale scorers . Tries: Duncan Clayton- Stead , Jim Bowers
Jonathan Davies added 1 conversion and 2 penalties

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