ORMSKIRK 10 LIVERPOOL ST HELENS 23 (23/11/2019)
Liverpool St Helens made an excellent start to their 2020 MJ Worsley Cup campaign with a much improved performance. The win was underpinned by a strong and co-
There is a welcome youthful look to the front eight these days with Joe Jackson improving with every game at hooker; Chris Hall partnering Royle in the second row and now making his mark at the lineout; Conner Thompson and Connor Roberts proving effective at wing forward and the most impressive of them all on the day, Chris Hull at number eight. Up front the steady and influential presence of Adam Gore at loose head prop is balanced by Ross Macaulay on the other side.
On Saturday it all came together and in a performance that started straight from the first whistle they virtually played the full eighty minutes on the front foot.
A terrific start saw LSH earn a penalty in front of the posts after three minutes, landed by Robert Sexton. 0-
Ormskirk started well in the second half determined to reduce the arrears, and eventually scored a try down the left wing after 59 minutes. 5-
Ormskirk, due to visit LSH next Saturday in the League, provided a timely reminder of what they can do with a good try just before the finish. 10-
15 Bacon 14 Walker 13 Royle J 12 McClurg 11 Hennigan 10 Sexton 9 Morris 1 Gore 2 Jackson 3 MaCauley 4 Royle P 5 Hall 6 Thompson 7 Roberts 8 Hull. 16 Heywood 17 Potter 18 Arnold 19 Richardson.