By Robert Haile
Barrow Raiders Ladies are making history in their debut season as they go three games unbeaten in the Women’s Super League.
In today, June 26, game the visitors to Barrow were Castleford Tigers.
It was another dominant home display as the Raiders ran out 46-10 winners with tries from Christina Tully, Sarah Wilkinson, Emily Stirzaker, three for Vanessa Temple, Demi Fisher, Kerri-Ann Smith and Michelle Larkin with Jodie Litherland converting some.
The result moves the Raiders into third.
The two other games in Group 2 had Featherstone Rovers beating Leigh Miners Rangers 34-4 to stay second and unbeaten league leaders Warrington Wolves 0-54 victory over Bradford Bulls.
In Group 2 of the Women’s Super League Barrow will face Bradford Bulls, Castleford Tigers, Featherstone Rovers, Wakefield Trinty and fellow new team Leigh Miners Rangers.
In Group 1 St Helens lost 18-20 to Leeds Rhinos on Thursday June 23 and then on Sunday June 26 Wigan Warriors were beat 0-46 by table topping York City Knights.
Like in the Mens Super League the season will end with a playoff involving the top four from each Group with the Group 2 Shield Final to be played as part of a double header with the Group 1 Grand Final.
The winners of the Shield Final will be promoted to Group 1 for 2023 with no team being relegated to Group 2.
Group 1 Fixtures
Thursday June 23
St Helens 18-20 Leeds Rhinos
Sunday June 26
Wigan Warriors 0-46 York City Knights
Group 2 Results
Sunday June 26
Barrow Raiders 46-10 Castleford Tigers
Featherstone Rovers 34-4 Leigh Miners Rangers
Bradford Bulls 0-54 Warrington Wolves
Group 1 Table
- York City Knights – 8
- Leeds Rhinos – 4
- St Helens – 2
- Wigan Warriors – 2
- Huddersfield Giants – 0
Group 2 Table
- Warrington Wolves – 8
- Featherstone Rovers – 8
- Barrow Raiders – 6
- Bradford Bulls – 6
- Leigh Miners Rangers – 2
- Castleford Tigers – 0
- Wakefield Trinity – 0