By Robert Haile
In the National Conference League teams continued their March towards the end of the season.
In the Premier Division West Hull beat second placed Hunslet Club Parkside 16-8 to go seven points clear with three games left and win the League.
Lock Lane moved into third with a 98-4 win over Egremont Rangers that regelated the visitors, Wath Brow Hornets beat fellow playoff side Thatto Heath Crusaders 32-25 while sixth placed Siddal picked up a 8-38 away win at Leigh Miners Rangers.
In a relegation four pointer Thornhill Trojans gave themselves a fighting chance with a 20-10 win over fellow relegation candidate York Acorn while Pilkington Recs picked up a 20-30 win over Rochdale Mayfield.
The Division One title looks like it could go down to the final game after Kells picked up a 50-0 win over relegated Milford and Hull Dockers close 24-22 win over Stanningley as the pair sit joint top with Kells leading on points difference.
In the battle for the playoffs Wigan St Patricks 12-46 win over relegated Saddleworth Rangers kept them ahead of Ince Bridge Rose who beat West Bowling 22-12.
Oulton Raiders currently sit in sixth place after a 18-6 win over the final relegated team Myton Warriors while Skirlaugh sit two points back in eighth after a 26-16 win over Featherstone Lions.
Heworth will be playing in Division One after wrapping up the Division Two title with a 12-48 victory away Wigan St Judes.
Barrow Island moved back into second and the other promotion place with a 24-12 win over Dewsbury Moor Maroons and sent a congratulatory Tweet to Heworth, their next opponent.
In the playoff fight Woolston Rovers in sixth put three points between them and Dewsbury Celtic with a 26-22 win over Normanton Knights.
At the bottom Bradford Dudley Hill will need to win all three of their remaining games and hope those above lose theirs after a 10-6 win over fellow relegation candidates Beverley.
In Division Three East Leeds will be playing in Division Two and Waterhead Warriors are not far behind them as the pair fight for the title over the last three games.
East Leeds keep a four point gap at the top with a 20-38 win away at Drighlington while Waterhead Warriors beat Batley Boys 15-23.
Oldham St Annes stay joint third ahead of Seaton Rangers after a 44-6 win over Hensingham while Rangers beat Shaw Cross Sharks 16-18.
At the bottom Eastmoor Dragons will be one of the two occupying the re-election places after a 24-32 defeat to Bentley.e
In a mid table game Leigh East beat Millom 22-18.
Premier Division Results
Leigh Miners Rangers 8-38 Siddal
Lock Lane 98-4 Egremont Rangers
Rochdale Mayfield 20-30 Pilkington Recs
Thornhill Trojans 20-10 York Acorn
Wath Brow Hornets 32-25 Thatto Heath Crusaders
West Hull 16-8 Hunslet Club Parkside
Premier Division Table
- West Hull – 35
- Hunslet Club Parkside – 28
- Lock Lane – 26
- Thatto Heath Crusaders – 25
- Wath Brow Hornets – 23
- Siddal – 20
- Leigh Miners Rangers – 16
- Rochdale Mayfield – 14
- Pilkington Recs – 14
- York Acorn – 11
- Thornhill Trojans – 10
- Egremont Rangers – 6
Division One Table
- Kells – 30
- Hull Dockers – 30
- Wigan St Patricks – 26
- Ince Rose Bridge – 25
- West Bowling – 23
- Oulton Raiders – 21
- Stanningley – 20
- Skirlaugh – 19
- Featherstone Lions – 18
- Myton Warriors – 8
- Saddleworth Rangers – 4
- Milford – 2
Division One Results
Skirlaugh 26-16 Featherstone Lions
Hull Dockers 24-22 Stanningley
Ince Rose Bridge 22-12 West Bowling
Kells 50-0 Milford
Oulton Raiders 18-6 Myton Warriors
Saddleworth Rangers 12-46 Wigan St Patricks
Division Two Table
- Heworth – 33
- Barrow Island – 26
- Crosfields – 26
- Normanton Knights – 23
- Clock Face Miners – 22
- Woolston Rovers – 19
- Dewsbury Celtic – 16
- Wigan St Judes – 15
- Dewsbury Moor Maroons – 14
- Hunslet Warriors – 10
- Beverley – 8
- Bradford Dudley Hill – 8
Division Two Fixtures
Barrow Island 24-12 Dewsbury Moor Maroons
Bradford Dudley Hill 10-6 Beverley
Wigan St Judes 12-48 Heworth
Woolston Rovers 26-22 Normanton Knights
Division Three Table
- East Leeds – 34
- Waterhead Warriors – 30
- Oldham St Annes – 26
- Seaton Rangers – 26
- Shaw Cross Sharks – 22
- Bentley – 20
- Leigh East – 17
- Millom – 16
- Drighlington – 14
- Batley Boys – 12
- Hensingham – 8
- Eastmoor Dragons – 3
Division Three Fixtures
Batley Boys 15-23 Waterhead Warriors
Drighlington 20-38 East Leeds
Eastmoor Dragons 24-32 Bentley
Leigh East 22-18 Millom
Oldham St Annes 44-6 Hensingham
Shaw Cross Sharks 16-18 Seaton Rangers