By Robert Haile
The National Conference came back with a bang after the weather played havoc with the fixtures.
In the Premier Division four teams remain unbeaten with three taking a 100 percent record into the third round.
On Saturday March 18 Hunslet ARLFC beat Leigh Miners Rangers 60-6 to sit top ahead of Rochdale Mayfield who beat Siddal 16-4 and West Hull won 22-32 at Wigan St Patricks.
Wath Brow Hornets sit fourth and unbeaten after a 16-16 draw at Lock Lane.
Hull Dockers picked their first win of the season with a 36-16 home win against York Acorn and Kells left Thatto Heath Crusaders with an 18-12 defeat.
A 100 percent record will fall on Saturday March 25 when West Hull face Rochdale Mayfield.
Hunslet ARLFC travel to Thatto Heath Crusaders and Wath Brow Hornets host Hull Dockers.
Kells take on Lock Lane while Siddal take on bottom club Leigh Miners Rangers.
York Acorn or Wigan St Patricks will gain their first points of the season as the pair face off.
Premier Division Results
Hunslet ARLFC 60-6 Leigh Miners Rangers
Lock Lane 16-16 Wath Brow Hornets
Hull Dockers 36-16 York Acorn
Rochdale Mayfield 16-4 Siddal
Thatto Heath Crusaders 18-12 Kells
Wigan St Patricks 22-32 West Hull
Premier Division Table
- Hunslet ARLFC – 4
- Rochdale Mayfield – 4
- West Hull – 4
- Wath Brow Hornets – 3
- Siddal – 2
- Kells – 2
- Thatto Heath Crusaders – 2
- Hull Dockers – 2
- Lock Lane – 1
- Wigan St Patricks – 0
- York Acorn – 0
- Leigh Miners Rangers – 0
In Division One Skirlaugh move two points clear with a 22-18 win over Thornhill Trojans on March 18.
West Bowling’s 48-18 win over Clock Face Miners and Oulton Raiders 22-2 win against Egremont Rangers move them into second and third.
It was a first win of the season as a 12-34 win for Heworth at Stanningley moved them up to sixth.
Skirlaugh will hope to finish March top of the table when they face West Bowling on March 25.
Oulton Raiders head to Ince Rose Bridge and Clock Face Miners take on Crosfields looking to move level with Skirlaugh if they fail to win.
Featherstone Lions and Thornhill Trojans will being determined to pick up their first points of the season when they host Pilkington Recs and Heworth respectively.
Back at home Egremont Rangers face Stanningley and continue their 11 live acts with Daley Rogers.
Division One Results
Oulton Raiders 22-2 Egremont Rangers
Skirlaugh 22-18 Thornhill Trojans
Stanningley 12-34 Heworth
West Bowling 48-18 Clock Face Miners
Division One Table
- Skirlaugh – 6
- West Bowling – 4
- Oulton Raiders – 4
- Clock Face Miners – 4
- Egremont Rangers – 2
- Heworth – 2
- Pilkington Recs – 2
- Stanningley – 2
- Crosfields – 2
- Ince Rose Bridge – 2
- Featherstone Lions – 0
- Thornhill Trojans – 0
In Division Two Waterhead Warriors went to the top of the table with a mid-week win on Thursday March 16 when they beat Wigan St Judes 18-32.
Barrow Island made it two from two at home on March 18 with a 28-12 win over Saddleworth Rangers and Shaw Cross Sharks put up their first points with a 16-17 win at Dewsbury Celtic.
Milford trip to Myton Warriors was not enjoyable as they came away with a 40-4 defeat Normanton Knights won 21-16 against Dewsbury Moor Maroons to move into seventh and Woolston Rovers sit second after a 52-16 victory over East Leeds.
The final game of March takes place on Saturday 25 with table toppers Waterhead Warriors host Normanton Knights, Woolston Rovers head to Dewsbury Celtic and Barrow Island are on the road to East Leeds.
Shaw Cross Sharks take on Myton Warriors, Dewsbury Moor Maroons host Wigan St Judes and Saddleworth Rangers face Milford.
Division Two Results
Barrow Island 28-12 Saddleworth Rangers
Dewsbury Celtic 16-17 Shaw Cross Sharks
Myton Warriors 40-4 Milford
Normanton Knights 21-16 Dewsbury Moor Maroons
Woolston Rovers 52-16 East Leeds.
Wigan St Judes 16-32 Waterhead Warriors
Division Two Table
- Waterhead Warriors – 4
- Woolston Rovers – 4
- Barrow Island – 4
- Dewsbury Moor Maroons – 2
- Myton Warriors – 2
- Dewsbury Celtic – 2
- Normanton Knights – 2
- Shaw Cross Sharks – 2
- Saddleworth Rangers – 2
- Wigan St Judes – 0
- East Leeds – 0
- Milford – 0
Leigh East joined Ellenborough at the top of Division Three after a 4-30 victory over Bentley on March 18.
There were first wins of the season for Drighlington with a 32-20 victory over Beverley and Hensingham beat Eastmoor 26-18.
It was not as happy a day for Millom as they were beaten 18-12 at Oldham St Annes.
The double Cumbrian derby on March 25 will have to wait as Hensingham’s game with Seaton Rangers has been postponed.
Millom take on league leaders Ellenborough while Leigh East head to Beverley.
Eastmoor Dragons welcome Oldham St Annes and Bentley head to Drighlington looking for their first points of the season.
Division Three Results
Bentley 4-30 Leigh East
Drighlington 32-20 Beverley
Hensingham 26-18 Eastmoor Dragons
Oldham St Annes 18-12 Millom
Division Three Table
- Ellenborough – 4
- Leigh East – 4
- Millom – 2
- Beverley – 2
- Drighlington – 2
- Oldham St Annes – 2
- Hensingham – 2
- Eastmoor Dragons – 0
- Bentley – 0
- Seaton Rangers – 0