This was a superlative performance by Kirkby at Underley Park, an unstoppable irresistible display of powerful forward play and exhilarating backs running rugby against a competent Liverpool St Helens side who were just swept away on the day.
There was certainly a hint of the season starting to change at Round Ash Park when the Vale of Lune and Leigh faced each other for the second time in North One West.
The Heysham Atoms kicked off their third season of summer rugby with a heavy defeat in Salford against Irlam.
Vale of Lune head coach Paul Woodward has revealed there were some harsh words in the Powderhouse Lane dressing room after his side’s defeat against league leaders Wirral on Saturday.
Heysham Atoms kick off their third season of summer rugby this Saturday.
Carnforth claimed an excellent 25-17 victory over Bury in North Lancs 2 on Saturday.
For the past three seasons in North One West the club that was at the head of the table at the end of February went onto to be crowned champions, so history suggests that Wirral could well be the bookies’ favourite for promotion.
There is no let up for the Vale of Lune as they do battle with top of the table Wirral on Saturday after their pulsating derby with Kirkby Lonsdale last time out.
The chariots were certainly swinging low at Underley Park and Twickenham as the hosts in both instances gave their supporters something to cheer and sing about.
Two Carnforth teams tasted defeat in rearranged games at Clitheroe on Saturday.
Vale of Lune head coach Paul Woodward hopes his side’s frustration at seeing their derby against Kirkby Lonsdale postponed will drive them onto victory.
Vale of Lune and Kirkby Lonsdale will try again this Saturday after seeing their North One West derby called off at the weekend.
Carnforth claimed their biggest win of the season on Saturday against a gutsy and determined Broughton outfit.
Vale of Lune head coach Paul Woodward is ready for a “cracking derby” at Kirkby Lonsdale on Saturday.
On a wet, windy afternoon at Powder House Lane a sparse crowd saw the Vale of Lune win their first league game since November 23.