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Vale of Lune 12-13 Wirral

Vale of Lune were were only able to pick up a single losing bonus point in their final home game of 2018 against Wirral on Saturday on a very wet and breezy afternoon at Powderhouse Lane.

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Ben Dorrington. Picture: Tony North

Rossendale 26-0 Vale of Lune

After recording their first win of the season last week, Vale of Lune were brought back down to earth at Rossendale on Saturday with a 26-0 defeat.

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Scott Armstrong going for his second try.

Kirkby Lonsdale 25-22 Rossendale

Kirkby Lonsdale held on to beat Rossendale 25-22 at Underley Park on Saturday, but they were made to work hard for the victory as the visitors came close to a remarkable comeback.

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Chris Ramwell beats Billingham to score. Picture: Tony North.

Vale of Lune 21-19 Billingham

Vale of Lune ended their winless streak on Saturday after beating joint-league leaders Billingham in what was a monumental victory at Powderhouse Lane.

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Ben Dorrington. Picture: Tony North.

Sandal 50-24 Vale of Lune

Vale of Lune were beaten 50-24 on Saturday after travelling to Sandal without a number of their regular players with five missing.

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Alex Briggs passes to the wing. Picture: Tony North.

Vale of Lune 38-45 Harrogate

Vale of Lune were left disappointment at the final whistle on Saturday after failing to secure or even build on their half time lead of 35-17 at home to Harrogate.

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Harry Ralston scores a try for Kirkby Lonsdale.

Lymm 38-38 Kirkby Lonsdale

The home victory against Lymm the previous Saturday was seen by many as Kirkby Lonsdale’s best performance of the season, but they raised the bar again with a convincing 38-26 away win at Harrogate, who were third in the league going into this match.

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Fergus Owens scored a late try. Picture: Tony North.

Lymm 38-38 Vale of Lune

Vale of Lune recorded their first league draw since January 2017 at the weekend away at Lymm, and in doing so ended their seven game losing sequence in North Premier.

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Will Hunt sprints to score. Picture: Tony North

Vale of Lune 22-29 Kirkby Lonsdale

In the second meeting of the season following the abandonment of the fixture played in September, Kirkby Lonsdale claimed the bragging rights with a try bonus victory over Vale of Lune.

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Fergus Owens sprints down the wing to score. Picture: Tony North.

Ilkley 29-5 Vale of Lune

In their first Roses clash of the season, Vale suffered their fourth successive defeat and after the opening month of the campaign they are rooted to the bottom of the table.

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Taylor Mills clears the ball. Picture: Tony North.

Valiant A team refuse to go down without fight

After a disappointing performance against Caldy 2 the previous week, Vale seconds produced a far more bullish and upbeat exhibition against a fit, fast, exciting Sale outfit and only in the closing 10 minutes did the home side show signs of fatigue, losing 57-28.

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Fergus Owens sprints down the wing to score. Picture: Tony North.

Kendal 19-12 Vale of Lune

Vale of Lune and Kendal last crossed swords in the 2015/16 season when the Cumbrians finished at the top of North One West having completed the double over Vale 34-3 at Mint Bridge and 5-0 at Powderhouse Lane.

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Captain Jonty Higgin takes on Wilmslow. Picture: Tony North.

Vale of Lune 19-27 Wilmslow

There were signs in the Vale of Lune’s opening home game of the season that they had put the horror show that they had experienced at Blaydon behind them.

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Charlie Lomas scored Vale's first try. Picture: Tony North.

Blaydon 92-12 Vale of Lune

Vale of Lune travelled to Blaydon to take on the hosts at their impressive Crow Trees ground without a dozen players who had played a vital role in securing promotion from North One West last season.

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