It was touch and go whether the Vale second team’s top of the table clash against Lymm at Powderhouse Lane would go ahead on the main pitch, but it was given the all clear as Vale suffered a 22-7 defeat.
Vale of Lune hosted Firwood Waterloo on Saturday in a game that had its moments of high drama and was bristling with simmering tension that occasionally erupted with some undignified outbursts that pushed referee Sheard’s patience to the limits.
Vale’s game with Blackburn abandoned after injury to winger
Vale of Lune reached the nominal mid-way point of the North One West season but with three games still outstanding they were only completing their 11th fixture which had to be abandoned because of an injury to winger Sonny Waddington early in the second half.
Vale of Lune recovered from their surprise defeat to Douglas with an emphatic 87-20 victory over Warrington on Saturday, rattling in 13 tries with Damon Hall claiming four and Fergus Owens grabbing a hat-trick.
November frustrating month for Vale after loss and postponed games
November has been a frustrating month for the Vale of Lune, not only did they lose their unbeaten record to Douglas but they had no time repair any psychological damage because their next two fixtures were postponed because of the adverse weather conditions.
The top of the table clash between Vale of Lune 2nds and Lymm 2nds lived up to its pre match billing as the two leading clubs in the Cotton Traders Championship went head to head, with the Vale eventually coming out 32-27 winners.