Rugby Union

Rugby Union

Vale of Lune 15-80 Blaydon

Vale of Lune ended their North Premier season in the same way that they had begun it, with a hammering at the hands of Blaydon.

Jack Ayrton wins the ball. Picture: Tony North

Wirral 75-7 Vale of Lune

Vale of Lune’s brief sojourn in the rarefied atmosphere of the North Premier took a step closer at Thornton Common Road with their final away fixture on what has been a wretched season.

Fergus Owens sprints clear to score. Picture: Tony North.

Vale of Lune 32-54 Rossendale

Relegated Vale of Lune faced Rossendale on the back of a six match losing streak in which they had conceded 367 points and with the knowledge that Coach Dan Williams would be leaving them at the end of the season.

Rob Wilson. Picture: Tony North.

Lancaster City 2-2 Hednesford Town

Paul Dawson came off the bench to earn Lancaster City a point deep into injury time on Saturday as the Dolly Blues came from 2-0 down to draw 2-2 with Hednesford Town at the Giant Axe.

Fergus Owens. Picture: Tony North

Hull 97-0 Vale of Lune

Front runners for promotion Hull faced struggling Vale of Lune for the first time at the Hull Sports Centre on Saturday and it was the hosts who recorded a convincing 97-0 victory.

Mike Fearon.

Kirkby Londale 3-28 Hull

Kirkby Lonsdale hosted North Premier leaders Hull on Saturday, and it was the high-flying visitors who came away with the points, winning 28-3.

Vale's Billy Swarbrick clears. Picture: Tony North.

Vale of Lune 7-24 Alnwick

Vale lost to Alnwick for the second time this season on Saturday and fell a long way short of the standards set in their January victories against Kendal and Ilkley.

Dan Thompson.

Alnwick 21-3 Kirkby Lonsdale

Following their victory against Vale of Lune last week, Kirkby Lonsdale were brought back down to earth on Saturday with a 21-3 defeat away at Alnwick.

Aiden Yates goes head to head with Ilkley. Picture: Tony North

Vale of Lune 24-17 Ilkley

Despite the disappointment surrounding the Kirkby defeat last week, Vale of Lune bounced back in style to record their third North Premier win and claw their way out of the next to bottom slot in the table.

Vale's Olly Jacques with Fergus Owens in support. Picture: Tony North

Kirkby Lonsdale 17-5 Vale of Lune

Kirkby Lonsdale claimed the bragging rights and the points against Vale of Lune on Saturday in a game that both teams needed to win as they fight to avoid relegation from North Premier.

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