Last Saturday saw Manchester Rangers travel to Ulverston in a top of the table clash
In a day that had seen heavy ran fall it looked like rangers were going to be in luck when conditions improved at the start of the game. The game started well with steady performances from Jack Bailey, Rubin Holland, Jack McCarthy and Steve Jones controlling the centre of the field from prop.
Ulverston crossed for two tries in the first half, both coming from powerful forward crashing over the Rangers defence from close range. Connor Saunders on form with the boot adding the extras on both occasions to give Ulverston a 12 point cushion. Steve Jones find himself in the sin bin for a technical infringement and Ulverston capitalised with a further two points from the penalty.
HALF TIME: Ulverston 14 – 0 Manchester Rangers
The second half was a stalemate with handbags seeing a sin binning for both sides amongst a pointless
40 minutes. A half to be forgotten for
Rangers in which they had their chances but failed to capitalise with two disallowed tries and a spurned break for Dan Munt seeing the Manchester side nilled for the first time in 2018. Stout defence from both sides kept attacks out on a number of occasions and the game was brought to an end with a deserved Ulverston win.
FULL TIME: Ulverston 14 – 0 Manchester Rangers
Manchester Rangers: 0
Man of the Match: Kashley Watkins
Manchestr Rangers Squad:
- Tyrone Chipchase, 2. Allan Khonje, 3. Dan Munt, 4. Max Horsfall, 5. Lug Djurabekov, 6. Ben Steele, 7. Josh Hill, 8. Rubin Holland, 9. Jordan Green, 10. Jack McCarthy, 11. Chris Allen, 12. Kashley Watkins. 13. Adam Heal, 14. Connor Winfield, 15. Jack Bailey, 16. Steve Jones, 17. Oli Roby