Howdle Comes Off The Bench To Score As Beverley Reach Semi-Final

Howdle Comes Off The Bench To Score As Beverley Reach Semi Final
Howdle Comes Off The Bench To Score As Beverley Reach Semi-Final

produced a near-perfect performance to knock out the BARLA National Cup holders Thatto Heath at the Beverley Leisure Centre.

As a result of their win, the have booked their place in the competition semi-finals. Beverley will now go into the hat alongside Siddal, Kells.

While they will also be joined by the winners of the postponed tie between Myton Warriors and Wigan St Cuthberts.

Beverley’s squad was significantly strengthened by the return of Lewis Straw to the stand-off half position.

Beverley also welcomed back Jack Howdle, after sustaining that serious ankle ligament injury almost a year ago was selected on the bench.

In a hard-fought first half, the stand out performer was Luke Parker in the centre. He broke the deadlock between the two sides with a try from deep inside his own half on the 25th minute. His try was converted by Lewis Straw.

Jack Howdle Marks Return To Beverley First Team Action With Try

On the half-hour mark, Lewis Miller crossed to stretch the home side out a 10-0 lead with the conversion this time going wide.

On the stroke of half-time, Jordan Broughton pulled back a try for the visitors converted by Ben Roberts. This score was to leave the match very much in the balance at the break at 10-6.

Five minutes into the second half Luke Parker sent the Blue and Golds on their way. He managed to cross the line claiming his second try. However, the conversion was missed.

Mid-way through the second half Jack Howdle came off the bench. Howdle marked his return to first-team action with a popular try. Straw added to Beverley’s points total as he this time converted.

Beverley were very much in control at this point with a commanding 20-6 lead.

Seven minutes from time, the game was put beyond all reasonable doubt. Alex Calvert charged over for the try. Straw again adding the extra points with his boot.

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