9th July 2018, 11:09 | league_1

Betfred League 1: Round 16 Action

Betfred League 1: Round 16 Action

Betfred League 1 leaders kicked off Round 16 action at Odsal Stadium on Friday night against Newcastle Thunder; Brandon Pickersgill, Ethan Ryan and Dane Chisholm ran in tries as Bulls won 24-4.

The only game on Saturday saw Coventry Bears travel to London Skolars, Bears had only won one game all season but are only one place below Skolars, Bears won the game 24-20 to close the gap on Skolars.

Oldham ran riot against West Wales Raiders putting 102 points past the Welsh side who haven’t won a game all season, Raiders could only reply with six points.

Oldham’s Luke Hooley scored four tries, while; Jack Holmes, Dave Hewitt, and Jonah Cunningham all scored a hat-trick, Raiders’ only try came from Brad Kislingbury.

York City Knights’ Connor Robinson is currently at the top of the goals and points leader board, he helped his side to a 31-16 victory over Doncaster to keep pressure on Bradford at the top of the table.

Hemel Stags remain second from bottom with only two points after losing to Keighley Cougars 32-16.

Two points separate Oldham in third and Whitehaven in sixth, with the teams finishing from second to fifth making it into the play-offs, Whitehaven are keeping the pressure on those above after beating North Wales Crusaders 22-14.

Workington Town and Hunslet currently hold the last two remaining play-off places, Town started the day two points and a place behind Hunslet, however, they leapfrogged their rivals with a 28-18 victory.