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Leigh East round up
3:28pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014 in Sport
Saddleworth Rangers 38 Leigh East 2nd 22
EAST were unable to gain their first win of the season due to ill discipline and a number of penalties being turned into points.
There were plenty of positives, led by Mark Ballard and Zac Nicholls East played some quality rugby.
Tries for East came from Ballard, Mike Fearnay, Lee Gaskell and Marcus Mercer with Nicholls converting three.
Leigh East u18 4 Ince Rose Bridge 6
EAST started off brightly with a well-worked try out wide by Billy Allred but let the visitors take the lead.
East face Wigan St Judes in the national cup semi final at Ledgard Avenue on April 27.
West Bank Bears 10 Leigh East u15 28
EAST’S unbeaten start continued with victory against West Bank.
East raced into a 22-10 half time lead after tries from Danny Surridge, Corey Hamer, Brad Whelan and James Fleming, Whelan adding three conversions.
Ethan Fleming scored in the second half, Whelan converted.
Leigh East u14 16 Newton Storm 21
A MUCH-IMPROVED performance saw East take an early lead with an unconverted try from Will Ludlow.
Newton hit back to lead at the break, but East replied with a try from Ryan Horne converted by Danny Hatton.
Lewis Clarke touched down and Horne converted to tie the game at 16-16 with five minutes left, but Newton scored a late winning try.
Leigh East u13 10 Wigan St Judes 20
EAST tries came from Jack Hamer and Jordan McKay with Matty Rudd adding a goal.
Oldham St Annes 30 Leigh East u12 6
EAST’S Callum Hughes scored a brilliant solo try, regathering a last tackle chip over to score between the posts and convert.
Leigh East u11 16 Wigan St Pats 18 EAST came up short after handing Wigan an 18-0 first half lead.
Excellent defensive work from Callum Thorpe and strong runs from the forward pack gave East a foothold.
Taylor Pemberton intercepted to sprint home, before Jordan Fishwick went over and Ben Molyneaux grabbed the final try.
Leigh East u10 1 Woolston Rovers 10
EAST were dominated and only managed a Tyler Caldwell try.
West Bank Bears 7 Leigh East u8 1
JOSH Hopkins grabbed East’s only try, Cai O'Brien earned man-of-the-match with his leadership skills, Romy Bell gained best run and Ryan Kelleher won the best tackle.
Leigh East u7 9 Woolston Rovers 8
EAST continued their good form with another home victory with tries from Broady Allred, three, Finn Penkywicz, Luke Thorpe and Jude Wright scoring four to take the man-of-the-match award
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