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Late rally sees Roughyeds home

Date published: 04 March 2019


For an hour Crusaders totally dominated a slog in awful conditions, but Roughyeds finally found their feet in the last 20 minutes to snatch it with two tries by left-winger Lee Kershaw, another by Dave Hewitt and two Hewitt conversions.

Oldham took the lead for the first time five minutes from the end when classy Anthony Bowman made a crucial half-break and slipped a peach of a pass to the supporting Hewitt to go in for the equalising try.

He made no mistake with the conversion and then Oldham hung on for the last few minutes to receive tremendous applause at the end from an estimated 150 travelling supporters.

 


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