Late rally sees Roughyeds home
Date published: 04 March 2019
The Roughyeds v Bulls clash is NOT all ticket
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.
Do you have a story for us? Want to tell us about something going on in and around Oldham? Let us know by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org , calling our Oldham-based newsroom on 0161 633 2121 , tweeting us @oldhamchronicle or messaging us through our Facebook page. All contact will be treated in confidence.