North Wales Crusaders 10-17 Whitehaven

Jamie Rooney's late drop goal secured victory for Whitehaven over the Crusaders at the Racecourse in Co-Operative Championship 1.

Billy Sheen scored the opening try of the afternoon for Crusaders before Carl Sice crossed for the visitors, who led 6-4 at the interval.

Sheen's second try early in the second half restored the home side's lead but the visitors hit back with tries from Calvert and Lee Doran.

Crusaders fought back but their attempts were in vain as Rooney added a late drop-goal to seal victory.

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