Northern Rail Cup wins for Scorpions and Crusaders

Hemel Stags 20-22 South Wales Scorpions

Scorpions sneaked a 22-20 win over Hemel Stags to keep up their hunt for a last 16 place in the Northern Rail Cup.

Dalton Grant scored two tries with Sam Powell and James Tutuila also crossing for the Scorpions.

Ollie Olds converted three out of four goals for the visitors in a match played in atrocious conditions.

North Wales Crusaders 30-16 Rochdale Hornets

Crusaders produced a gutsy second half fightback to maintain their 100% record in Pool A of the Northern Rail Cup with victory at the Racecourse.

Rob Massam scored two tries with Tommy Johnson, Dave McConnell and Simon Stephens also scoring tries.

Johnson also added five goals for the home side, who had trailed 16-12 at the interval.