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Lancashire win the County Championship title
<p>Lancashire regained the Bill Beaumont
Cup after eighty minutes of enthralling rugby in the Twickenham sunshine. A close game was rounded off by Ben Rath’s try two minutes from time to confirm the destination of this season’s County Championship title. Captain Louis McGowan claimed the trophy from Bill Beaumont, amid thousands of travelling Cornish supporters who had made the game an occasion to remember. “When I knew we were to play Cornwall, I knew it was going to be a tough game. What helped us was...
Cheshire match report
Cheshire 20 Lancashire 13 Lancashire qualified for
the Bill Beaumont County Championship Cup final with a late Chris Johnson penalty goal to earn the losing bonus point to confirm top spot in Division One North. Early concerted pressure on the Cheshire line earned only one converted first-half try from Nick Royle and a Chris Johnson penalty goal,...
Lancashire earn the bragging rights in Roses encounter
Lancashire overcame a powerful Yorkshire pack to take
the spoils at Fylde, winning 35-25 to take top spot in North Division One of the Bill Beaumont Cup. Replacement fly-half Chris Johnson proved to be the matchwinner with the final try of the day, having intercepted on Yorkshire\'s ten-metre line to race through for the bonus-point win. Dominic...
Lancashire overcome Durham to set up intriguing Roses clash
The Red Rose side collected a win at Hartlepool after
coming from behind. Here is the report from RFU North Press Officer, Tony Simpson - LANCASHIRE and Yorkshire set up another crucial Division One North Bill Beaumont Cup Roses match at Fylde on Saturday (May 11) when they both came through testing games yesterday in the opening tranche of fixtures....