Knights and Rovers celebrate cup success

Knights' man of the match Scott Hutton
Knights' man of the match Scott Hutton

NORMANTON Knights A saw off the challenge of local rivals Sharlston Rovers to bag the Physiowise Cup but there was consolation for the Sharlston club when its first team cruised to victory in the Unison Presidents Cup.

Pennine League Premier Division title chasers Rovers secured the Presidents Cup with a comprehensive 36-0 win over Ackworth Jaguars on Saturday.

Man of the match Carl Spencer and Brian Sutton ran in a brace of tries apiece.

Sunday’s Physiowise Cup final went the way of Yorkshire League side Normanton who trailed to an early penalty but prevailed thanks to tries from man of the match Scott Hutton and Jamie Watts.

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