Lock Lane's Craig Savage seals his side's 18-10 victory over Thatto Heath with a late try. Picture: MATTHEW MERRICK

PICTURE SPECIAL: Lock Lane knock out National Conference champions Thatto Heath in thrilling Betfred Challenge Cup tie

Lock Lane advanced into the second round of the Betfred Challenge Cup when they beat Thatto Heath Crusaders 18-10 in a thrilling game - and photographer Matthew Merrick was there to capture the best of the action.

By Tony Harber
Monday, 17th January 2022, 8:00 am

Here's a selection of Matthew's pictures from a memorable cup tie in which the Castleford side showed fantastic determination to overcome the reigning National Conference League champions

Lock Lane will now go on to play professional club Oldham away in a second round tie to be played over the weekend of January 29 and 30.

More on the game in this Thursday's edition of the Pontefract & Castleford Express

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