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Cup joy for Thatto

4th of August 2014
Cup joy for Thatto

Thatto Heath claim Women's Challenge Cup.

Thatto Heath St Helens lifted the Women’s Challenge Cup after a 32-24 win over Bradford Clayton Thunderbirds.

Alex Simpson (2), Jennie Pendelbury, Jodie Cunningham, Emily Rudge and Tara Jones all touched down for Thatto, as four goals from Faye Gaskin completed their scoring.

Bradford gave as good as they got in the showpiece final at Dewsbury Rams Tetley’s Stadium, with Lois Forsell claiming a hat-trick in an outstanding display.

Charlotte Booth and Charlene Henegan also crossed the whitewash and Rhiannon Marshall landed a couple of goals, however, it was not quite enough.

Earlier in the afternoon Featherstone Rovers powered to a comfortable 64-14 victory over Stanningley in the Shield Final.

Kayleigh Bulman led the way with a four-try display and Andrea Dobson helped herself to a hat-trick.

Natalie Gilmour racked up a 26-point haul – two tries and nine goals – and Brogan Churm picked up a brace of tries.

Katie Cooper-Birkenhead completed the Rovers scoring with a conversion.

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