Moorenders trio lead way in try scoring charts

Cleckheaton have scored 78 tries and a total of 523 points in North One East.
Cleckheaton have scored 78 tries and a total of 523 points in North One East.

Cleckheaton trio Richard Piper, Ross Hayden and James Wilson are the top three try scorers in North One East, having touched down an incredible 51 times between them already.

Back-to-back hat-tricks against Driffield and Sheffield from captain Piper sees him lead the way with 22 tries and he also lies third in the division’s points scoring charts with 110.

Hayden is the second top try scorer with 15 and the in-form full-back is also the division’s leading points scorer and top goal kicker.

Hayden has landed 50 conversions and 10 penalties for a points total of 205 — a staggering 80 ahead of nearest challenger Stuart Wailes of West Hartlepool.

Winger James Wilson is third leading try scorer, one behind Hayden with 14.

Weekend Selected Sides

1stXV at Alnwick, ko 2.15pm, meet 9.15am: R Hayden, M Woodhead, J Wilson, Matt Piper, J Marshall, Michael Piper, J Bickerdike, P Turner, B Thrower, A Piper, G Turton, R Piercy, R Afoa Peterson, O Akroyd, R Piper. Reps: C Piper, C Blackburn, A Dawson.

Kestrels v Sandal 2nds, ko 2.15pm, meet 1pm: K Downes, H Bairstow, P Horrigan, L Bashforth, G Speight, J Toulson, M Fletcher, L Goldthorpe, R Motlib, M Snowden, J Crowther, M Beasty, W Denham, J Seddon, J White. Repplacements: R Brown, L Beasty, M Hadfield.

3rdXV at Baildon 2nd XV, ko 2.15pm, meet 12.30pm: C Green, A McArthy, S Smith, M Howard, J Green, J Ward, R Noble, A Corfield, A Porritt, A Lowe, M Womersley, M Wood, R Lowe, B Depledge, R Simpson. Replacements: A Smith, E Howard, J Sheridan.

4thXV at Morley 3rd XV, ko 2.15pm, meet 1pm: B Womersley, A Bailey, N Lazenby, A Hobson, C Aspinall, J Perks, A Brown, M Blakeley, P Manning, D Howe, J Womersley, I Webb, M Nicholson, A Clough, D Webb. Repplacements: D McGuigan, B Thornton, A Tilby-Baxter, D Burton,