Halifax beat Featherstone in Northern Rail Cup Final

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Halifax RLFC have claimed the Northern Rail Cup after a 21-12 victory over Featherstone Rovers.

Nearly 7,000 people watched the victory at Bloomfield Road, home of Blackpool FC.

Fax fans who made the journey saw tries from Steve Tyrer, Anthony Thackeray and Sam Barlow see the side home.

Tyrer also added to his tally for the match kicking four goals with Craig Ashall picking up a drop goal.

Liam Finn, who kicked two goals, and Sam Smeaton each scored a try for Rovers but it was not enough against the men from Halifax.