Elland fall victim to Sharks

Elland's poor run in the National Conference League continued with a 30-10 defeat at home to Shaw Cross Sharks today.

The visitors took the lead after 10 minutes with a converted try from their winger and doubled their advantage six minutes later after a try under the posts from their scrum half.

On 38 minutes Elland’s captain Tom Harnett burst through to touch down but the conversion was wide.

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After penalties galore for both sides, Shaw Cross gained their third converted try to lead 18-4 at the break.

It was game over when the visitors scored on 43 minutes and then added two interception tries.

Harnett burst through to score a converted try and complete the scoring.

Fullback Karl Frankland was best for Elland, who have no Division One game next weekend.

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Siddal made it five wins out of five in the Premier Division, but still trail Leigh Miners Rangers on points difference, after an 18-6 win at Egremont Rangers.

Four of their wins have been away but they are home to third-from-bottom Hull Dockers next on May 7.