Titans book place in Yorkshire Cup final

Pontefract Titans trounced Wilberforce College 52-0 in the Yorkshire Colleges Cup semi-finals.
Pontefract Titans trounced Wilberforce College 52-0 in the Yorkshire Colleges Cup semi-finals.

Pontefract New College’s Titans RL team mastered atrocious conditions to crush Wilberforce College 52-0 and book their place in the Yorkshire Cup final.

They now take on Calderdale College in the final at Oulton Raiders ARLFC on Wednesday, February 26 (2pm kick-off).

It promises t0 b e a thrilling clash between two teams who both have 100 per cent records this season.

New College’s try scorers against Wilberforce College were Jake Ward (two), Ryan Barnaby (two), Connor McHale, Tom Chester, Joe Campbell, Danny Rhodes, Nathan Archer, Liam Kay and Mike Smith.

Danny Johnnson kicked three conversions and Tom Eagan landed one.

Wilberforce coach Dean Reacher, who is also the England Colleges coach, praised the Titans display.

“Pontefract Titans stuck to their task really well,” he said.

“I’d expect most of their team to make Yorkshire Colleges team and I look forward to working with the lads selected from the Titans to represent England Colleges.”