Featherstone Lions celebrate winning the National Conference Division One play-off final. Picture: Jonathan Buck

Twelve great pictures from Featherstone Lions' National Conference play-off final triumph

Featherstone Lions crowned their excellent season when they earned promotion to the top flight of the National Conference in the Division One play-off final - and here's the best of the action captured by photographers Jonathan Buck and Matthew Merrick.

In a game played at Featherstone Rovers' LD Nutrition Stadium the Lions defeated Stanningley 23-10 with tries by Danny Gilbert, Danny Glassell, Jake Perkins and Gaz Gale plus three goals and a drop-goal kicked by Ian Jackson. Full match report in this week's Pontefract & Castleford Express.

1. Let the celebrations begin for the Lions

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2. Try joy for the Lions

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3. Bowing out on a high

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4. Promotion mastermind

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