In a nutshell
A hat-trick from star winger Justin Carney helped Castleford to a comfortable win over Championship outfit Batley.
How it unfolded
5’ – Luke Dorn opens the Tigers’ account with a superb score assisted by Justin Carney. Marc Sneyd adds the extras: 6-0.
20’ – Justin Carney goes from provider to scorer, and Sneyd adds another two points: 12-0.
26’ – Batley hit back through Josh Griffin, who makes a 70 metre break. Patterson adds the extras: 12-6.
48’ – Justin Carney adds another try out wide, but Sneyd misses the kick: 6-16.
56’ – TotalRL columnist Dorn then adds his second of the day, but Sneyd misses again and there’s only 14 points in it: 6-20.
61’ – Jamie Ellis goes over thanks to good work on the left by Marc Sneyd, who adds the extras this time: 6-26.
66’ – Sneyd fakes a kick then charges through the resulting gap, adding a conversion to make it: 6-32.
68’ – Carney completes his hat-trick but Sneyd thumps the post with his conversion attempt: 6-36.
72’ – James Clare puts the Tigers past 40 points and Sneyd makes it: 6-42.
78’ – Scott Wheeldon puts the cherry on top of a solid Cas performance. Sneyd adds the extras: 6-48.
80’- Patterson adds a consolation try on the hooter but fails to convert: 10-48.
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