HARRY BROWN totalled 28 points with six tries and two goals as HALIFAX completed the WHEELCHAIR Cup and League `double’ with a 78-18 win over LEEDS RHINOS in Saturday’s GRAND FINAL at Medway.
Jack Brown scored five tries, while other touchdowns went to Joseph Batchelor and Nathan Mulhall, with Wayne Boardman (9) and Robert Hawkins (2) adding further conversions.
Leeds, who lost to Halifax in the recent Challenge Cup Final, were 54-0 down before Nathan Collins crossed nine minutes into the second half. Tom Halliwell scored a try and a goal for the Rhinos and Jodie Boyd-Ward and James Simpson added touchdowns.
HALIFAX: Wayne Boardman, Jack Brown, Harry Brown, Coral Batey, Robert Hawkins, Gavin Dobson, Andy Atkinson, Jack Sykes, Stewart Walker, Joseph Batchelor, Joseph Martin, Annabelle Hawkins, Nathan Mulhall.
RHINOS: Tom Halliwell, Nathan Collins, Josh Butler, Jodie Boyd-Ward, James Simpson, Tony Godward, Sebastian Bechara, Ryan Richardson, Neil Harper, Ewan Cibbens.
Referees: Steve Abel, Matt Ball, Dave Abel, Sean Blenkinsop.
Saturday 16 September 2017
WHEELCHAIR GRAND FINAL: Halifax 78 Leeds Rhinos 18 (at Medway).