Rochdale Hornets 42-12 South Wales Scorpions
Bloomfield treble sinks Scorpions
Dale Bloomfield scored a hat-trick of tries as Rochdale beat South Wales 42-12 in an ill-tempered Co-operative Championship 1 clash that featured five red cards.
Jonny Leather also bagged a brace and Steven Roper, Stephen Bannister and Andy Taylor crossed, with Paul Crook kicking five goals for the hosts.
Courtney Davies and Kristian Hawkes converted Ben Gilbert and David James' tries to help South Wales go in to half-time level at 12-12, but they were unable to add any points after the interval.
Rochdale pair Gary Middlehurst and Phil Braddish saw red along with South Wales duo Nathan Mossop and Jason Howells on 40 minutes, while the visitors also lost Dominic Crosty 17 minutes from time.