Sheffield Eagles 32-26 Doncaster RLFC
Eagles maintain momentum
Sheffield claimed their seventh consecutive win as they beat South Yorkshire rivals Doncaster 32-26 in the Kingstone Press Championship.
Scott Turner went over in the fifth minute but Kyle Kesik quickly responded for Doncaster who edged in front when Stewart Sanderson booted the conversion.
Back came the Eagles with a Misi Taulapapa try converted by Dominic Brambani but a converted Chris Spurr try had the visitors back in front.
Sanderson then extended the lead to six points with a try but Taulapapa crossed the whitewash for his second with Brambani adding the extras to make the scores 16-16 at half-time.
Sheffield then took control with two tries in the opening stages of the second period as Matt Garside and Tom Armstrong went over with Brambani converting Garside's effort.
Brooke Broughton's score gave Doncaster hope but a converted effort from Quentin Lauulu-Togagae rendered Danny Cowling's late try a mere consolationg.