Halifax RLFC 50-18 Whitehaven RLFC
Fax keep pace
Halifax kep themselves in touch with the Kingstone Press Championship frontrunners as they thrashed Whitehaven 50-18 at the Shay.
Halifax led only 18-12 at half-time but pulled away in the sweltering heat after the break.
Anthony Thackeray scored two tries before half-time and Steve Tyrer and Craig Ashall did likewise after the interval, with Luke Adamson and Lee Patterson grabbing Halifax' other touchdowns.
Whitehaven's tries were scored through Adam Swift, Jessie-Joe Parker and Jamie Rooney, who also kicked three goals.