Oldham RLFC 28-10 North Wales Crusaders
Ford treble crushes Crusaders
John Ford scored a hat-trick of tries as Kingstone Championship 1 leaders Oldham defeated North Wales Crusaders 28-10.
Kenny Hughes gave the Roughyeds an early lead as he crossed over after just two minutes before Dan Birkett struck back with a try of his own minutes later for Crusaders.
But Ford claimed his first two efforts to hand the home side an 18-4 half-time lead.
Jono Smith scored a try minutes after the break - converted by Tommy Johnson - as the away side attempted a comeback, but Ford's third and Mo Agoro's late score, in addition to Lewis Palfrey's four goals, meant Oldham hold on to their lead at the top for another week.