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Doncaster RLFC 39-18 Halifax RLFC

31st of August 2014
Doncaster RLFC 39-18 Halifax RLFC

Official Match Report

Doncaster join the chase for second

Doncaster kept alive their hopings of finishing second in the Kingstone Press Championship table following a 39-18 victory over Halifax.

A week ago, Doncaster were six points adrift of second-placed Featherstone Rovers but they won their appeal against a three-point deduction for fielding an ineligible player and are now just a point behind Featherstone with a game to go.

Player-coach Paul Cooke, veteran forward Steve Snitch and winger David Scott all scored two tries apiece as Doncaster built on a 19-6 interval lead.

Andy Bracek, Luke Adamson and Paul Mennell scored tries for Halifax but they were not enough to prevent a second successive defeat, again without a losing bonus point to console them.

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