Sherburn secure stylish cup win as Bulldogs march on

Sherburn Bears' Paul Walshaw. (S)
Sherburn Bears' Paul Walshaw. (S)

Sherburn bounced back from last week’s disappointment at Bradford’s Odsal Sedbergh to cruise through to the second round of the Pennine Supplementary Cup.

They beat Guiseley Rangers 48-4, despite missing seven regular players, as Guiseley had no answer to playmaker general Paul Walshaw’s mercurial talents as he skilfully guided Sherburn around the park.

Centre Bryn Watson set up winger Paul Nicholson for the first try, although Guiseley quickly levelled. However after that, the Rangers scored no more points.

Sam Booth crossed next for Bears and Walshaw converted, before he converted a try of his own. Walshaw then grabbed a second and kicked the goal to go in 22-4 at half-time.

After the break, futher tries from Watson, Shaun Crossland (2), Lewis Booth and stand-off Sam Booth (2) secured passage to the next round. Sam Booth was named man of the match.

Back in Pennine Six, WETHERBY BULLDOGS continued their storming season at Wyke A, romping to a 56-12 victory.

There are no league matches tomorrow due to the Super League Grand Final.