Scarborough RUFC halt poor run with Huddersfield YMCA victory

Scarborough RUFC ended a run of six straight defeats by beating struggling Huddersfield YMCA.

Saturday, 18th January 2020, 5:32 pm
Updated Sunday, 19th January 2020, 2:31 pm
Scarborough RUFC on the charge against Huddersfield YMCA. Picture by Andy Standing.

Scarborough opened the scoring the 13th minute as scrum-half Jordan Wakeham managed to score an unconverted try.

Wakeham was involved again in the 22nd minute as winger Jonty Holloway made his way through the tackles and off-loaded to Wakeham who scored under the posts.

Tom Ratcliffe converting for 12-0.

The home side extended their lead four minutes later as Holloway crashed over after Ratcliffe had created the chance for his side to leave the game at 17-0.

Ratcliffe found his way onto the scoresheet in the 34th minute as quick work from Wakeham allowed him to score a converted try.

The visitors registered their first points of the afternoon on the stroke of half-time as Samuel Fletcher intercepted a pass and ran the length of the pitch to score an unconverted try for 24-5.

Winger Jack Anderson scored a well worked converted try in the 49th minute but his side failed to stop a dangerous attack from the visitors in the 60th minute to leave the game at 31-10.

With only five minutes left, the home side scored three tries courtesy of Wakeham, Aaron Wilson and Ratcliffe as their side ended a poor run of form to comfortably win 50-10.