HAYDOCK won 24-12 at Shevington having made a bright start.

Carl Cheetham good run and cross kick was picked up by stand off Steve Jones, who touched down near the posts.

Jones added the conversion to put Haydock 6 - 0 in front after 3 mins.

Haydock then came under a lot of pressure but some dogged tackling by Carl Cheetham, John Tavena and Kyle Braithwaite kept their line intact.

Haydock came away from their line with some strong running and great support play to see the ball quickly zipped along the line and winger Karl Dingsdale drew the fullback and passed inside to Connor Smith who raced to the posts unopposed to touch down in the 19th minute. Steve Jones converted making it 12 - 0 to Haydock.

Shevington wouldn’t lie down and put a lot of pressure on the Yickers line, but the Yickers defence stood firm there was no further scoring till the 38th minute when Haydock broke 10 Yards from their line, Andrew Bacon broke through, and passed the ball to the supporting winger Karl Dingsdale, who did the rest has he sprinted down the touchline beating the all would-be defenders to score a good try.

Steve Jones again converted to put Haydock ahead by 18 - 0 which remained that score till Half Time.

Shevington playing with the slope the second half again piled on the pressure in the Haydock final third and finally broke Haydock defence with a converted try in the the 47th minute to make the score 18 - 6.

Shevvy now has their tails up and restarted the game with renewed enthusiasm but could not find a way to break the Yickers down

In form winger Dingsdale got the ball well into his own half and his speed got him through to score a great try from 70 meters out.

Steve Jones converted to keep up his 100% record to put Haydock in the driving seat at 24 - 6 after 65 mins.

Shevington kept on coming to their credit but a determined Yick defence withheld the pressure until in injury time they scored a consolation converted try.

John Travena took the Cable Taxis Man of the Match award, with Ste Jones, Andy Collier, Carl Cheetham and Karl Dingsdale all putting in top performances