MINERS continued their climb up division one with a hard fought victory over a very big and aggressive Heysham Atoms.

Bold started well when the powerful Liam Crean brushed away several defenders on his 40m run to the line, converted by Adam Welsby Heysham rallied and scored the next two tries before full back Ian Webster scored,converted by Welsby to level it.

From the kick off Darren Anders drew the defence to put Webster in for his second and then Gareth Molyneux put Matty Norton in to give Bold a ten-point lead.

Second half tries came from Jamie McCabe and two from Nathan Goodwin.

Grundy Excavations man of the match went to Jamie McCabe.