Wales Rugby League

Menu

Article

Wales Wheelchair retain Celtic Cup

29th April 2017, 19:16

Wales Wheelchair retain Celtic Cup

The Wales Wheelchair Rugby League Squad have retained the Celtic Cup today, beating Scotland Rugby League 72-0 and Rugby League Ireland 51-6.

The Wales Wheelchair Rugby League Squad have today retained the Celtic Cup in Stirling, beating Scotland Rugby League 72-0 and Rugby League Ireland 51-6.

 

The opening match was a loss for the hosts Scotland, with Ireland winning 26-16.

 

Against Scotland, Andrew Higgins led the way six tries and nine goals, Mark Williams scored a hat-trick of tries, Harry Jones added two, with Stewart Williams and Garry Priece adding one each. Gary Taylor punched over the final conversion.

 

Williams also notched a hat-trick against Ireland, Williams adding two with Alan Caron, John Doyle, Jones and Higgins, who also punched over six conversions, all crossing once.

 

The Wales team was: Mark Williams, Harry Jones Stuart Williams, Andrew Rhys Higgins, James Roberts, John Doyle, Claire Cranston, Gary Taylor, Alan Caron - all North Wales Crusaders, Gary Preece - Hereford Harriers. Staff: Steve Jones - Coach, Ged Ryan - Assistant team manager, Stepehen Halsey - photographer, Mark Andrew Jones - Team Manager.

 

 

Mark jones has asked me to pass on the scoring stats from the Celtic Cup

Here are the Ireland ones

 

 

TRIES

CONVERSIONS

DROP GOALS

PENALTIES

ANDREW HIGGINS

1

6

 

 

HARRY JONES

1

1

1

 

MARK WILLIAMS

3

 

 

 

STEWART WILLIAMS

2

 

 

 

GARRY PRIECE

 

 

 

 

GARY TAYLOR

 

 

 

 

CLAIRE CRANSTON

 

 

 

 

ALAN CARON

1

 

 

 

JAMES ROBERTS

 

 

 

 

JOHN DOYLE

1

 

 

 

You will notice that one of the debut players scored John Doyle

 

Half time score was         36 - 6

Full time score was          51 - 6

 

 

 

Here are the Scotland ones

 

TRIES

CONVERSIONS

DROP GOALS

PENALTIES

ANDREW HIGGINS

6

8

 

1

HARRY JONES

2

 

 

 

MARK WILLIAMS

3

 

 

 

STEWART WILLIAMS

1

 

 

 

GARRY PRIECE

1

 

 

 

GARY TAYLOR

 

1

 

 

CLAIRE CRANSTON

 

 

 

 

ALAN CARON

 

 

 

 

JAMES ROBERTS

 

 

 

 

JOHN DOYLE

 

 

 

 

 

 

Half time score was         44 - 0

Full time score was          72 - 0

The original score was put down as 70 - 0 but the people doing the scores didnt record the penalty

If you need any more info please feel free to contact me