Keighley Cougars v Dewsbury Rams Live Match Blog in Association with A1 Stairlifts by Joshua Chapman (@Chapalar).
KINGSTONE PRESS CHAMPIONSHIP RESULTS:
Batley Bulldogs 10-30 Whitehaven
Doncaster RL 30-28 Barrow Raiders
Featherstone Rovers 10-29 Leigh Centurions
Keighley Cougars 40-20 Dewsbury Rams
North Wales Crusaders 6-56 Sheffield Eagles
Rochdale Hornets 31-16 Swinton Lions
Workington Town 20-20 Halifax RL
FULL TIME – Keighley Cougars 40-20 Dewsbury Rams.
80 min – COUGARS CONVERSION – DJ adds the two. Cougars 40-20 Rams.
80 min – COUGARS TRY – Luke Haigh is over on the hooter. Cougars 38-20 Rams.
79 min – Great ball steal by Tiger, Grayston doesn’t take too kindly. Cougars penalty.
78 min – RAMS CONVERSION – Hemingway converts. Cougars 34-20 Rams.
78 min – RAMS TRY – Stepehn Nash powers over under the posts. Cougars 34-18 Rams.
77 min – Penalty against Josh Lynam.
76 min – MAN OF THE MATCH – Sponsors & Media both opt for Richie Barnett. Attendance is 817. Napoleon’s Moment is Luke Haigh’s try but Rawlo takes the Champagne.
75 min – Another great inerception by Danny Lawton.
73 min – COUGARS PENALTY – DJ adds the two. Cougars 34-14 Rams.
73 min – Rams penalty after Danny Jones races forward from the dropout.
72 min – Great defensive pressure by Brendon Rawlins forces a dropout.
71 min – Tiger’s kick reaches touch. Rams scrum.
70 min – If there was such thing as sexy rugby, Danny Lawton would have just produced it.
69 min – Play is halted as Josh Lynam goes down injured in back play.
67 min – Cougars looking good yet again, a break in Rams dominance was desperately needed.
65 min – COUGARS TRY – Whitey races off down the wing and wasn’t being stopped. DJ doesn’t convert. Cougars 32-14 Rams.
COUGARS INTERCHANGE (9/10) – Marchy and Rawlo are off, Peltier and Lee are on.
63 min – Great catch by Danny Jones.
62 min – Great catch by Paul White but an error gives the Rams the ball back.
60 min – Marchy is down injured as the referee stops the clock.
58 min – Another error Allows Rob Spicer to regain possession for the Rams.
57 min – Those two Rams tries have really taken the wind out of Cougars sails. Mistakes a plenty now.
COUGARS INTERCHANGE (7/10) – Law, Cherryholme and Haigh replaced by Jode Sheriffe, Hesketh and Lee.
55 min – RAMS TRY – Kieran Hyde dives over. Hemingway fails to convert. Cougars 28-14 Rams.
53 min – Mistakes creeping in this half by the Cougars. Dewsbury now have a scrum twenty from the Keighley line.
51 min – RAMS TRY – Tommy Gallagher is in for the score. Hemingway fails to convert. Cougars 28-10 Rams.
50 min – Great stuff from the restart by the Rams. Now on the line following a penalty.
48 min – COUGARS TRY – Richie Barnett intercepts and races sixty metres to score his hat-trick. DJ fails to convert. Cougars 28-6 Rams.
47 min – Great jinking run by Whitey but Lynam knocks on. Dewsbury scrum.
46 min – Another penalty for a ball steal. Cougars now have the Rams under pressure.
45 min – Whitey collects a kick and is tackled in the air. Penalty Cougars.
45 min – Great stuff in defence by the Cougars here.
44 min – Tommy Gallagher breaks for the Rams and wins a penalty on the line.
42 min – Good first defensive set by the Cougars. Now for the first attacking set of the half.
KICK OFF – Second half is underway at Cougar Park.
HALF TIME – Keighley Cougars 24-6 Dewsbury Rams.
39 min – Great twenty metre break from the line by James Craven.
39 min – Time is called off by the official to allow treatment to Danny Lawton.
38 min – RAMS CONVERSION – Hemingway with a fantastic conversion. Cougars 24-6 Rams.
38 min – RAMS TRY – Greg Scott goes in the corner to get the visitors on the scoreboard. Cougars 24-4 Rams.
37 min – The Cougars are ripping the Rams apart but they get a penalty in the Cougars half.
35 min – COUGARS PENALTY – Danny Jones converts from bang in front of the posts. Cougars 24-0 Rams.
34 min – Cougars penalty for offside. DJ and Tiger agree on the two pointer.
33 min – This is too easy for the Cougars, ripping Dewsbury to shreds and force the dropout.
COUGARS INTERCHANGE (4/10) – Ross Peltier is off for a breather, Neil Cherryholme is on.
31 min – COUGARS CONVERSION – Don’t get any easier for DJ. Cougars 22-0 Rams.
31 min – COUGARS TRY – Ross Peltier leaves two Rams defenders on there backsides and goes in under the posts. Cougars 20-0 Rams.
28 min – Try tackle Ross Peltier alone, I dare you.
26 min – COUGARS TRY – Paul March finds pace from somewhere and races through the Rams line to send Barnett in for his second in the corner. DJ fails to convert. Cougars 16-0 Rams.
RAMS INTERCHANGE (3/10) – Karl Pryce replaced by Jordan Grayston.
25 min – Great tackle by the Cougars forces a knock on. Cougars scrum.
24 min – A lot of messing about in the tackle, but the ref orders for play to continue.
RAMS INTERCHANGE (2/10) – Tonks and Dowes are replaced by Gallagher and Nash.
22 min – Rams break is halted very quickly by the Cougars.
COUGARS INTERCHANGE (3/10) – Jack Lee replaces Luke Haigh.
21 min – Peltier makes just short of ten metres… Whilst being tackled.
21 min – Referee brings play back to the first knock on. Cougars scrum.
20 min – Another penalty for high tackle. Rams opt to kick into touch.
19 min – Rams penalty for inteference.
COUGARS INTERCHANGE (2/10) – Ross Peltier and Scott Law are on in place of Sean Hesketh and Jode Sheriffe.
18 min – Great take by Richie Barnett from the Thackeray bomb.
17 min – DJ kick forces pressure but bounces into touch. Rams scrum ten from there own line.
15 min – COUGARS CONVERSION – DJ adds another two next to the posts. Cougars 12-0 Rams.
14 min – COUGARS TRY – Great break by Rawlo before he offloads to send Luke Haigh over. Cougars 10-0 Rams.
14 min – Great catch in goal and quick twenty metre tap by DJ sends Paul White racing to half way.
13 min – Lazy offload by Marchy, Dewsbury break. Cougars scrambling back.
12 min – Knock on by the Rams. Cougars scrum.
11 min – Great kick and chase again by the Cougars. Great stuff by Daley Williams.
9 min – The referee misses a clear high tackle on Luke Haigh, but the Cougars fantastically kick and chase and cause pressure.
8 min – COUGARS CONVERSION – DJ adds the extras from the wing. Cougars 6-0 Rams.
7 min – COUGARS TRY – The move comes to fruition as Richie Barnett races in the corner. Cougars 4-0 Rams.
6 min – Cougars penalty and some great stuff sends James Craven through but Whitey is tackled short of the line.
5 min – Dale Morton knocks on and the referee misses it completely. Justice comes though as Shane Grady’s pass goes out of touch.
4 min – Rams kick catches out Richie Barnett and James Craven, despite the interests of Rob Spicer. Dropout.
3 min – Great catch by Richie Barnett stops the Rams pressure and the Cougars make there way up field. Ball now back in Rams hands though.
2 min – Cougars first attacking set of the game comes to no previal as the ball goes into touch from DJ’s kick.
1 min – BOOM! What a hit by Tiger on the first tackle of the game, it’s going to be a good game.
KICK OFF – Danny Jones has us underway. It’s the Cougars versus the Rams.
15:00 – Here are the Cougars… IT’S COUGARTIME!
15:00 – The Rams are out here at Cougar Park.
14:52 – MATCH OFFICIALS: Referee – Mr T Crashley, Touch Judges – Mr B Patey & Mr D Bulter, Reserve Official – Mr J Woodman, Match Commissioner – Mr P Taberner.
14:51 – TEAM NEWS:
Ben Sagar and Lewis Graham drop from the seventeen. Marchy moves to loose with Luke Haigh coming in at Hooker from the interchanges. Graham’s place is taken by Jack Lee.
1 – James Craven
2 – Richie Barnett
19 – Danny Lawton
22 – Daley Williams
5 – Paul White
6 – Danny Jones
7 – Paul Handforth (C)
16 – Jode Sheriffe
34 – Luke Haigh
10 – Sean Hesketh
11 – Josh Lynam
12 – Brendon Rawlins
14 – Paul March
15 – Scott Law
18 – Neil Cherryholme
27 – Jack Lee
32 – Ross Peltier
31 – Kieran Hyde
2 – Dale Morton
3 – Karl Pryce
4 – Shane Grady
5 – Greg Scott
6 – Tom Hemingway
7 – Anthony Thackeray
BLANK – Ewan Dowes
9 – Wayne Godwin
10 – Ryan Hepworth
11 – Rob Spicer (C)
12 – Scott Hale
16 – Josh Tonks
8 – Stephen Nash
15 – Tommy Gallagher
17 – Matthew Haggerty
22 – Jordan Grayston
DENOTES – (C) Captain.
14:50 – Good Afternoon, welcome to Cougar Park for this afternoons Kingstone Press Championship clash between the Cougars and Dewsbury Rams.