Match Reports

Egremont Rangers

Sunday 26th February - Ladbrokes Challenge Cup

Published: 27 February, 2017 - 9:00 am

Report Courtesy of Peter Martini and The York Press YORK City Knights, unlike a few Kingstone Press League One counterparts, enjoyed straightforward passage into the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup fourth round thanks to a 48-8 victory over Egremont – albeit marred by some late nonsense from the Cumbrians which at one point left them down to ten men. Three tries inside the opening 13 minutes set York on their way and the banana skin was well and truly sidestepped after three in the first 13 minutes of the second half. The scoreline remained lower than it should have been, though, as... ...Read The Article

City Knights

North Wales Crusaders

Sunday 19th February - League 1 Cup

Published: 20 February, 2017 - 3:23 pm

Report Courtesy of Peter Martini and The York Press YORK City Knights fans were treated to a fast-paced but at times harem scarem match with which to kick off the season – and ultimately it ended in extra-time agony. James Ford’s men came back impressively from a stack of early pressure to build a 16-4 lead, but, with the League One Cup first round tie seemingly in the bag, visitors North Wales Crusaders were afforded a way back – and scored a try out of nothing with the last play of the match to make it 16-14. Full-back Tommy Johnson... ...Read The Article