Scorpions and Crusaders secure wins in Northern Rail Cup

Gloucestershire All Golds 20-42 South Wales Scorpions

Scorpions bounced back from their opening day defeat with victory against Gloucestershire All Golds in the Northern Rail Cup.

Dalton Grant and Rhodri Lloyd scored two tries apiece for the Welsh side at the Prince of Wales Stadium in Cheltenham.

There were also tries for Connor Farrer, Jack Pring, Alex Jones and Shae Lyon-Fraser while Ollie Olds gaoled five out of eight.

Gateshead Thunder 4-30 North Wales Crusaders

Crusaders are top of Pool A in the Northern Rail Cup following victory over Gateshead at Hull KR's Craven Park.

The visitors scored six tries including two from Stuart Reardon as well as Leon Brennan, Rob Massam, Andy Moulsdale and Gary Middlehurst.

Tommy Johnson was successful with three goals for the Wrexham-based side.