The pain continues for both
coach Cullen and the Haven fans. Haven gave of their all but
a vocal home crowd soon sensed they had the upper hand. But Haven
never quit. Marc Jackson was fielded mid way through the second
half, should he have been on sooner?
Town 31 - 10 (20-4) Whitehaven
It could have been so different.
Haven got to within a foot of the Town line in the first five
But errors let the game slip away. Both Aaron Lester, who was
red carded made one error that let in a Town try and then Wes
Wilson dropped a catch under the sticks to see Town snatch a
But Haven never gave up and repeatedly held the line. Seeds,
Walsh and Hill all had a promising runs at Town but the only
try was a consolation effort from Jonathan Wignall in the dying
A Kells lad, Steve Kirkbride, who came along from Warrington
at no 7, had possibly the best touches and kicked all the goals
and conversion. Marc Jackson got a chance in the second half
and helped stop Haven's heads drop down too low.
Sadly there are still delays in clearing Leroy Joe from the quota
Unacceptable...Dave Farrell speaks for many of us..read his report.
Whitehaven fielded: Wes Wilson, Jonathan Wignall, David Seeds,
Craig Walsh, Chris Campbell, Lee Kiddie, Syteven Kirkbride, Mark
Cox, Aaron Lester, David Fatiolofa, Craig Chambers, Graeme Morton,
Spencer Miller, Subs; Marc Jackson, Alan Bone, Howard Hill and