Oldham RLFC 26-22 Bradford Bulls

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Kieran Gill was the hero of the hour for Oldham as his late try won the game for Oldham against Bradford Bulls at Bower Fold. Tuoyo Egodo made the initial break before Gill showed some great footwork to get over the whitewash.

Oldham scored the opening try of the game through Adam Neal after six minutes but two tries in three minutes for Lee Smith and James Bentley flipped the scoreline soon after. Ethan Ryan extended the Bulls’ advantage on 36 minutes but Oldham ended up cutting into the deficit before the break courtesy of Danny Langtree.

Bradford’s 14-12 half-time lead stayed intact until the final quarter when Joe Keyes touched down and it looked like a long way back for Oldham, although it was only two scores. Egodo set up a nervy finish with a try on 66 minutes before the hosts levelled matters with a Scott Leatherbarrow penalty. Jordan Lilley put Bradford back in front with a penalty before heartbreak hit for the West Yorkshire side, when Gill touched down to the delight of the home crowd.

Oldham RLFC

# Player Position Tries Goals Drop Goals Yellow Red Star Man
2Adam ClayWing000000
6Scott LeatherbarrowStand Off050001
7Dave HewittScrum Half000000
9Sam Gee 21Hooker000000
10Adam Neal 24Prop100000
11Jack SpencerLoose Forward000000
12Danny Langtree 18Second Row100000
13Liam ThompsonSecond Row000000
18Ben Davies 12Interchange000000
19Nathan Mason 25Prop000000
21Kenny Hughes 9Interchange000000
22Danny GrimshawCentre000000
24Michael Ward 10Interchange000000
25Kieran GillCentre100000
25Liam Bent 19Interchange000000
26Richard LeporiFull Back000000
27Tuoyo EgodoWing100000
 Total 450001

Bradford Bulls

# Player Position Tries Goals Drop Goals Yellow Red Star Man
19Johnny CampbellWing000000
18Omari Caro 1Interchange000000
7Joe KeyesScrum Half100000
26Vila Halafihi 34Interchange000000
34Scott Moore 26Hooker000000
1Lee Smith 18Centre100000
2Ethan RyanWing100000
4Ross OakesCentre000000
5Iliess MacaniWing000000
8Liam Kirk 32Interchange000000
11Colton RocheSecond Row000000
15Jon MagrinProp000000
20James Bentley 29Second Row100000
21Brandan WilkinsonLoose Forward000000
25Jordan LilleyStand Off030000
29Josh Jordan-Roberts 20Interchange000000
32Daniel Murray 8Prop000000
 Total 430000

Match Details

Date Time League Season Match Day
April 2, 2017 3:00 pm Championship 2017 Sunday


Bower Fold


Team1st half2nd halfFinal score
Oldham RLFC121426
Bradford Bulls14822