Doncaster RLFC beat Coventry to close gap on League One leaders

Doncaster RLFC secured a hard earned win at Coventry Bears to leapfrog Workington Town back into second spot and also close the gap on Betfred League One leaders Barrow Raiders.

Sunday, 27th June 2021, 6:23 pm
Jason Tali
Jason Tali

Barrow and Workington’s 24-24 draw meant the Dons’ 34-16 victory moved them to within two points of Barrow ahead of the two sides’ clash in Cumbria next weekend.

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Richard Horne’s side had to come from behind after trailing 16-12 at the break but a strong second half performance extended their unbeaten run to seven games.

First half tries from Misi Taulapapa and Aaron York kept a determined home side within reach.

The visitors gained more of a stranglehold as Coventry began to tire and tries from Matty Beharrell, Jason Tali, Brandon Douglas and Tom Halliday secured the victory.