Rugby League Roundup: Oldham and Keighley Soar to the Top of Betfred League One

Oldham RLFC and Keighley Cougars have both emerged as leaders in the Betfred League One, with impressive wins over their opponents this weekend. The Cougars secured a tight victory over North Wales Crusaders, while Oldham maintained their unbeaten record in 2024 with a dominant win over Cornwall RLFC. Elsewhere, the Midlands Hurricanes and Rochdale Hornets also secured convincing wins, showcasing the intense competition at the top of the league.

Rugby League Roundup: Oldham and Keighley Lead the Way in Betfred League One

In the latest slate of Betfred League One fixtures, four games saw hefty score-lines as the race for the top of the table intensifies. Oldham RLFC and Keighley Cougars now sit level on points at the summit following their impressive wins over Cornwall RLFC and North Wales Crusaders, respectively.

Keighley Cougars Secure Tight Victory

The Cougars returned to winning ways on Sunday with a tight victory over North Wales Crusaders in Colwyn Bay, sealing the result with three late tries.

Oldham Maintain Unbeaten Run

Oldham, meanwhile, maintained their 100% unbeaten record in 2024, making it back-to-back wins over Cornwall.

Midlands Hurricanes Bounce Back

Elsewhere, the Midlands Hurricanes bounced back from their defeat to the Choughs last weekend, securing a dominant win over Newcastle Thunder. Liam Welham starred for the hosts, becoming the first Canes player to score four tries in a single game.

Rochdale Hornets Continue Impressive Form

Rochdale Hornets also continued their impressive form, moving up to third place in the table following a ten-try victory over Workington Town. For the second week running, the Hornets racked up an impressive 56 points against their opposition, as the top end of the table heats up.

“The race for the top of the table is really heating up in Betfred League One,” commented a league spokesperson.

The full fixture list and kick-off times for Betfred League One can be found on the league’s website.

Photo Credit: Rochdale Hornets

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