Young Warriors Help Lancashire in Roses Win

Lancashire Under 17's recorded a narrow 22-24 victory over Yorkshire in the Academy Origin played at The Gratton Stadium on Sunday. The game was played ahead of the Powergen Challenge Cup Semi-Final between Leeds Rhinos and Huddersfield Giants

Lancashire turned round a 22-6 half time score to record the win. No less than seven Wigan players were involved.

The Red Rose side included Nicky Stanton, Sam Tomkins, Lee Mossop, Liam Farrell and Lee Mitchell in the starting side while Luke Roden and Neil Holland came off the bench.

Lee Mossop scored the first of the Lancashire tries.

Congratulations to those involved and shows again the quality of youngsters within the clubs ranks at all levels.

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