Josh is our Mr Consistency

Date published: Thursday, April 24, 2014

JOSH CROWLEY (Oldham) and DAVID MARCH (Hunslet) share the longest run of consecutive appearances among Championship 1 players, with 31.

Crowley is an ever present for Oldham since joining the Roughyeds to begin the 2013 season – with his streak starting in a 48-12 Northern Rail Cup defeat at North Wales on 3 March, 2013.

We can also boast Dale Bloomfield and Michael Ward in the top six —- an indication of our consistency in selection.

1 = Josh Crowley (OLDHAM) 31

David March (Hunslet Hawks) 31

3 Dale Bloomfield (OLDHAM) 30

 4 Dave Williams (London Skolars) 27

 5 = Barry-John Swindells (Hemel Stags) 25

         Michael Ward (OLDHAM) 25

 LEADING SCORERS (League games only)

Tries

1 = Jason Payne (Gateshead Thunder) 6

       James Houston (Hunslet Hawks) 6

       Sean Morris (Oxford) 6

       Jonny Presley (York City Knights) 6

 5 = Chris Heil (Gateshead Thunder) 5

        Danny Thomas (Gloucestershire All Golds) 5

        Aaron Small (Hemel Stags) 5

       Jamaine Akaidere (Hunslet Hawks) 5

       Lee Mapals (Hunslet Hawks) 5

       Dale Bloomfield (OLDHAM) 5

       Michael Crabtree (Oxford) 5

 Goals

1 Benn Hardcastle (York City Knights) 20

2 = Danny Ansell (Hunslet Hawks) 18

        Matt Bradley (London Skolars) 18

 4 Jimmy Rowland (Oxford) 16

5 Carl Puckering (Gateshead Thunder) 13

 6 = Andy Ballard (Hunslet Hawks) 12

        Lewis Palfrey (OLDHAM) 12

       Barry-John Swindells (Hemel Stags) 12

9 Aidan Jenkins (Gloucestershire All Golds) 10

 10 Paul Emanuelli (South Wales Scorpions) 5

 Points

1 Benn Hardcastle (York City Knights) 48

2 = Danny Ansell (Hunslet Hawks) 40

        Andy Ballard (Hunslet Hawks) 40

        Barry-John Swindells (Hemel Stags) 40

 5 = Matt Bradley (London Skolars) 37

        Jimmy Rowland (Oxford) 37

 7 Aidan Jenkins (Gloucestershire All Golds) 28

 8 Carl Puckering (Gateshead Thunder) 27