DEWSBURY MOOR Under-18s were thrashed 42-0 by a rampant Skirlaugh in the final of the BARLA Yorkshire Cup at Hunslet’s John Charles Stadium.
Moor shipped eight tries, four in each half, with five goals for man-of-the-match Harvey Gotts who was the instigator behind the victory.
Moor battled hard to find a breakthrough but their efforts came to nothing.
As they pushed to find a try they left themselves vulnerable in defence.
Tries from second row Harry Cragg and Anton Robinson were quickly followed by one from Connor Noble, and centre Alfie Potter added his side’s fourth try of the half.
In the second period Skirlaugh quickly extended their lead.
Joe Mankel was first to touch down after the restart with Steve Clarke also bagging himself a try.
Potter then completed his brace before one final try from full-back Will Maston to round off a dominant win to clinch the Yorkshire Cup.
In the Pennine League Division Four East the Maroons failed to fulfil their fixture against Allerton Bywater, which meant Moor fell to a 30-0 walkover and were deducted two points in the league standings.
Next up for Moor’s Pennine side is an away trip to second placed Doncaster Toll Bar A tomorrow (Saturday, Feb 20) where fourth-placed Moor hope to gain ground on their rivals.