North Manchester second team were at home on Saturday facing Ashton under Lyne. The home side went into the game with a lot of confidence knowing they did the double on Ashton last year and they were determined to make it three wins. North attacked very well and was very confident on the ball. This resulted in the second team winning the match 41 points to 22. The staggering seven tries were scored by M Elcock x1, A Hindle x1, N Smethurst x1, A Melvin x1, J Donley x1 and 2 for the second team leading try scorer D Adamson. Three of the tries were converted by James Donley. The man of the match was Ashley Dearden for his superb Determination. Next week the second team face Hope Valley away. They will go in to the game determined and confident after last week’s performance.