29th April 2017, 19:16
Wales Wheelchair retain Celtic Cup
The Wales Wheelchair Rugby League Squad have retained the Celtic Cup today, beating Scotland Rugby League 72-0 and Rugby League Ireland 51-6.
The opening match was a loss for the hosts Scotland, with Ireland winning 26-16.
Against Scotland, Andrew Higgins led the way six tries and nine goals, Mark Williams scored a hat-trick of tries, Harry Jones added two, with Stewart Williams and Garry Priece adding one each. Gary Taylor punched over the final conversion.
Williams also notched a hat-trick against Ireland, Williams adding two with Alan Caron, John Doyle, Jones and Higgins, who also punched over six conversions, all crossing once.
The Wales team was: Mark Williams, Harry Jones Stuart Williams, Andrew Rhys Higgins, James Roberts, John Doyle, Claire Cranston, Gary Taylor, Alan Caron - all North Wales Crusaders, Gary Preece - Hereford Harriers. Staff: Steve Jones - Coach, Ged Ryan - Assistant team manager, Stepehen Halsey - photographer, Mark Andrew Jones - Team Manager.