Betfred Championship - Featherstone Rovers show their worth, Dewsbury Rams make it three from four and Batley Bulldogs suffer second-half slip-up in South West France

Greg Worthington scored four tries in Featherstone Rovers’ high-scoring Championship encounter with visitors Swinton Lions.

Greg Worthington scored for tries in Feathestone's win over Swinton. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe/JPIMedia

It finished 35-24 in Featherstone’s favour, allowing them to maintain their top-four status, but all the while aware that the Lions were snapping at their heels. Indeed, Swinton trailed by only two points at half-time – 16-14 – but each time they made in-roads in the second half, Rovers were able to just stretch their advantage closer to the finishing line.

Dan Chisholm, who finished with three conversions to his credit, also landed a timely drop goal for Featherstone.

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James Harrison, Louis Jouffret and Ben Blackmore were also among the tries.

Andy Gabriel winged in once against for Dewsbury Rams. PIC: Paul Butterfield

Dewsbury Rams made it three wins from four Championship outings with a 24-6 victory at Oldham.

Rams were held at 6-6 on the turnaround, but pulled well clear in a well-structured second half of rugby. Wingers Andy Gabriel and Will Oakes touched down along with Connor Scott and full-back Joe Martin, while Paul Sykes hit three goals and a penalty.

Dale Morton scored a try, kicked two conversions and landed a penalty for Batley Bulldogs but it wasn’t enough to deny hosts Toulouse Olympique a comprehensive 34-14 victory in France on Saturday.

Toby Everett also crossed for Bulldogs who led 8-6 at half-time. Toulouse sit top of the table, two points clear of Leigh having played one game more.

Dale Morton was in the points for Batley Bulldogs against Toulouse Olympique. PIC: Paul Butterfield