Hawkyard and Oaks in Cougars rout

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Keighley Cougars stormed to an impressive 60-4 win at South Wales Scorpions on the opening day of the league season.

Ritchie Hawkyard and John Oaks both picked up two tries apiece, in a 11-try victory.

Keighley’s other tries came from Scott Law, Hamish Barnes, Charlie Martin, Brendon Rawlins, Danny Lawton, Adam Brook - who kicked seven conversions - and Aaron Ollett. Paul Handforth also chipped in with a goal.

All the Scorpions had to show was an Ian Newbury try.

South Wales: Sheridan, Newbury, Gregory, Parker, Evans, Wilde, Emanuelli, Phillips, Williams, Duffy, Hill, Morgan, Vitalini. Substitutes: C. Davies, Farrer, Connor, R. Davies.

Keighley: R. Hawkyard, Gabriel, Martin, Barnes, White, Brook, Handforth, Law, Feather, Rawlins, Oakes, D. Hawkyard, Ollett. Substitutes: Lawton, Cherryholme, Bailey, Peltier.

Referee: J Bloem (RFL).