St Albans Centurions have second trophy in sight

St Albans Centurions attack en masse in the East League Cup semi-final win over King's Lynn. Picture

St Albans Centurions attack en masse in the East League Cup semi-final win over King's Lynn. Picture: DARRYL BROWN - Credit: Archant

St Albans Centurions are through to the East Rugby League Cup final after a 38-24 win over King’s Lynn Black Knights.

Having already won the nine-a-side crown, this gives them a great chance of adding to their trophy collection this season.

With some of the players and coaching staff delayed by an accident on the A1 at Biggleswade, this result was a triumph for the Cents’ fighting spirit.

Both sides traded tries for most of the game but Cents’ more-youthful line-up won through in the end.

With the end of the game in sight, St Albans led 26-24 and they managed to pull away against the tiring Knights thanks to converted scores from Sam Bucknall and Sam Allen in the last 10 minutes.


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St Albans will play reigning cup holders Bedford Tigers on July 8 after they beat Brentwood Eels in the other semi-final.

The final will be played at Hemel Stags’ Pennine Way.

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