They outplayed Croydon Amphibians 19-7 at Gloucester (17 February), with Chris Taylor netting six and Carl Wyatt four. Ben Curtis scored another five as Worthing defeated Otter 12-7 while five goals during the second and third periods by Chris Daniel ensured an 11-6 Watford victory over Southampton.
Castleford lead men's Division 3 by a single point from City of Birmingham, but left it late to secure a 13-12 win against Bridgefield. The game was even until goals by Dan Pollock and Luke Franks took Castleford from 8-8 to 10-8 at the end of the third period. The lead improved to 12-9 when Bridgefield staged a terrific rally to level at 12-12 with goals by Jacob Graham (2) and Peter Love. In a frantic finish, a man-up chance gave Franks (Photo: Trevor Hyde) the opportunity to notch his seventh goal - with just 34 seconds remaining.
Castleford and Birmingham meet in a potential title decider when the divisional finale takes place next month.