Last season the Vale of Lune recorded a rare league victory on Broughton Park soil, only their third in ten fixtures, but normal service was resumed at Hough End Crescent with the home side extending their unbeaten run in North One West to six games and moving to fifth place in the table, one above the Vale.
Wigton found themselves at the centre of a thirteen try tempest as the Vale recorded their highest points victory in North One West since the 2010/11 season.
Local interest was generated when the draw was made and the tie fully lived up to the pre-match speculation with the final outcome hanging in the balance.
Kirkby Lonsdale’s fine North One West run continued with a 35-7 win over Bolton at Underley Park on Saturday.
Carnforth moved up to fourth in the Raging Bull North West Division Five North with a hard-fought 47-15 win at Preston Grasshoppers 6ths on Saturday.
Both sides took home a bonus point as the Vale of Lune saw off Carlisle in an enthralling contest at Powderhouse Lane on Saturday.
Vale of Lune’s head coach believes their run of six games between now and the end of the calendar year will have a big say in how the season pans out.
Kirkby Lonsdale moved up to third in North One West with a commanding six-try win at Wilmslow on Saturday.
It was a frustrating overall performance from the Vale of Lune in what turned out to be an exciting contest at The Lane as the hosts held their nerve to post a victory that keeps them in the top half of the table.
Vale of Lune slipped to defeat in their big derby clash at Kendal on Saturday.