A fine all-round performance saw the Heysham Atoms pick up their first away win in the North West Men’s Premier League.
Volunteers came in for special praise at the Vale of Lune Rugby Club’s annual meeting.
Heysham Atoms found it difficult to reproduce the form of last Saturday as they were beaten away to league leaders Clock Face Miners from St Helens.
The Heysham Atoms’ impressive home form continued against Hindley from Wigan who this time last year were plying their trade in the National Conference Leagues.
A theme that was echoed by coaches, team managers and captains throughout the Vale of Lune’s annual players awards evening was the spirit of unity that was now flowing through the club at all levels which had increased as the season unfolded.
Vale of Lune second team’s dream of lifting the BEST Cup ended at Bradwall Road when their gallant display ended in a 27-8 defeat to Preston Grasshoppers.
The Heysham Atoms development squad entertained both Accrington Panthers and Southport Storm at the Trimpell in a three way feast of rugby league on Saturday.
Vale of Lune seconds travel to Sandbach Rugby Club to take on Preston Grasshoppers 2 in the final of the Best Edgley Technical Services Cup on Saturday.
Vale of Lune RUFC are set to expand their women’s section by offering new touch rugby sessions for ladies only.