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Douglas demolish Liverpool St Helen’s

Runners-up spot and play-off secured

Douglas have sealed the runners-up spot in South Lancashire/Cheshire Division One.

They defeated Liverpool St Helen’s 91-12 at Port-e-Chee on Saturday but, with league leaders Manchester winning away at Bowdon, Douglas were pipped to the title.

Douglas led 36-0 at one stage after first half tries from Guy Wood (two), Max Singer, Shaun Wyllie, Carl Murray and Glyn Hooson-Owen.

LSH hit back though tries from Jordan Royle and Daz Wilson and trailed 36-12 at half-time.

In the second half, the floodgates opened.

Wyllie added his second, Murray and Wood each added three more and there were also tries from Karl Evans and Will Cain.

Douglas will now play-off for promotion on a date to be fixed with De La Salle their likely opponents.