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Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Salford and Nottingham beat Liverpool Wolves and Deva respectively by just one point, and as the league continues to see improving skills from many teams the 2010-11 season looks set to prove close to the end.
Liverpool Wolves put up a tremendous fight against an experienced Salford side, but went down 22-23.
The two sides were neck and neck for much of the game, with the Wolves’ defensive performance keeping Salford within reach - especially through the performance of goalkeeper Stuart Clarke.
Nottingham University secured a 19-18 victory over Deva to maintain their unbeaten start to the season, but with their next clash being against Salford in two weeks time, that could all change.
Leading 9-5 with half time approaching, Nottingham made some careless errors and Deva reduced the deficit to 9-7 at the break.
With one goal separating the two sides, Deva pushed on with their rivals a man down, but Nottingham held on for the win.
And in the day’s other match, Manchester beat Liverpool Speke Garston 28-10.