SHEFFIELD TIGERS: Jamie Broadley stars in narrow win

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SHEFFIELD Tigers claimed their eighth consecutive win in National Two North after a battling performance at Luctonians.

Tigers faced an uphill task on Saturday after tries from Alex Rumsey, No 8 Paul Hulland and a brace from winger Drew Cheshire put Lucs 24-5 ahead after half an hour.

But Tigers gradually established a foothold in the contest and reduced the deficit to five points a minute after the re-start when Callum Mackenzie forced his way over.

Both sides exchanged penalties before centre Jamie Broadley, Tigers leading try-scorer, touched down as they chalked up a 32-27 win to sentence Luctonians to their first home defeat of the season.

In North East One, Sheffield were held 18-18 with Old Crossleyans after a last-minute try from Leigh Thomas denied them maximum points.