Superb effort proves in vain as Rams relegated

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DEWSBURY Rams produced a superb display to push high flying Leigh Centurions all the way in a pulsating match a Tetley’s Stadium last night.

However, their efforts proved in vain as a late Leigh try denied the Rams a bonus point and they were finally relegated from the Co-operative Championship.

The Rams went into the break level at 22-22 and there was real hope among their supporters that they were on the brink of producing a great escape.

Leigh upped their game in the second half and two tries saw them lead 36-22 going into the final minutes.

At that stage, Dewsbury were on the verge of collecting a bonus point and moving out of the relegation zone but a converted try four minutes from full-time broke Rams hearts.

Match report, pictures and reaction from a dramatic evening at Tetley’s Stadium in next Friday’s Reporter.