Featherstone pipped in RL 9s final

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FEATHERSTONE Rovers lost 16-10 to Cumbria in tonight's RL 9s tournament final at Headingley.

After beating Wigan in the quarterfinals, Featherstone overcame Hull KR in the sem-finals. The sides were level at 8-8 at the end of normal time and Featherstone came out on top 12-8 in sudden death.

In a close-fought final, Rovers and Cumbria were locked at 6-6 at half-time.

Cumbria narrowly got the edge in the second period, clinching victory with a last minute try.