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6th February 2017

Men's Super-8: Wolves stay top

Warrington Wolves stayed top of Men’s Super-8 after a hard-fought win against Cambridge, while fellow high-flyers NEM Hawks also won.

Wolves were pushed hard by the East Anglian side at Sporthouse as it finished 27-26 in their favour. The result sees Cambridge in fifth spot.

Hawks, like Wolves, have 22 points following their 37-30 victory over defending champions London GD at Oldham. The first half was a close affair, Hawks going into the break with 16-14 advantage. However, the North-West side pulled away in the second half. Just goal difference separates Hawks and Wolves, although Wolves have a match in hand. GD lie in sixth spot.

Nottingham won the clash of the bottom two as they beat Coventry Sharks 36-27. The result was Nottingham’s second win of the campaign, and leave Sharks still searching for their first victory. Nottingham stay seventh but the gap between them and Sharks is now three points.

Olympia leapfrogged West London Eagles into third spot after winning the Capital City derby between the two sides 27-26 in another close affair. Olympia have 19 points and Eagles have 18.

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