On this Day – 25th January

On the 25th January in 1981 a hat trick from David Hesslewood helped Leeds to a 20-17 win over St Helens and in 1991 John Bentley scored a hat trick against Ryedale-York.

ON THIS DAY in 1981 a hat trick from David Hesslewood helped Leeds to a 20-17 win over St Helens. David Heron, Neil Hague and Terry Naylor were also try scorers as the Loiners recorded their ninth win of the season. Kevin Dick scored a goal to bring the final score to 20-17.

ON THIS DAY in 1991 John Bentley scored a hat trick against Ryedale-York in the first round of the Challenge Cup. Morvin Edwards and David Creasser also scored a brace of tries of each and John Gallagher added a try and 8 goals to give Leeds a convincing 48-6 win.