BRADFORD Salem hosted a well-attended girls’ rugby union tournament at Shay Lane, with one team standing head and shoulders above the rest.

Try as they might, Thornensians and a combined Bradford Salem and Cleckheaton team were no match for West Park Leeds' Under-15s, who did not concede a try or a point in either of their two matches.

They defeated Thornensians 28-0 and the Bradford Salem and Cleckheaton XV 21-0.

Scrum half Naomi Partridge was often at the hub of the Sycamore girls’ displays and she converted all four tries against Thorne, with Evie Green, impressive vice-captain Kylie Armitage, Evie Cousins and Olivia Bradford all getting over the line.

Against Cleckheaton and Salem, tries came from Ellie Loftus, after a great run by Armitage, Niamh Barber and Bronwyn Sneath, with Partridge popping over three conversions with her usual ease.

However, the margin would have been greater but for an excellent cover tackle by Salem and Cleckheaton's Hannah Markey, who also plays in central midfield for Bradford City girls’ under-15s.

Thornensians won the other match 19-14 against Cleckheaton and Salem, with tries for the victors coming from Izzy Parker (2) and Anastassija Baraskova.

There were conversions by Emily Siddons and Lily Norris, with the former hitting the bar with her final attempt.

Pippa Curley and Megan House replied for Cleckheaton and Salem with tries, while Curley also struck two conversions.

The U15s played on the main pitch but there was also an U13s clash on the top pitch which was feisty at times, with a Salem, Cleckheaton and West Park Leeds XV going down 13 tries to nine against a Thornensians and Old Crossleyans XV.