Opal Series 2018 | Tournament Two Results

The second weekend of the 2018 Opal Series and we appear to be seeing the strong getting strong in both the North and the South as two undefeated teams sit unrivalled atop each conference!

In the North the Pirates staked their claim on the top spot with big wins over the Nottingham outfits and Chorley, but most crucially clinched a 31-19 win over the 2017 Northern champs, the Sheffield Giants.

Meanwhile, in the South the perennial powerhouse that is the Coventry Cougars utterly dominated all that stood in their way, moving to 6-0 with three victories that boasted a combined scoreline of 265-0!!!

The full results from the second round of the series were as follows:

Opal North Tournament Two:

East Kilbride Pirates 46-13 Nottingham Gold
Nottingham Green 0-72 East Kilbride Pirates
Sheffield Giants 19-31 East Kilbride Pirates
Sheffield Hallam Warriors 39-19 Nottingham Gold
Sheffield Hallam Rangers 18-6 Nottingham Green
Sheffield Giants 67-0 Manchester Titans
East Kilbride Pirates 46-0 Chorley Buccaneers
Sheffield Hallam Rangers 6-37 Chorley Buccaneers
Sheffield Hallam Rangers 0-88 Sheffield Giants
Sheffield Hallam Warriors 12-51 Sheffield Giants
Manchester Titans 65-18 Nottingham Green
Sheffield Hallam Warriors 46-6 Nottingham Green
Sheffield Hallam Rangers 12-45 Nottingham Gold
Hallam Sheffield Hallam Warriors 37-2 Chorley Buccaneers
Hallam Manchester Titans 7-19 Chorley Buccaneers
Hallam Manchester Titans 15-24 Nottingham Gold

Opal South Tournament Two:

Coventry Cougars Juniors 6-13 Black Widows
Coventry Cougars Juniors 47-0 Portsmouth Dreadnoughts
Coventry Cougars 77-0 Staffordshire Saxons
Coventry Cougars Juniors 79-0 Staffordshire Saxons
Hyde Park Renegades 19-6 Black Widows
Hyde Park Renegades 52-6 Portsmouth Dreadnoughts
Coventry Cougars 110-0 Portsmouth Dreadnoughts
Hyde Park Renegades 26-0 Warwick Wolverines
Black Widows 39-0 Warwick Wolverines
Coventry Cougars 78-0 Warwick Wolverines
Staffordshire Saxons 12-19 Portsmouth Dreadnoughts

Full results and standings can be found at on our Opal Series page.

Or check out this awesome video via the Opal Series Facebook page:




Nick 'Willy Tee' Wilson-Town hails from the South West where he's spent the last decade bouncing around various teams at the university and senior level. He came to fame on the now departed unofficial forum thanks to his regularly irreverent Uniball predictions and general 'BUAFL wafflage'. Follow him on twitter @WillyTee1