Doncaster Knights 28 Cornish Pirates 11

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Doncaster Knights climbed into the top three of the Greene King IPA Championship with a bonus-point 28-11 win over bogey team Cornish Pirates at Castle Park.

Despite having to make several enforced changes, Knights were good value for their 14-6 interval lead having dominated the forward exchanges.

Both first half tries scored by No 8 Ollie Stedman came from catch-and-drive routines,

They hit Pirates with two more tries in the third quarter and although Pirates closed the gap with a well-taken try at the start of the final period the result was never in doubt.