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Gainsborough, North Hykeham and Sleaford scored big wins at the Midlands Four East (North) as only a handful of games involving teams from Lincolnshire were played over the Easter weekend and the days leading up to it.

Brad Beresford scored a hat-trick of tries and kicked seven conversions as champions Gainsborough cruised to an impressive 61-24 victory against Cleethorpes.

Man of the match Luke Pashley crossed for a pair of tries for Gainsborough, while Ben Day, Jono Day, Chris Mangan and Jordy Holden each scored one.

Gainsborough number eight Daniel Chadwick offloads winger Ben Day. | Photo: Mike Collins

Ben Day crossing of Gainsborough to try. | Photo: Mike Collins

Tom Mell also kicked a conversion for Gainsborough, who have won 18 of their 19 league games this season.

Gainsborough’s Brad Beresford kicked seven conversions and crossed for a hat-trick of tries against Cleethorpes. | Photo: Mike Collins

Gainsborough’s Ben Day making contact with the ball. | Photo: Mike Collins

Dan McDaid, Stew Hyde and Steven Brodderick scored tries for Cleethorpes.

Cleethorpes bravely fought Gainsborough in form and Brodderick successfully scored three conversions and a penalty.

Hooker Chris Mangan unloading the ball for Gainsborough. | Photo: Mike Collins

North Hykeham captain Ross O’Loughlin jumped higher to win a lineout against Worksop. | Photo: Ben Thomas

Sam Cooke, Paul Budden and James Husband each managed two tries as North Hykeham secured a convincing 69-20 home victory against Worksop.

Captain Ross O’Loughlin continued his comeback from injury by getting a full 80 minutes under his belt in a try-scoring performance.

Steve Quinlan, Mark Munton, Dan Shepherd and Rob Booth each scored a try, with the latter also kicking six conversions.

Dave Hill also had a conversion in what was a good afternoon for North Hykeham.

Worksop and North Hykeham preparing to contest a scrum. | Photo: Ben Thomas

Captain Dan Mackie and Joe Jones managed a pair of tries as second-placed Sleaford beat Ollerton 36-22.

James Hough and Ben Jones also crossed for Sleaford tries, and Mackie added three conversions.

Before league action resumes, Sleaford face a cup semi-final against Stamford College Old Boys on Wednesday 20 April.

Deepings after his big 67-0 cup win against Thorney. | Photo: James Davidson

Lance Charity scored a hat-trick of tries as Deepings secured his place in the Huntingdonshire & Peterborough Cup Final with a 67-0 victory against Thorney.

Luke Whitby crossed for a couple of tries, while brothers Ryan and Matt Cuthbertson, Archie Sawyer, Kelvin Squires, Billy Musson and Ciaran Thompson each scored one.

Chris Owen successfully scored more than five conversions and Chris Barrett added one to complete a great win for the Lincolnshire team, led by captain Lewis Cannell and a valiant effort from the youngsters on the team.

Aron Minchell, James Mason, Archie Sawyer, Matt Cuthbertson and Billy Musson all put in a solid performance.

Scunthorpe battled hard before losing narrowly 20-14 in their NLD Cup semi-final away to Pavors.

Dave Garbutt scored two tries for Scunthorpe, both made by Tom Alldridge.

Before league action resumes, Scunthorpe host champions Lincoln in the Lincolnshire Cup semi-final on Wednesday night 20 April.

Bourne’s Josh Lynch in action during the Lincolnshire Cup semi final clash against Stamford. | Photo: Alan Hancock

The winners of that tie will meet Stamford in the final after narrowly beating Bourne 24-17 in last week’s semi-final clash.

Harry Thornburn and Dan Smith scored tries for Bourne, with Sam Evison kicking two conversions and a penalty.

Bourne’s Dan Smith tackling, with Ollie Cooke supporting, in an attempt to stop a Stamford attack. | Photo: Alan Hancock

Chris Wheeler with a pick and go for Bourne against Stamford. | Photo: Alan Hancock

Stamford on the attack against Bourne during their victorious semi-final match. | Photo: Alan Hancock

Jess Whittaker was among Grimsby’s try scorers against Hemsworth. | Photo: Jo Moore

Grimsby Lynx Women continued their development with a hard-fought 10-10 draw in a friendly against Hemsworth.

Jess Whittaker and Grace Ross scored the tries for the North East Lincolnshire club.

Rebecca Tacey in action for Grimsby vs. Hemsworth. | Photo: Jo Moore

Emma Mason worked hard and had a good solid game for Grimsby. | Photo: Jo Moore

Grimsby’s Jenny Mclaughlin offloading the ball to Emma Mason. | Photo: Jo Moore

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