Rugby League

Army lose in Challenge Cup group stage opener

A 50-8 defeat in Aldershot saw the Army outclassed by a strong Warrington Wolves team.

The British Army women's rugby league team had a tough start to their Challenge Cup campaign with a heavy 50-8 loss to Warrington Wolves.

The match was the opening game in the group stage of the competition and the Army will have been hoping for a positive result in Aldershot.

However, a superb performance from Warrington's Michelle Davies saw her score five times as the Wolves ran riot.

Other scorers for Warrington included Emily Baggerley (3), Sam Simpson and former Army netball star Fern Davies.

The Army got on the scoresheet through Emily Carlisle and Hannah Williams.

WATCH: Coverage of the full match between the Army and Warrington Wolves.