ST JOSEPH'S are celebrating one of their most satisfactory victories of the season after beating Huddersfield rivals Moldgreen 16-0 at the DRAM Centre.
It was a win which keeps alive St Joseph's hopes of securing promotion to the Premier Division of the Pennine League.
At the same time, it was a blow to Moldgreen's own hopes of going up, although they did help contribute to what was a cracking derby clash.
That was reflected in the fact the sides were level at the break at 0-0.
But in the second half it was a different story, with the visitors showing a more clinical edge, thanks to Joe Gratino, Richard Brooke and Graham Hyland leading from the front.
The deadlock was finally broken after 50 minutes when Neil Barrett stepped inside two defenders and darted through a gap to score under the posts and then add the conversion.
Eight minutes later, St Joseph's were over again when a crisp kick by Phil Drain enabled Romaine James to score.
Barrett landed a superb touchline conversion and, with six minutes remaining, kicked ahead for Shaun Mitchell to get the vital touch.
It was another victory that delighted St Joseph's coach Jody Shaw, who said: "We worked really hard in training this week on breaking down one of the best defences in the division, and the lads played some clever rugby.
"We stuck to the gameplan and it paid off.
"Obviously, we are delighted to win and keep our names in the mix at the top end of the table.
"We know there's quite a bit of rugby still to be played, but it was important we got the two points. I'm really pleased with the guys."