BURY Broncos ran in five second-half tries to seal a 38-20 victory at Leyland Warriors and remain top of the North West Men's League Division Two.

Harry Coleman led the scoring with a try in each half and five conversions, while Stephen Critchley also bagged a brace of tries with further scores from Sean Kelly, Bradley Cave and Adam Grundy.

The visitors had it all to do after conceding an early converted try.

Bury levelled it up following an outrageous dummy from Kelly, who went under the posts and Coleman added the extras.

Leyland continued to build pressure and, helped by back-to-back penalties, scored a second converted try.

But the Broncos hit back in a similar manner to their first score. After getting territory from an unforced error, this time a long ball from Kelly was brilliantly taken by centre Coleman to go over out wide.

A missed kick meant Leyland maintained a narrow advantage and they extended it with a third try to take a 16-10 lead into half time.

Broncos cut out the individual errors and penalties at the start of the second half and soon drew level after Charlie Delaume made a fantastic interception and gave the ball to Martin Wilcock who set a good platform before offloading to Kiwi Cave to score under the sticks, which Coleman converted.

The next score went to Leyland, but after moving back into a 20-16 lead the Broncos took over.

Critchley looked to have been held up on the line before reaching out an arm to touch down and when Coleman added the goal the Broncos were in the lead for the first time.

Hooker Grundy put in a neat little grubber kick which he followed up for a great individual try, which was converted to give Bury some breathing space.

A break from Liam Sixsmith was supported well, and Cave put in a clever switch kick that Kelly followed up and offloaded to Critchley for his second score.

Coleman sealed the win with the final try, starting the move with a great run before taking a return pass from Blake Roberts and then adding the extras.

Their fourth successive victory kept Broncos two points clear of Blackpool Scorpions at the top with their next league match at home to Halton Farnworth Hornets on Saturday, May 7.

Elsewhere, Broncos A lost 30-22 at home to Cadishead Rhinos in Division Four.

Cadishead opened the scoring with an unconverted try before Broncos hit back with a try from Matt Hindley that was converted by James Rawlinson.

Two further tries from the visitors gave them an eight-point lead at half time that Bury were unable to claw back, despite a second try from Hindley and further scores from Aiden Holden and Daniel Kelly.