The Dragons are now 13 points ahead of second place Widnes Wild but have played 4 games more.The Dragons have just 6 games left to play in the current campaign and could possibly secure the title with a win in the game away at Widnes on 14th February, depending on results elsewhere.
The Wild had to come from 2 goals down to beat bottom team Coventry Blaze on Sunday night. They ended up, however, comfortable 10-3 winners with player coach Scott McKenzie hitting 3+2.
In the other Laidler game of the weekend, Blackburn Eagles beat Bradford Bulldogs 9-2. James Riddoch top scored with 3+2 and import Tomas Mitrik chipped in with 1+4. The Eagles are enjoying their best ever season and are comfortable in 4th place in the table, 8 points ahead of 5th placed Altrincham.
Photo: Goal action from Blackburn Eagles v Bradford Bulldogs - photo by Steve Pollitt