Rugby Union addicts in west Cumbria looking for a game to watch tomorrow won’t have to ponder long.

While the rest of the league clubs take a break, St. Benedict’s will be looking to take a step towards survival in North One West.

Provided Storm Doris didn’t have too much impact around Mirehouse, Saints have a catch-up game against Rochdale.

Eccles are already doomed to relegation and they will be joined by two from five – Leigh, Altrincham Kersal, Rochdale, West Park St. Helens or St. Benedict’s.

At the moment, the Cumbrians are five points clear of the third team in the relegation zone, Altrincham Kersal.

But tomorrow’s visitors Rochdale are only just ahead of Altrincham Kersal on points differential.

As well as tomorrow’s confrontation with Rochdale, Saints also have to play the bottom three – Altrincham Kersal and Leigh at home and Eccles away, so good bonus point wins in these clashes should be good enough to see them to safety.

Rochdale are first on the agenda, though, and Saints will be weighing-up their options from a lengthy injury list which seems to be never-ending.

Meanwhile, in North Lancs Cumbria, Aspatria will welcome the break from league rugby this weekend as they prepare for a big finish to the season.

To all intents and purposes, the Bower Park side have conceded the North Lancs Cumbria title to Carlisle.

But they are still involved in what has now become a two-horse race for the promotion play-off place.

The showdown for that is likely to come on April Fool’s Day (honestly!) when they host their rivals for the runners-up place, De La Salle.

Before then, they have an important game in West Leeds on March 18 when they contest the Quarter-Final of the Intermediate Cup.

The winners will represent the north in the Semi-Final of a competition which has its final at Twickenham.

But also in March, ahead of the shoot-out with De La Salle, are three key league games when they have to be thinking bonus point wins.

Aldwinians (home), Oldham (away) and Littleborough (home) are not exacting fixtures. That will leave them to finish-off the season with matches at Bolton and at home to Fleetwood.

By a quirk of the fixture planning, their rivals De La Salle finish the season with six games against Cumbrian opposition – Silloth (home), Carlisle (away), Workington (home), Aspatria (away), Hawcoat Park (home) and Upper Eden (away).

Third-placed Aspatria are 11 points behind leaders Carlisle and just one point adrift of De La Salle.

Meanwhile, the battle to avoid relegation intensified with Upper Eden doing their cause a power of good by beating bottom side Workington 41-8.

With Silloth also losing 26-0 at home to Littleborough, there’s really only Upper Eden who can escape the drop.

The key fixture remaining for them is a trip to Trafford on March 11. The Lancashire side are currently five points ahead of the Cumbrians.