Whitehaven hope to stage their own promotion party this season, but last night they were guests at someone else's celebration.
Barrow became the first team to clinch promotion from Championship One after beating Haven at Craven Park. It was close in the first half, but the home team ran riot after the break, eventually winning by 48 points to 16.
Whitehaven remain in 4th place in the table, which means they're still on course for promotion. But their neighbours Workington might beat them to the punch. Town will go up if they beat Doncaster next Thursday Night.
More top news
Do you know what's been happening in Cumbria and the south of Scotland over the past seven days? Test yourself in our weekly news quiz.
The 14-year-old's body was found in a cemetery in Carlisle last June. George Thomson and Brahnn Finley have been found guilty of murder.
Cumbria Fire Service is reminding families of how easy pan fires can start and give their tips on how to handle one.