Match Report

Sunday 10th July 2016, 14:30
League 1 - Round: 15

Hemel Stags

(6) 20

Hemel Stags

Newcastle Thunder

52 (18)

Newcastle Thunder

4 Tries

Reece Rance, Josh Spearing, Chris Hall, Matt Ross,


Tries 9

Mikey Wood, Jason Payne, Derrell Olpherts, Evan Simons 3, Peter Fox 2, Dan Parker,

2 Goals

Barry John Swindells 2,


Goals 8

Rhys Clarke 8,

0 D Goals



D Goals 0


Attendance:   Official:   Venue: Pennine Way

Full Time Report

Evan Simons' hat-trick helps Newcastle hammer struggling Hemel

Evan Simons scored a hat-trick of tries as Newcastle inflicted a 52-20 defeat on bottom club Hemel in Kingstone Press League 1.

The hooker's treble was complimented by two tries from wing Peter Fox while Mikey Wood, Jason Payne, Derrell Olpherts and Dan Parker also went over for the Thunder and Rhys Clarke kicked eight goals.

Hemel, who have now lost 13 of their 14 league matches this season, saw Reece Rance, Josh Spearing, James Woodburn-Hall and Matt Ross cross for tries while Gareth Swindells added extra points with two successful kicks.