Newcastle Thunder 30-14 North Wales Crusaders

Sunday 7th August 2016
KO: 15:00 - Round: 3

30-14 FT

HT: 24 0

Official: L Moore

Venue: Kingston Park, Newcastle

  • Newcastle Thunder

  • Tries
    Peter Fox, Thomas Reudiger, Derrell Olpherts, Vincent Rennie, Evan Simons, Ben Thorburn,

  • Goals
    Benn Hardcastle 3,

  • Drop Goals

  • North Wales Crusaders

  • Tries
    Andrew Oakden, Matt Wilkinson, Rob Massam,

  • Goals
    Tommy Johnson,

  • Drop Goals

Line Up

Bench

Thomas
Reudiger
Joe
Brown
Peter
Fox
Lewis
Young
Lewis
Young
Benn
Hardcastle
Vincent
Rennie
Aaron
Teroi
Corbyn
Kilday
Harry
Aldous
Dan
Parker
Rhys
Clarke
Evan
Simons
Sam
Luckley
Jason
Payne

Bench

Tommy
Johnson
Andrew
Oakden
Luke
Warburton
Earl
Hurst
Rob
Massam
Ryan
Smith
Jack
Hansen
Jonny
Walker
Matt
Wilkinson
Kenny
Baker
Simon
Atherton
Stephen
Wild
Billy
Brickhill
Matt
Bradley
Mark
Thomas
Jordan
Andrade

Official Report / Commentary

Fast-starting Newcastle brush aside Crusaders

Newcastle Thunder's dominant first-half performance guided them to a 30-14 victory over North Wales Crusaders in the Kingstone Press League 1 Shield.

The hosts ran in five tries through Peter Fox, Tom Reudiger, Vince Rennie, Derrell Olpherts and Evan Simons in addition to two conversions from Benn Hardcastle to go 24-0 up at the break.

Crusaders responded with tries from Andrew Oakden, Mark Wilkinson and Rob Massam and a Tommy Johnson kick, but a converted Ben Thorburn touchdown ensured victory for Newcastle as they top the Shield group by five points.


  • 76: TRY! scored for North Wales Crusaders by Rob Massam
  • 73: GOAL! scored for North Wales Crusaders by Tommy Johnson
  • 73: TRY! scored for North Wales Crusaders by Matt Wilkinson
  • 68: GOAL! scored for Newcastle by Benn Hardcastle
  • 68: TRY! scored for Newcastle by Ben Thorburn
  • 63: TRY! scored for North Wales Crusaders by Andrew Oakden
  • 40: TRY! scored for Newcastle by Evan Simons
  • 40: GOAL! scored for Newcastle by Benn Hardcastle
  • 17: TRY! scored for Newcastle by Derrell Olpherts
  • 14: GOAL! scored for Newcastle by Benn Hardcastle
  • 14: TRY! scored for Newcastle by Vincent Rennie
  • 10: TRY! scored for Newcastle by Thomas Reudiger
  • 5: TRY! scored for Newcastle by Peter Fox
  • Head to Head

    Tries:

    Newcastle Thunder 6
    North Wales Crusaders 3

    Goals:

    Newcastle Thunder 3
    North Wales Crusaders 1