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Redcar
Ponteland
C Clitheroe
Full time
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D Addison
Sat 21 Oct 15:00 - Northern Division - Durham & Northumberland 1

Redcar Use Their Get Out of Jail Card

Ponteland must be wondering how they lost this game and will be kicking themselves.

Redcar kicked off with the gale force wind behind them but it wasn’t any advantage as Ponteland took charge of the game from the start as Redcar’s poor set piece play let them down time and again. As the rain started the weather conditions worsened, Ponteland broke through in the middle of the field and some poor tackling gave them the first points of the game with a converted try, 0 – 7. On 30 mins Redcar’s Danny Addison kicked a penalty, 3 – 7. Just a few mins later he missed a penalty.

Half Time Redcar 3 Ponteland 7

Ponteland now had the wind, they pressed Redcar as they drove the scrums and took several against the head, Redcar’s forwards were in disarray and the game was very scrappy, player coach Neil Young received a yellow card on 52 mins, Neil Cook and Steve Johnson left the field injured but Redcar still battled on and were rewarded on 60 mins when prop turned hooker Chris Clitheroe, who was having his best game for Redcar, drove over the Ponte line and scored, 8 – 7.
Ponteland continued their onslaught as the game drew to a close, but were thwarted by first a great try saving tackle by centre Jake Duddles and then on the final play of the game they were held up over the Redcar line, game over.

Final Score Redcar 8 Ponteland 7

Key moments

15:00
Try Try for Ponteland
30:00
Penalty Daniel Addison kicks a penalty for Redcar
60:00
Try Chris Clitheroe scores for Redcar

Highlights

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80:00 Player of the Match
Daniel Addison is awarded player of the match for Redcar
60:00 Try 8 - 5
Chris Clitheroe scores for Redcar
52:00 Yellow Card
Neil Young is yellow carded for Redcar
End of period 1
30:00 Penalty 3 - 5
Daniel Addison kicks a penalty for Redcar
15:00 Try 0 - 5
Try for Ponteland
Start of the game
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As it happened

  • Redcar
  • Ponteland
  • 0
  • Try 15:00'
  • Daniel Addison Penalty 30:00'
  • Neil Young Yellow Card 52:00'
  • Chris Clitheroe Try 60:00'
  • Daniel Addison Player of the Match 80:00'

Team selection

Addison, Daniel Addison, Daniel
Newlands, Craig Newlands, Craig
Duddles, Jake Duddles, Jake
Dixon, Josh Dixon, Josh
Durrans, Ben Durrans, Ben
Young, Richie Young, Richie
Stovell, Brad Stovell, Brad
Johnson, Ste Johnson, Ste
Dyball, Philip Dyball, Philip
Young, Neil Young, Neil
Reader, Drew Reader, Drew
Cook, Neil Cook, Neil
Wilson, Stephen Wilson, Stephen
Clitheroe, Chris Clitheroe, Chris
Tucker, Michael Tucker, Michael

League round up

League table

# Team Pl Pts
8. Hartlepool Rovers 7 14
9. Stockton 6 14
10. Redcar 7 8
11. Ponteland 7 8
12. Horden and Peterlee 6 6
13. Gosforth 6 6
14. Novocastrians 6 6

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