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Gateshead Thunder 12-44 Oldham RLFC

30th of June 2013
Gateshead Thunder 12-44 Oldham RLFC

Official Match Report

Oldham too strong for Gateshead

John Ford scored a hat-trick of tries as Oldham kept the pressure on Kingstone Championship 1 leaders Crusaders with a 44-12 win over Gateshead.

The Roughyeds made a bright start and tries from David Cookson and Sam Gee, both converted by Lewis Palfrey, gave them an early 12-0 lead.

Sam Latus got the hosts back into the game but further scores from Cookson and Ford (2) saw Oldham take a 32-6 lead into the break.

Gee, Ford and Mo Agoro stretched the visitors' advantage before Jacob Blades claimed a consolation for Gateshead with Luke Hardcastle adding his second goal.

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