Gateshead Thunder 24-22 Hemel Stags
Hardcastle inspires Gateshead
Luke Hardcastle scored a try and added three goals to lead Gateshead to a 24-22 Kingstone Press Championship 1 victory over Hemel Stags.
Nick Johnson, Jason Payne and Chris Heil also crossed the whitewash for the hosts and Benn Hardcastle added a goal.
Harry Mostyn scored two of the Stags' four tries with Aaron Small and Eddie Mbaraga also going over. Barry John Swindells added three goals.