Hemel Stags 37-24 Gateshead Thunder
First win for Stags
Mitch Barbera claimed a hat-trick of tries as Hemel Stags picked up their first win of the Kingstone Press Championship 1 season thanks to a 37-24 victory over Gateshead Thunder.
Aaron Small also crossed the whitewash twice for the Stags with Barry John Swindells adding four goals to his try.
Michael Brown went over for their other score with Jermaine Coleman sending over a late drop goal.
Chris Heil claimed two tries of his own for Gateshead, who also breached the Hemel defence through Matty Beharrell and Jacob Blades.
Carl Puckering converted all four of the visitors' tries.