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Medicals
Redcar
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Full time
C Newlands, M Curry, M Tucker
D Addison
Sat 6 Jan 14:15 - Northern Division - Durham & Northumberland 1

Redcar Show The Same Symptoms At Medicals

Lessons were not learned from the home game with Medicals, that report could be reprinted word for word.

Medical kicked off on a bitterly cold, but bright day in Newcastle, due to traffic problems 5 of Redcar’s players arrived late so the KO was delayed for 10 mins, but they were quickly into action and Medicals put them under pressure from the start, they kept Redcar pinned down in the 22 and after 10 mins they scored from a quickly taken tap penalty, 7 – 0.

The game seesawed a bit with neither side having an advantage, on 22 mins Medicals had a penalty attempt at goal, but missed and then on 30 mins Redcar centre Ben Durrans was yellow carded for a tip tackle, this gave Medicals a bit more space and 5 mins later from a scrum in Redcar’s 22, the scrum half dummied and jinked over for a try, 14 – 0. Just before half time when Redcar were back to full strength, winger Craig Newlands scored a good try following some slick handling from the backs, this was converted by Danny Addison, 14 – 7.

Half Time Medicals 14 Redcar 7

Redcar restarted the game but it was Medicals who took the initiative and on 50 mins they caught Redcar napping, when they were awarded a penalty just outside the 22, another quick tap and the player jinked his way to the line without a glove being laid on him, scoring a very easy try under the posts, 21 – 7. From the restart Medicals knocked on and the ball was played by a player in front of him, so was offside, No.8 James Cochrane took a quick tap and with some good play between forwards and backs Redcar were rewarded with a try from winger Matty Curry, 21 – 12. As the game progressed the weather turned nasty and in the final 10 mins there was a hail, sleet and rain downpour, so I had to put the camera away and run for cover, as I did Medicals scored their 4th try and in the last minute, Michael Tucker scored Redcar’s 3rd to bring the final total to Medicals 28 Redcar 17.

Key moments

10:00
Try Try for Medicals
35:00
Try Try for Medicals
38:00
Try Craig Newlands scores for Redcar
39:00
Conversion Daniel Addison kicks a conversion for Redcar
50:00
Try Try for Medicals
53:00
Try Mathew Curry scores for Redcar
70:00
Try Try for Medicals
79:00
Try Michael Tucker scores for Redcar

Highlights

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79:00 Try 20 - 17
Michael Tucker scores for Redcar
70:00 Try 20 - 12
Try for Medicals
53:00 Try 15 - 12
Mathew Curry scores for Redcar
50:00 Try 15 - 7
Try for Medicals
End of period 1
39:00 Conversion 10 - 7
Daniel Addison kicks a conversion for Redcar
38:00 Try 10 - 5
Craig Newlands scores for Redcar
35:00 Try 10 - 0
Try for Medicals
30:00 Yellow Card
Ben Durrans is yellow carded for Redcar
22:00 Missed Penalty
Penalty missed for Medicals
10:00 Try 5 - 0
Try for Medicals
Start of the game
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As it happened

  • Medicals
  • Redcar
  • 0
  • Try 10:00'
  • Ben Durrans Yellow Card 30:00'
  • Try 35:00'
  • Craig Newlands Try 38:00'
  • Daniel Addison Conversion 39:00'
  • Try 50:00'
  • Mathew Curry Try 53:00'
  • Try 70:00'
  • Michael Tucker Try 79:00'

Team selection

Addison, Daniel Addison, Daniel
Newlands, Craig Newlands, Craig
Young, Richie Young, Richie
Durrans, Ben Durrans, Ben
Curry, Mathew Curry, Mathew
Duddles, Jake Duddles, Jake
Stovell, Brad Stovell, Brad
Cochrane, James Cochrane, James
Toward, James Toward, James
Johnson, Ste Johnson, Ste
Reader, Drew Reader, Drew
Cook, Neil Cook, Neil
Briggs, Cian Briggs, Cian
Tucker, Michael Tucker, Michael
Clitheroe, Chris Clitheroe, Chris

League round up

League table

# Team Pl Pts
8. Hartlepool Rovers 14 31
9. Novocastrians 14 26
10. Stockton 14 25
11. Medicals 14 24
12. Gosforth 13 21
13. Redcar 15 17
14. Ponteland 14 13

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