Rugby

  • Kingston Park is home to Newcastle's League and Union teams.

    Thunder play Crusaders for League 1 Cup semi-final spot

    March 31, 2017 at 9:41 am

    Newcastle Thunder take on North Wales Crusaders in the League 1 Cup quarter-final at Kingston Park this Sunday, with both sides eager to take one step closer to Blackpool. Thunder beat Hunslet RLFC to get to this stage while Crusaders dispatched of York City Knights in a nail-biting contest which saw […]

     
  • Kingston Park is home to Newcastle's League and Union teams.

    Thunder extend unbeaten start to league season with victory over Ironmen

    March 28, 2017 at 12:10 pm

    Newcastle Thunder were made to work for their 26-20 victory against South Wales Ironmen at The Wern on Sunday. The North East club were 20-12 down at half-time but two converted tries and a penalty goal in the second half saw Mick Mantelli’s men register their third league win from […]

     
  • Newcastle Thunder have made a solid start to the season but were worked hard on Sunday.

    Thunder head to Wales for clash with Ironmen

    March 23, 2017 at 4:01 pm

    Newcastle Thunder will look to make it three wins from as many games when they take on South Wales Ironmen on Sunday. In a return to league action following their exit from the Challenge Cup last Friday, Mick Mantelli’s side will be aiming to keep their 100 per cent record […]

     
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    Teesside regain Varsity title with big win over Sunderland

    March 23, 2017 at 11:18 am

    University of Sunderland were unable to retain their Tees Wear Varsity crown as they fell to a heavy defeat to Teesside University on Wednesday. The Wearsiders claimed wins in American football, cricket, netball and basketball. Rowing shared a point in contentious circumstances, adding to Sunderland’s equestrian victory from earlier in the […]

     
  • Newcastle Thunder have made a solid start to the season but were worked hard on Sunday.

    Thunder knocked out of Challenge Cup by dominant Dewsbury

    March 20, 2017 at 12:32 pm

    Newcastle Thunder’s Challenge Cup campaign ended at the fourth round as Dewsbury Rams beat the North East club 36-8 on Friday. Dewsbury notched the first 26 points of the match to put the game beyond doubt before half-time as Paul Sykes and Andy Kain led the team around the field well. […]

     
  • Fans in the stands await the start of the match at Kingston Park.

    Thunder aim to reach fifth round of cup with victory over Dewsbury

    March 17, 2017 at 2:32 pm

    Newcastle Thunder will be looking for a Championship scalp on Friday night when they take on Dewsbury Rams at the Tetley’s Stadium. Following two successive wins in League 1, Newcastle will be in good spirits ahead of their date with the Rams, who have lost all six of their matches […]

     
  • Newcastle Thunder have made a solid start to the season but were worked hard on Sunday.

    Hardcastle snatches victory for Thunder with last minute conversion

    March 13, 2017 at 12:26 pm

    Benn Hardcastle was the hero of the hour for Newcastle Thunder as his last minute conversion sealed a 24-22 victory over London Skolars at Kingston Park on Sunday. In an eventful game, which saw two yellow cards and two red cards, Ali Blair’s second try of the contest gave Hardcastle […]

     
  • Fans in the stands await the start of the match at Kingston Park.

    Newcastle Thunder prepare for opening home league fixture against London Skolars

    March 9, 2017 at 3:26 pm

    Newcastle Thunder play their first home match in this year’s League 1 on Sunday when London Skolars make the long journey from the capital to Kingston Park. The Thunder go into the contest following an opening day 24-20 victory over Workington Town while London suffered a heavy defeat against Toronto Wolfpack, […]

     
  • Fans in the stands await the start of the match at Kingston Park.

    Thunder claim opening day win over Workington

    March 7, 2017 at 8:24 am

    Newcastle Thunder started their League 1 campaign with a gritty 24-20 win over Workington Town at the Zebra Claims Stadium on Sunday. For the second week in a row, Mick Mantelli’s side edged past the Cumbrians and this time they had Evan Simons to thank for an instinctive brace. The win […]

     
  • Fans in the stands await the start of the match at Kingston Park.

    Newcastle Thunder to start League 1 campaign against Workington Town

    March 3, 2017 at 3:35 pm

    Newcastle Thunder travel to Workington Town this Sunday as the League 1 season gets underway. In the most internationally diverse domestic sports competition, Newcastle will be hoping for a great season under the stewardship of Mick Mantelli, who took over from Stanley Gene as Thunder boss in late 2015. The […]