Ansell leads Hawks home at Newcastle

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Danny Ansell bagged a 12-point haul to ease Hunslet Hawks to a 28-24 victory at Newcastle Thunder in League 1.

Ansell crossed for two tries, plus added a couple of conversions, as Hunslet ran in 
six to Newcastle’s five touchdowns.

Other try-scorers for the Hawks included Matt Carbutt, Richie Barnett, George Flanagan and Ayden Faal.

Newcastle’s tries came from Thomas Reudiger, Vincent Rennie, Derrell Olpherts, Jared Simpson and Rhys Clarke.

Newcastle: Reudiger, Fox, Blair, Olpherts, Simpson, Paterson, Hardcastle, Clarke, Teroi, Rennie, Aldous, Parker, Thorburn. Substitutes: Simons, Stoker, Wood, Welsh.

Hunslet Hawks: Watson, Duckworth, Faal, Mvududu, Barnett, Thomas, Ansell, Carbutt, Lee, Haley, Williams, Normington, Mackay. Substitutes: Flanagan, Bell, Robinson, Crane.

Referee: J McMullen (RFL)