Newcastle Thunder have recorded back-to-back wins for the first time this season after beating Oldham 40-6 at Kingston Park.
Jack Johnson scored the only tries of the first half, but the game and the Thunder came alive in the second half.
Tries from Ukuma Ta’ai, Sam Halsall, Bob Beswick and Jake Shorrocks saw Newcastle take control in a 10-minute period in the second half.
Liam Kirk got Oldham onto the board, but Josh Woods rounded off the scoring for the Thunder.
Newcastle Thunder: Calum Turner, Alex Clegg, Matty Wright, Sam Halsall, Jack Johnson, Jake Shorrocks, Josh Woods, Ted Chapelhow, Bob Beswick, Nathan Wilde, Ukuma Ta’ai, Connor Bailey, Liam McAvoy.
Subs: Evan Simons, Jay Chapelhow, Mitch Clark, Owen Harrison.
Head Coach: Eamon O’Carroll
Tries: Johnson (8,22), Ta’ai (46), Halsall (52), Beswick (52), Shorrocks (56), Woods (72)
Goals: Woods (9,23,46,53,53,57)
Oldham: Dan Abram, Tommy Brierley, Ben Heaton, Max Roberts, Ryan Ince, Lewis Charnock, James Barran, Liam Kirk, Declan Gregory, Phil Joy, Danny Langtree, Liam Bent, Martyn Reilly.
Subs: Luke Nelmes, Matthew Fletcher, Shaun Pick, Jamie Abram.
Head Coach: Matt Diskin
Tries: Kirk (70)
Goals: Abram (71)