Newcastle brush Petraca aside in Challenge Cup

Newcastle Falcons secured their second Amlin Challenge Cup victory when they beat opponents Petraca 3-34 at Stadio Plebiscito on Saturday.

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Final Score Petraca 3 (0) Newcastle 34 (14)


Penalties: Hickey

Newcastle Falcons
Tries: Helleur, Manning, Swinson 2, Shortland, Graham
Conversions: Manning 2

Referee: Dudley Phillips (Ireland).

Petrarca: Hickey; Bortolussi, Sanchez, Neethling, Morsellino; Walsh, Travagli; Alonso, Costa Repetto (capt), Leso, Cavalieri, Sutto, Barbini, Targa, Ansell.

Replacements: Caporello, Gega, D’Agostino, Tveraga, Chillon, Persico, Faggiotto, Spragg.

Newcastle Falcons: Goosen; Tait, Helleur, Eves, Shortland; Manning, Chudley; Wells, Mayhew, Murray, Hudson (capt), Van der Heijden, Swinson, Pennycook, Wilson.

Replacements: Graham, Shiells, Hall, Townson, Welch, Pilgrim, Hodgson, Fitzpatrick.

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