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SOUTHS CLAIM FIRST WIN FOR 2018 IN NEWCASTLE RUGBY LEAGUE

Returning to league and in round four of the Newcastle competition, Central beat the Bulldogs 26 points to 16, while in a major upset, Souths scored their first win this season, beating the Rosellas by the same score.

Wests made a cracking start, as former Lions captain Matt Shipway drew first blood against his old team.

It didn’t take long for the visitors to edge further in front..

Before South’s hit back.

And they weren’t finished yet.

The Lions looked unstoppable as they powered towards the break.

Producing a little bit of magic before half time.

Souths held Wests scoreless in the final forty, while locking down their first competition points this season.

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Mitchell Hughes is head sports reporter and presenter with NBN News in Newcastle. Mitch started his career as an editor with NBN, before graduating from Newcastle University and taking his first reporting job in the Tweed Heads/Gold Coast region.

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