In Round 12 of Newcastle and Hunter Rugby Union, Nelson Bay scored a big win over University, while Maitland dominated Beaches. Singleton inflicted more pain on Lake Macquarie, while at Townson Oval Wanderers got up over rivals Merewether.
Maitland 46 def 19 Southern Beaches
Merewether Carlton 10 def by 29 Wanderers
Nelson Bay 48 def 0 University of Newcastle
Singleton 55 def 15 Lake Macquarie
Hamilton Hawks had the bye