Published: October 12, 2012
Somerset Rebels beat Leicester to win Premier League play-off place

Highbridge-based Somerset Rebels beat Leicester Lions on Friday evening (October 12th) to reach the biggest fixture in the club's history - the Premier League play-off grand final.

The Rebels had to win by at least seven points to guarantee the final place and, in the end, they won by 54 points to 39 in front of a huge crowd at the Oaktree Arena.

Rebels promoter Debbie Hancock said: "With the Rebels already through to the League Cup Final, these are exciting times at the Oaktree Arena."

The results were: Somerset 54: Jason Doyle 12+1, Alex Davies 10+2, Jesper B Monberg 9+1, James Wright 7+1, Claus Vissing 7, Kyle Newman 5+1, Tom Perry 4+2

Leicester 39: Kauko Nieminen 12+1, Magnus Karlsson 11, Linus Eklof 7+1, Jan Graversen 5+1, Lewis Kerr 4, Jari Makinen 0, Lasse Bjerre R/R

Pictured: The Oaktree Arena hosted the night of action (Pic: Colin Burnett)

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