Rebels beat Leicester to win Premier League play-off place
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.
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.
promoter Debbie Hancock said: "With
the Rebels already through to the League Cup Final, these are
exciting times at the Oaktree Arena."
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
The Oaktree Arena hosted the night of action (Pic: Colin Burnett)