The Northern Thunderbolts are into the semi-finals of the NSW Country Rugby League divisional titles after two wins at Lismore’s Oakes Oval on Saturday and Sunday.

The Thunderbolts beat the Oxley Pioneers 56-4 on Saturday and backed that up with a 35-24 victory over the Central Hunter Power yesterday.

Competition favourites Newcastle Rebels also won two from two and will join the Thunderbolts in the semi-finals.

The other semi-finals will be decided this weekend when the southern NSW teams play at Wagga Wagga.

The venue for the semi-finals will be decided after next weekend, with the final on May 30.

Results:

Saturday
NORTHERN THUNDERBOLTS 56 (Jonathon Freeman 2, Clint Horne 2, Willie Hammond 2, Roy Bell, Clarence Kelly, Aaron Hartmann, Ryan Farrell tries; Willie Hammond 4, Aaron Hartmann 3, Roy Bell goals) d OXLEY PIONEERS 4 (Andrew Miller try).

NEWCASTLE REBELS 42 (Jim Fawcett, Jamie Davis, James McCabe, Hayden Jeans, Sam Wooden, Mick Fortier tries; Steve Gordon 4, Jamie Davis goals) d CENTRAL HUNTER POWER 18 (Nathan Ward, John Johnson, Dave McLean tries; Jason Thorne 3 goals).

Sunday

NORTHERN THUNDERBOLTS 35 (Roy Bell, Jonathon Freeman, Clarence Kelly, Clint Horne, Alwyn Roberts, Aaron Hartmann tries; Willie Hammond 5 goals, field goal) d CENTRAL HUNTER POWER 24 (Jason Thorne, Josh Adams, Dave McLean, Nathan Ward, Daniel Ritter tries; Matt Riddle 2 goals).

NEWCASTLE REBELS 56 (Marin Filipo 2, Hayden Jeans 2, Sam Wooden, Sione Finefeuiaki, James McCabe, Mick Fortier, Mitch Williams, Steve Gordon tries; Steve Gordon 3, Jamie Davis 4 goals) d OXLEY PIONEERS 12 (Jarvis Wotton 2 tries; 2 goals).