Colts started the day with with a 24-7 win. Tries to Max Stewart, Matt Ritchie, Ethan Fullagar & Tyler McManus, with Josh Davies (no, not the old one) converting two. 3pts to new player Tom Drennan, 2pts Rhys Stratton ...and 1pt to Kepi Jackson & Tyler McManus - with Kepi also being voted players player.
Thirds took on last years premiers and also picked up a bonus point win. The earth really was shaking at times when we had some very big men packing into the scrum. Tries to the backs though: Gareth Brown, Jake Monk, Cody Morrow, Daniel Reihana & Michael Rawiri with Travis Gallen converting one of them. 3pts to Gareth Brown, 2pts to Chris Oakes and 1pt to the big boppers Stephen Lamb & Tod Wadey (out of retirement again!). Players player was shared by all players, it was a real team effort!
2nd Grade continued the run of bonus point wins with 34-20 result our way. Tries to Brook Cheezy Morrow, Jesse Pavlovich, Chris Peihopa, and a double to Jordan Huszarek. Mitchell Jacob converted 3 and kicked a penalty. 3pts to Cheezy, 2pts to Pav and 1pt to new player Paul Leef, who also got players player.
Then on to the top grade and last seasons premiers were ready to play. They had a 22-7 lead at half time that went out to 29-7 soon after. Then the comeback began, and once the momentum kicked in it was an amazing reversal that finished with 38-29 to the Sharks. Huge effort! Tries to Luke Sheridan, Jared Fitzsimmons, Justin Staben, Speedy and a double to Jimmy Latham. Speedy kicked 4 conversions in the bonus point win. 3 pts to cleanly shaven Justin Staben, 2pts to Luke Sheridan and 1pt to the breakaways Chad Martin & Blake Jacob. In a first for the Club, the players player voting finished in a 3 way tie: Luke Sheridan, Chad Martin & Blake Jacob.
Towards the end of the game we had another big family moment when Mitch Jacob came on to join his twin Blake. Sorry I didn't get a photo boys, but this will happening plenty of times in future and I'll get one then.
2 weeks break for Anzac Day and then Senior Country Championships, next game away at Hornsby v the team who defeated Ourimbah today. See you all at training, .. Cheers Boys!