U12 Raiders show Cairns club how to play the game
PORT Douglas Under 12 Raiders entered the Trinity Anglican School sevens rugby union competition last Friday and come out victorious.
The boys struggled at first, not knowing the rules, but came out on top winning 22-nill.
Player of the match was awarded to Dean McCarthy and Tom Allen for their defence skills which helped the boys to an easy victory.
The team played well in the second game with each player scoring a try.
Dhareese Bowen played exceptionally well and scored a double try and had excellent goal kicking.
Their attack skills improved in game three winning 48-nil, with the Under 11 player Campbell Allen receiving man of the match and captain Tully Cartwright putting in outstanding effort.
In their fourth game the boys played well but unfortunately let in the only tried scored against them in the whole carnival, leaving the final score to be 46-7.
Man of the match was awarded to Aaron Dunwell, and top try scorer was Angus Dickson.
Without losing a game throughout the carnival the boys were set to win the grand final and beat the opposition 46-nil.
Man of the match was Matthew Chesterfield who was awarded for being a great team and rugby player.
Overall the boys were undefeated throughout the day, winning all five games. Each player scored 3 or more tries. The boys were terrific and had great fun.