South­ern Pride teams un­beaten

Cockburn Gazette - - SPORT -

YOUNG rugby league en­thu­si­asts from five south­ern sub­urbs clubs com­bined to take on the best of the state in last week’s in­au­gu­ral Ju­nior State League Cham­pi­onships.

Un­der 12 and 15 play­ers from the Fre­man­tle Roost­ers, Wil­lagee Bears, South Perth Lions, Kwinana Wolves and Rock­ing­ham Sharks com­bined to form the South­ern Pride in the round robin com­pe­ti­tion held at Bea­cons­field’s Ken Allen Field.

Both South­ern Pride teams went through the com­pe­ti­tion un­de­feated, hailed the in­au­gu­ral cham­pi­ons.

They took on the best from WA’s north­west, north and southwest, as

well as a spe­cial School Sports WA in­vi­ta­tional team.

It was the first time a ju­nior rugby league event of this size has Rd 1: South­ern Pride 30 def South West Dol­phins 0 Rd 2: South­ern Pride 24 def North­ern Fu­sion 10 Rd 3: South­ern Pride 18 def NRL WA In­vi­ta­tional 16 Semi Fi­nal: South­ern Pride 44 def South West Dol­phins 4 Grand Fi­nal: South­ern Pride 22 def North­ern Fu­sion 6

been held in WA, with 10 teams, 200 play­ers and 50 sup­port staff com­ing to­gether for 20 games across four days.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from Australia

© PressReader. All rights reserved.