Southern Pride teams unbeaten
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.