This weekend saw the final round of the Division 2 Sydney Metropolitan Women’s Rugby League along with some scheduled catch-up matches in Division 1. The Semi-Finals have taken shape in Division 1 and are almost finalised in Division 2 with just one catch-up match scheduled for next weekend.
Division 1 saw Mounties secure the Minor Premiership, continuing the strong season club has enjoyed across all grades. It is an impressive feat for the side, with Redfern, Greenacre and Cronulla-Caringbah all providing significant competition throughout the year.
Berkeley Vale scored a convincing win over Forestville to seal their place in the top five going into the Division 1 Semi-Finals next week. The Semi-Final match-ups for Division 1 have been confirmed as listed below.
In Division 2 Glenmore Park and Berala had wins to confirm their places in the top two, meaning after Berala play their final match of the regular season next Saturday against Chester Hill, Glenmore Park and Berala will meet the following week in the Major Semi-Final. In the Division 2 Minor Semi-Final Minchinbury will face up to Penrith Waratahs.
Division 1 Results:
· Berkeley Vale 50 (J Fressard 5, I Kelly 2, R McKay, M Howard , T Payne tries; M Howard 5 goals) def Forestville 16 (L Tipene 3, B Waddell tries)
Final Division 1 Ladder:
1. Mounties 25
2. Redfern All Blacks 22
3. Greenacre 21
4. Cronulla-Caringbah 16
5. Berkeley Vale 12
6. Hunter 9
7. Forestville 7
Week 1 Semi-Finals: Venue tbc
· Major Preliminary Semi-Final: Redfern All Blacks v Greenacre Tigers
· Minor Preliminary Semi-Final: Cronulla-Caringbah v Berkeley Vale
Division 2 Results:
· Glenmore Park 40 (J Grant 2, M Chapman 2, L Lealaiauloto 2, T Osbourne, T Lealaiauloto, tries; T Lealaiauloto 2, S Foster 2 goals) def Minchinbury 16 (C Faatoafe, K Vave, R Faatoafe tries; C Fekitoa 2 goals)
· Berala Bears 36 (M Gregory 2, J Veletaloola 2, A Mouhajar, H Cottrell, A Buckley tries; M Gregory 4 goals) def Penrith Waratahs 32 (C Eisenhuth 2, S Carr, M O'hehir, L-E Sionesini. K Mohi tries; S Carr 3 goals)
· Chester Hill def Maroubra on Forfeit
Division 2 Ladder
1. Glenmore Park 23*
2. Berala 22
3. Minchinbury 19*
4. Penrith Waratahs 10
5. Chester Hill 6
6. Maroubra 2
*note: Glenmore Park had 4 points deducted for playing an ineligible player, Minchinbury had 2 points deducted for a Code of Conduct Breach.
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