Sea Eagles secure first place on the UNE SG Ball ladder
The Manly Warringah Sea Eagles UNE SG Ball side have secured a 66-10 victory over the Rabbitohs today to finish first on the ladder for the 2019 season. They secured first place following the 56- point win with Cameron Brown opening up the scoring.
Halfback Jamie Lawler was impressive in the first half after scoring a double, with five-eighth Josh Schuster and second rower Ben Trbojevic both scoring two tries.
Jack Birt also played a significant part to the win after converting eight tries; with Tapu Tuipulotu helping out with a conversion in the 53rd minute.
The Sea Eagles finish with seven wins in total for the SG Ball season and will be hard to beat in the finals.
Panthers record biggest win for the season
The Penrith Panthers UNE SG Ball side have just missed a place in finals after needing a 65- point win but fell short by 13-points.
The Panthers dominated with the highest win of the SG Ball season defeating the Pirates 70 – 18 at Charlottes Pavilion.
Panthers’ centre, Sunia Turuva was impressive scoring a hat-trick with Connor Mason scoring converting nine of the 13 tries.
Ten tries secure Newcastle Knights with a 44-point victory
The Harvey Norman Tarsha Gale Cup Newcastle Knights side have finished the regular season with a 44-point win over the Parramatta Eels at St Johns Oval.
With the Knights scoring a total of ten tries throughout the game, winger Ashlee Russell impressed scoring four.
A consolation try came in the 19th minute for the Parramatta Eels through Tahlia Alexander but the Knights were unstoppable.
Thunderbolts find form to record second consecutive win
The Victoria Thunderbolts UNE SG ball side have won back-to-back, to finish the season with two wins over the Pirates and Magpies.
It’s a little too late for the Thunderbolts who found form for the past two games in the regular season finishing 14th on the ladder. However they have lots of positives to take away from their final two games. Teamwork and persistence definitely paid off these last two weeks but struggled early on to get wins on the board.
The Thunderbolts finished strong in their match against the Magpies, scoring five tries in the second half to win 36-14. Sione Finau and Jermaine Tui both scored two tries to assist their side to victory.
Pita-Will Purcell was also at his best for the second week in a row, after converting five of the six tries to assist defeat the Magpies.
St George Illawarra Dragons bounce back
The St George Illawarra Dragons Harvey Norman Tarsha Gale side have bounced back after last week’s loss against the Steelers, to a 64-10 victory over Indigenous Academy.
The win has boosted them up to fourth place on the ladder for the final regular game of the season, after a total of six wins altogether this season.
Second rower Filomina Hanisi and centre Mareva Swann both put on a show after scoring hat-tricks.
Sereana Naitokatoka played a huge role and assisted her side to victory after scoring two tries in the first half time as well as converting eight of the eleven tries.