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Around the Grounds | Major Comps Rd 6

The best action from Round 6 of the NSWRL’s major competitions.

Dirty Reds rally for opening win

The Glebe Dirty Reds have secured their first win of the 2021 Harvey Norman Women’s Premiership with a 26-10 victory against Wentworthville Magpies at Henson Park on Saturday.

Glebe got out to a flying start with two tries in the opening ten minutes through winger Nikiah Campbell and lock Lilly Baker. Wentworthville soon found their rhythm as Bella Stoney crossed the try-line in the 19th minute.

The Reds still managed to re-establish their early buffer on approach to halftime as Campbell ran in for a brace and Jacky Lyden found the line only a minute before the break.

Both sides scored one try each in the second half as the Reds came away with a 16-point win to get their 2021 campaign underway.

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Tigers beat Rabbitohs to remain unbeaten

The Wests Tigers have held on for a four-point win against reigning champions the South Sydney Rabbitohs to continue their unbeaten run after six rounds of the Jersey Flegg Cup.

As the Tigers went into the halftime break with a 12-6 advantage, it was winger Liam Scolari who scored a double early in the second half to take the game away from South Sydney.

Okusitino Lui followed up with 50th-minute try on the opposite flank to give the visitors an unassailable 22-point lead. Three late tries were only a consolation for the Rabbitohs who suffered their first defeat since Round 1.

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Top four Sharks keep Magpies at bay

Defending Sydney Shield premiers the Cronulla-Caringbah Sharks have cruised to a 34-16 win against Wentworthville Magpies to stay in fourth position on the competition ladder.

After conceding first points 16 minutes into the contest, the Sharks replied with three unanswered tries to take a 14-point lead to the break.

Wentworthville scored a second try in the 49th minute before Cronulla-Caringbah added three more to their tally on the way to a comfortable Round 6 victory.

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