If you missed last Saturday’s junior league you have missed some of the best rugby league action in the valley for a long while.
Super Saturday kicked off with the icebreakers at 8am with the Scone Whites and Scone Blues thrashing out a 10 all draw.
They really started the day’s atmosphere with a massive crowd on hand to watch over 27 games of rugby league.
It was pleasing to see great sportsmanship shown all day with a prime example with some of the under 10’s backing up for the under 11’s – which was the last game of the day.
A huge thankyou goes out to the committee and helpers for the day, especially to the ladies in the canteen. Without your time assisting we cannot run such successful days.
I believe the community spirit is alive and well within our small club and it really showed last Saturday.
The super 6’s again showed why they are crowd favourites with two big games played on the weekend.
The first against Merriwa was a tough tussle with some great sportsmanship shown as Scone players took turns in assisting Merriwa with players.
Mathew Byrne certainly didn’t mind the early start as he scooped any early ball to run the full length of the field.
With talk last week of State of Origin selection the boys got down to business tackling everything that moved and in some cases their own teammates!
Some great tackling by Ozzie Cameron, Will Crompton, Chace Briggs and Tate Stewart.
This hard tackling allowed Jack Foley and Archie Martin to start a try scoring competition scoring a double each.
Heath Pittman, Koby Stewart and Daniel Crowther showed some blistering speed spreading the Magpies defence all over the park.
With the defence at sixes and sevens hard man Squish Wooden barged over for another try.
This takes him well ahead of his old man in the season try scoring tally.
Final score, 6 tries to 4.
The second game against the Singleton Red dogs was a one sided affair with a convincing 11 try to nil victory.
With the score this big it didn’t take long for tries to Campbell Munn (2), Josh Smith (2) and Riley Fogarty (2) to keep the score attendant busy.
Josh is showing some great skills since joining league.
Tries then flowed to Koby Stewart Billy O’Brien, Blake Liverton, Archie Martin and Henry Dahmes.
Coach Crowther is extremely proud of his group of players.
Riley Fogarty won this week’s Good Sport award sponsored by the Scone Old Boys.
Riley has taken to the game like a duck to water. To see his face when he won his award was worth the admission price.
The club will be running its major fundraiser which is $1000 worth of goods from Betta Electrical Scone.
Tickets will be going on sale for only $5 and winner drawn at our second major home game June 30.
On other club news Tom Eveleigh was successful in gaining selection for the Polding side. This is a side made up from players from Tweed Heads to the Harbour Bridge.
Jock Madden also tried out for this team and by all reports was the unluckiest player not to be selected.
All in all a tremendous effort boys and all Thoroughbreds congratulate you both on your achievements.