Junior Rep Round 6 Wrap

S.G. Ball Cup

Canberra Raiders 42 (Tries: Jensen 2, Martin 2, Little, Atonio, Morris; Goals: McClennan 7) d Manly Sea Eagles 24

The Canberra Raiders claimed arguably their most important win of the season as they beat the Manly Sea Eagles 42-24 at HE Laybutt Field on Saturday afternoon.

Heading into the game in ninth place, the Raiders knew that a win would see them move into the finals positions and they duly delivered.

The Sea Eagles shot out to a 12-10 lead at halftime but doubles to Kristian Jensen and Jordan Martin helped the Raiders run out eventual winners.

The Raiders are now seventh on the ladder and face the Western Suburbs Magpies next weekend as they attempt to maintain their strong recent form.

Harold Matthews Cup

Manly Sea Eagles 50 d Canberra Raiders 10 (Tries: Tupou, Kalaoutolu; Goal: Tupou)

The Manly Sea Eagles proved to be too strong for the Raiders as they claimed a 50-10 win over the weekend.

Manly rushed to a lead within three minutes but the Raiders hit back through Junior Tupou four minutes later.

The sides traded tries again as the Sea Eagles crossed the line before Livai Kaloutolu scored for Canberra.

However, the Sea Eagles gathered momentum and managed to score a further seven tries.

The Raiders currently sit in 12th place on the ladder with two competition points.

Tarsha Gale Cup

Wests Tigers 66 d Canberra Raiders 4 (Try: Tooth)

The Wests Tigers defeated the Canberra Raiders 66-4 at Worrell Park on Saturday.

Entering the match behind the table topping Cronulla Sharks only by for and against, the Tigers ran in 11 tries.

Jasmine Tooth managed to nab one back for the Raiders before halftime but it wasn’t enough.

The Raiders sit in 10th place with two competition points.