Round 7 Junior Representatives Wrap

The Canberra Raiders S.G. Ball side moved up to fifth on the ladder, while the Harold Matthews Cup side also claimed the two points.

S.G. Ball Cup

Canberra Raiders 40 (Tries: A Gaffey 2, Jordan Williams, C Webb, Jack Williams, J Tupou; Goals: B Robertson 8) d Western Suburb Magpies 6 (Tries: B Saipaia; Goals: L Rouland)

The Canberra Raiders claimed a big victory over the Western Suburbs Magpies as team ran in six tries.

A double to Aidan Gaffey helped the Raiders on their path to victory as the team surged up the ladder into fifth place.

Halfback Jordan Williams also continued his try scoring form, while forwards Clay Webb and Jack Williams also chimed in with tries.

With two rounds remaining, the team are on track to make finals with matches remaining against the Cronulla Sharks and Illawarra Steelers.

Tarsha Gale Cup

Wests Tigers 34 (Tries: E Curtain 2, M Stone, A Beaifils, B Walker, B Dean; Goals: E Curtain 5) d Canberra Raiders 10 (Tries: S Clegg, K Osztrenkovics; Goals: J Olsen-Flanagan)

The Canberra Raiders travelled to Leichhardt Oval on Saturday to face the fourth placed Wests Tigers and were beaten 34-10.

Tries to Samantha Clegg and Klaudia Osztrenkovics ensured the Raiders were competitive but ultimately the Tigers proved too strong.

The result sees the Raiders remain on track for a finals berth as they currently sit in seventh place.

Harold Matthews Cup

Canberra Raiders 16 d Western Suburbs Magpies 14

The Canberra Raiders have given their finals hopes a boost as the side claimed a two point win against the Western Suburbs Magpies.

The Raiders entered the round sitting two points adrift from the top eight and remain that way after Saturday’s win.

The team will now host the Cronulla Sharks next Saturday in match that is crucial for both side’s finals ambitions.