Round 8 Junior Representatives Wrap

The Canberra Raiders S.G. Ball side continues to climb the ladder, while the other two grades suffered defeats.

S.G. Ball Cup

Canberra Raiders 30 (Tries: J Tupou 2, Jordan Williams 2, T Croker 2; Goals: B Robertson 3) d Cronulla Sharks 26 (Tries: S Noppen, K Dykes, B Burke, Z Jegers, H Sutton; Goals: T Demeio 3)

The Canberra Raiders claimed a narrow victory over the Cronulla Sharks at Gungahlin Enclosed Oval on Saturday afternoon.

Doubles to Junior Tupou, Jordan Williams and Thomas Croker helped the Green Machine on their way as they sealed a four point win as the moved up to third on the ladder with only one round remaining in the season.

Tarsha Gale Cup

Cronulla Sharks 28 (Tries: J Chapman, T Dymock, A Weir, J Silva Gukisuva, T Koroitamana, E Barker; Goals: J Kennedy 2) d Canberra Raiders 22 (Tries: S Clegg 2, K Osztrenkovics, Z Waihape, G Davis; Goals: M Tooth)

The Cronulla Sharks defeated the Canberra Raiders on Saturday afternoon in the Tarsha Gale Cup.

Samantha Clegg scored twice for the Raiders as they looked to snap their recent losing streak but ultimately fell short by a converted try.

The results sees the Raiders remain in seventh place, two points clear of the Indigenous Academy who are currently sitting in ninth.

Harold Matthews Cup

Cronulla Sharks 26 (Tries: S Jinks 2, K Dixon 2, T Waitere, W Abou-Arrage; Goals: L Sutton) d Canberra Raiders 6 (Tries: H Alesi; Goals: H Alesi)

The Cronulla Sharks ended the finals hopes of the Canberra Raiders in the Harold Matthews Cup with a 20 point win at Gungahlin Enclosed Oval on Saturday.

Henry Alesi was the sole try scorer for the Raiders as they sit four points off the top eight with one round remaining.