The Gungahlin Bulls recorded their first win of the season and the Raiders Under 20’s remain undefeated after another wet weekend of action in round four.
Gungahlin Bulls 32 (Tries: C Williams 2, L Bradley, R O’Sullivan, T Eldridge, J Williams ; Goals: T Williams 4 ) d Queanbeyan Blues 10 (Tries: J Tupou, M Vanisi; Goal: J Tupou)
The Gungahlin Bulls got their first two points of the competition with a 32-10 win over the Queanbeyan Blues at Gungahlin Enclosed Oval on Saturday.
The Bulls were on song in both attack and defence, running in six tries and never giving the Blues a chance to get into the game.
Gungahlin winger Linkin Bradley opened the scoring, crossing in the corner after some sustained pressure. Five-eighth Tre Williams converted from the sideline to give his side an early 6-0 lead.
The Bulls showed off their off-the-cuff attack with a length of the field team try, which included a number of kicks and halfback Connor Williams eventually grounding the ball for a four-pointer.
Gungahlin extended their lead to 14-0 after centre Rourke O’Sullivan scored his first try of the season off the back of a nice backline movement.
The Bulls went into halftime with a 20-0 lead after fullback Tristan Eldridge ran 90 metres to score under the posts and T. Williams adding the two points.
Queanbeyan had some chances to score but were denied by some strong defence by the home side. C. Williams scored his second try of the afternoon, evading some tired defenders. The conversion was successful, and the score sailed out to 26-0.
The Blues finally cracked the Bulls defensive line when Julius Tupou barged his way over the line. The conversion was unsuccessful, and the Blues trailed by 22 points.
Bulls second rower Jack Williams had a stellar game, and it was topped off with a try after making a 40 metre line-break. The try was converted, giving Gungahlin a 32-4 lead.
Queanbeyan’s Manu Vanisi scored a consolation try right on full-time, with the final score 32-10.
The win sees the Bulls jump into third place on the ladder, overtaking the Woden Valley Rams.
Raiders Under 20’s 20 (Tries: M Fellows 2, M Souter, C Eseras; Goals: R Piepers, M Souter) d Woden Valley Rams 8 (Tries: T Jones, S Swanson)
The Raiders Under 20’s continued their perfect start to the season with a 20-8 win over the Woden Valley Rams at Phillip Oval on Saturday.
Raiders U20’s hooker Mitchel Souter put in a man of the match performance and picked up his second try of the season.
Matthew Fellows scored a double, with second rower Caleb Esara also crossing the tryline as the side put in another great performance.
Tyler Jones and Scott Swanson both scored for the home side.
The men in green are now four points clear on top of the ladder at the halfway point of the season.
The Raiders Under 20’s take on the Queanbeyan Blues in round five, while the Woden Valley Rams host the Gungahlin Bulls.
Queanbeyan Blues 20 d Gungahlin Bulls 0
The Queanbeyan Blues recorded their first win of the season with a 20-0 win over the Gungahlin Bulls at Gungahlin Enclosed Oval on Saturday.
Blues second-rower Samiuala Taholo scored a double, while Keegan Caldwell and Aaron Bakker each crossed the tryline too.
The win sees the Blues finish round four in third position on the ladder.
Woden Valley Rams 24 d UC Stars 10
The Woden Valley Rams remain undefeated after a 24-10 win over the UC Stars at Phillip Oval on Saturday.
Rams winger Bryce Philipzen scored a double for his side, hooker Hayden Hepburn and five-eighth Jesse Taws also scoring.
UC Stars lock Jonathan Mose continued his strong form, scoring his team’s only try, but it wasn’t enough as the Rams claimed the win.
The Rams remain on top of the ladder while UC Stars sit in second place.
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Gungahlin Bulls 30 d Queanbeyan Blues 0
The Gungahlin Bulls notched up their fourth straight win with a 30-0 victory over the Queanbeyan Blues at Gungahlin Enclosed Oval on Saturday.
The Bulls looked very solid all game, with the win giving them a four point lead on top of the ladder.
Woden Valley Rams 14 d UC Stars 0
The Woden Valley Rams recorded their second win of the season after defeating the UC Stars 14-0 at Phillip Oval on Saturday.
An important bounce back after last week’s loss, the Rams are now in second place on the ladder.