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Blumers Lawyers George Tooke Shield Round 5 Wrap

There weren’t any CRRL Cup matches over the weekend, but there were some exciting round five George Tooke Shield games.

Open Men’s

Gunning Roos 14 d Bungendore Tigers 10

The Gunning Roos recorded their second win of the season with a tight 14-10 win over the Bungendore Tigers on Saturday at Mick Sherd Oval.

In what was an intense game, Gunning proved to good in the end, running in three tries to two.

Roos centre Benjamin Dyball, halfback Liam Grame and centre Jackson Paton all scored for the visiting side.

Tigers halfback Benjamin Rayner scored for the home team, with winger Matthew Barbara also crossing the tryline.

The Roos are sitting in third place on the ladder, trailing the Tigers by three points.


Gordon Highlanders 6 d Burrangong Bears 0

The Gordon Highlanders remain on top of the ladder after a gritty 6-0 win over the Burrangong Bears at Boorowa Showground on Sunday.

The defence of both sides was strong, with each holding out a number of scoring opportunities.

It was Gordon Highlanders centre Dwayne Sakiasi who eventually broke the deadlock and scored the winning try, with five-eighth Scott Boughton kicking the conversion.

Burrangong produced a greatly improved performance, having gone down to the Highlanders 74-0 back in round two.

The win sees the Gordon Highlanders finish round five two points clear on top of the ladder, with Burrangong still sitting on the bottom.


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Bungendore Tigerettes #1 10 d Gunning Rooettes 8

The Bungendore Tigerettes #1 remain undefeated after a tough 10-8 win over the Gunning Rooettes at Mick Sherd Oval on Saturday.

Each side scored two tries apiece, with a converted try by Molly Nelson proving the difference for the home side.

Jessica O’Rourke picked up her ninth try of the season for the Tigerettes #1 side.

Tara McGrath-West scored a try in her first game with the Rooettes, with Cobie Sheehan also scoring for Gunning.

Gunning fought hard all game, but the Tigerettes #1 side managed to seal the win.

The Tigerettes #1 team are now two points clear on top of the ladder, with the Gunning Rooettes sitting in third place.


Burrangong Bears 44 d Bungendore Tigerettes #2 4

The Burrangong Bears claimed their third win of the season after a comprehensive 44-4 win over the Bungendore Tigerettes #2 at Boorowa Showground on Sunday.

Burrangong were impressive in their performance, with their attack looking slick and dangerous all game.

Burrangong fullback Krystal Coker starred for her side, running in a massive five tries. Sara Lang scored a double, with centre Abbie Grant, Kristy Brown also grabbing four-pointers.

Annicka Picker kicked four from nine conversions in her team’s win.

Erin Burke scored the Tigerettes #2 teams’s only try of the match.

The Bears are now in second place on the ladder, two points ahead of the Gunning Rooettes, while the Tigerettes #2 are in last place.


Photo credit: Yass Valley Times

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