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Blumers Lawyers George Tooke Shield Round 9 Wrap

The final round of the George Tooke Shield competitions saw plenty of exciting action.

Open Men's

Bungendore Tigers 16 d Gordon Highlanders 12

The Bungendore Tigers claimed a tight 16-12 win over the Gordon Highlanders at Mick Sherd Oval on Saturday.

The win means the Tigers will host this year’s George Tooke grand final at Mick Sherd Oval, against the Gordon Highlanders.

Both teams fought hard all game, with the Tigers scoring an extra try to seal the win.

All of Bungendore’s tries came from their interchange players, with Curtis Johnston, Mark Hogan and William Beaumont all scoring. Five-eighth Robert Sheffield kicked two from three conversions.

Hooker Angus Marshall and prop Kalib Simon were the two try scorers for the Highlanders, with halfback Nicholas Douglass kicking both conversions.

The two sides will face off in the grand final on Saturday at 1:15pm at Mick Sherd Oval.

Gunning Roos 36 d Burrangong Bears 0 (match was called off early)


Specsavers GTS Ladies League Tag

Bungendore Tigerettes #1 24 d Bungendore Tigerettes #2 6

The Bungendore Tigerettes #1 side finished their regular season undefeated after a 24-6 win over Bungendore Tigerettes #2 at Mick Sherd Oval on Saturday.

The Tigerettes #1 attack was slick, running in five tries to one. Cassandra Fisher scored a double, with Molly Nelson, Isobel Iffland-Mihaich and Ellen Shoobert also crossing for tries.

Jo-Anne Altmann scored the Bungendore Tigerettes #2 try, with Kate Wyeth kicking the conversion.

The Tigerettes #1 take on the Burrangong Bears in the grand final this weekend.


Burrangong Bears 18 d Gunning Rooettes 8

The Burrangong Bears will go into this week’s grand final in winning form after defeating the Gunning Rooettes by ten points at Cranfield Oval on Saturday.

Annika Picker starred for the home team, scoring a try and kicking all three conversions. Abbie Grant and Sara Lang were the other try scorers.

Kristie and Brooke McKenna both scored for the Rooettes.

The Bears will travel to Bungendore to take on the Tigerettes #1 side in the big dance this weekend.


Photo by Yass Valley Times

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