The Yass Magpies, Goulburn City Bulldogs and Harden Worhawks all recorded big wins over the weekend in round 13 of the Specsavers Katrina Fanning Shield.
Yass Magpies 44 d Tuggeranong Bushrangers 4
The Yass Magpies recorded their seventh win of the season with a dominant 30 point victory over the Tuggeranong Bushrangers at Greenway Oval on Saturday.
The two sides had a close game back in round 10 when they last met, but this time the Magpies proved too strong. The win sees Yass finish the round equal with the Goulburn City Bulldogs on top of the ladder, just trailing them on for-and-against.
Yass started the game off very well, leading 20-0 after half an hour with tries to Kirsty Hansen, Lucy Prosser, Victoria Alley and Farah Atallah.
The Bushrangers hit back in the 32nd minute when five-eighth Ahlivia Ingram scurried past some Yass defenders to get to the try-line, bringing the score to 20-4.
But Yass were quick to regather the momentum, with second rower Samara Afele scoring a hat-trick and Jacquiline Pele scoring her first try of the season.
Round 13 KFS Highlights: Tuggeranong Bushrangers v Yass Magpies
Harden Worhawks 28 d Boomanulla Raiders 0
The Harden Worhawks are back in the winners circle after a solid win over the Boomanulla Raiders at McLean Oval on Saturday.
With the club celebrating their centenary, the Worhawks put in a great performance to claim the two points.
Harden ran in five tries, with Samantha Clegg, Jaxan Blackhall, Natasha Clemson, Rebecca Halls and Sophie Gaynor all scoring. Halfback Hunter Ings kicked four from five conversions.
The home side also defended well throughout the game, managing to hold Boomanulla to zero.
The win sees the Worhawks finish the round in sixth place, two points behind the UC Stars.
Goulburn City Bulldogs 24 d Queanbeyan Blues 4
The Goulburn City Bulldogs have jumped to first place on the ladder after a strong performance against the Queanbeyan Blues at Workers Arena on Sunday.
Goulburn were very impressive throughout the game, laying on some wonderful tries against a Blues side that had won their last five matches.
City Bulldogs halfback Lauren Kelly opened the scoring for the home side, getting past a couple of Blues defenders to plant the ball over the try-line. They scored again just three minutes later through winger Hollie Deaton, off the back of a great left side movement, extending their lead to 12-0.
Goulburn skipped further ahead after Hollie Deaton scored her second try of the day, before fullback Krystal Blackwell backed it up with a wonderful solo try, bringing the score to 20-0.
Goulburn's Madyson Tooth, who was playing in the centres, crossed the try-line for her side's final try of the day.
The Blues got a consolation try near the end of the match, with Chloe Spajic scoring.
Round 13 KFS Highlights: Goulburn City Bulldogs v Queanbeyan Blues