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The 2024 junior reps season has to come to an end, with the Raiders rounding out their final game against the Rabbitohs on the weekend.

The Tarsha Gale Cup side recorded their biggest win of the season. Meanwhile, the Harold Matts and SG Ball Cup sides fell to the Rabbitohs.

UNE Harold Matthews Cup

The Raiders Harold Matthews Cup side had a testing game on the weekend, falling short to the Rabbitohs at Seiffert Oval, Queanbeyan. 

It was a back and forth start to the contest, both sides trading tries but the Rabbitohs kept their noses in-front with a 20-10 lead at halftime.

Tries to Hardy Glover and Sam Green wasn’t enough to turn the momentum, with the Rabbitohs closing out a 32-22 victory.

Unfortunately the Harold Matthews Cup season for the Raiders has come to an end, the side finishing 14th after a competitive year.

UNE SG Ball Cup

The Raiders SG Ball Cup had a gloomy finish to their 2024 season, going down to the Rabbitohs 40-18 at Redfern Oval. 

Braydan Darmody exhibited his talent scoring a hattrick of tries, tallying the Raiders only points in the first half. 

The Rabbitohs were dominant in the second half, closing out a big win at home to finish their season.

The SG Ball Cup having played their last game, finishing 11th on the ladder. The side will look ahead to an improved 2025 campaign.

Tarsha Gale Cup

The Tarsha Gale Cup side had a thrilling game on the weekend to conclude their season, defeating the Rabbitohs 60-6 at Seiffert Oval.

The Raiders were outstanding across the park, led by Elise Simpson and Lola Fletcher crossing for try doubles.

Although Raiders halfback Lahni Hall was the standout, scoring four tries to aid the team to a dominant 60-6 win.

The Raiders were unfortunate not to qualify for the Tarsha Gale Cup finals series, but can take plenty away from a positive season.


Photo by Mrs G Sports Photography

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