A stunning second-half revival piloted Canowindra Tigers to victory against the Burrangong Bears on the weekend.
Facing a 20-12 halftime deficit, the Tigers responded piling on 36 points after the break to register a 48-26 round 15 Woodbridge Cup victory.
The result keeps Canowindra’s finals hopes alive but they need to win each of their remaining three games and rely on a few results to go their way.
The Tigers remain six competition points adrift of Grenfell in fifth.
On the weekend, Codie Berroya picked up three points, Jayden Brown two points and Callum Clyburn one point.
All three shared players’ player points.
This week Canowindra hosts Peak Hill Roosters at Tom Clyburn Oval under lights on Saturday.
First grade will kick-off from 6pm.
“Every game’s a must win from here,” president Dean Stanbury said.
“We have three games left and are hoping some results go our way as well.”
Canowindra’s league tag side was edged out by the Bears last week 18-14.
Every game’s a must win from here.
The Tigeresses meet Peak Hill this week on Saturday form 4.40pm.
Elsewhere in Woodbridge Cup first grade, Peak Hill produced a stunning performance on Sunday afternoon to hold the visiting Manildra Rhinos, also the Woodbridge Cup leaders, to a thrilling 22-22 draw.
Played at Peak Hill Oval, both the Roosters and Rhinos had their chances to claim a victory but in the end the two sides couldn’t be separated.
It was a crucial result, although a win would’ve been better, for the Roosters. They hold down fourth spot with three games remaining in the regular season.
For the Rhinos, they remain at the top of the standings.
Trundle dashed Eugowra’s finals hopes, running out convincing winners 50-14.
The Boomers are showing the form they’ll need to make it to their third straight grand final.
Woodbridge Cup ladder-
- Manildra 25
- Trundle 24
- Cargo 20
- Peak Hill 19
- Grenfell 18
- Condobolin 16
- Eugowra 14
- Canowindra 12
- Burrangong 2
- Grenfell 30, Cargo 24, Eugowra 22, Manildra 20, Condobolin 18, Trundle 16, Canowindra 8, Burrangong 8, Peak Hill 4