Local League wrap-up: Tigers beat Molong in League Tag, rep squads announced

The Canowindra Tigers' League Tag team got back on the winners list this week. Photo: RS Williams
The Canowindra Tigers' League Tag team got back on the winners list this week. Photo: RS Williams

Canowindra's League Tag side got back on the winner's ledger this week, easily dismantling the Molong Bulls 48-14 in round six of the Woodbridge Cup.

Kate Price was voted best on ground in the win, and got player's player for her efforts as well, with Alicia Earsman (two) and Kelly Price, Monique Jenart and Samantha Hartwell (one) all rounding out the votes.

The win leaves the Tigers mid-table, in fifth place, having jumped ahead of the Bulls, who sit one game behind.

Men's Tigers done in by raging Bulls

Despite fighting back from a sluggish start, the Canowindra Tigers were beaten soundly by the Molong Bulls on Sunday afternoon, losing 38-14 at Tom Clyburn Oval

However, it wasn't all one way traffic, for while the Bulls got the jump early on the Tigers during the Mother's Day fixture, the Tigers fought back, getting control of possession to get the contests on level terms early in the second half, after being down 14-0 early in the first.

However, the contest fell away after that, with the Tigers failing to make the most of their scoring chances as the Bulls got away.

Skipper Brydon Hughes got three votes and player's player, while Frazer Ryder (two) and Andrew Kelleher (one) also featured amongst the Tiger's best.

Like the women's team, Tigers are in fifth after the loss, on level points with rivals the Cargo Blue Heelers.

Tigers feature heavily in rep squad

The Woodbridge Cup's representative teams have been named, with Tigers featuring heavily in the announced teams, while men's mentor Dan Barclay will coach the under 23s first grade side.

  • LEAGUE TAG: Alicia Earsman, Paige Selten
  • FIRST GRADE UNDER 23s: Aidan Baker, Callum Clyburn, Regan Hughes, Andrew Kelleher, Frazer Ryder, Lindsay Thurgate, Nathan Whatman

WOODBRIDGE CUP RESULTS

MEN'S LEAGUE

  • Trundle 62 Peak Hill 6
  • Grenfell 42 Cargo 6
  • Molong 38 Canowindra 14
  • Manildra 22 Eugowra 20
  • Condobolin: Bye

WOMEN'S LEAGUE TAG

  • Trundle 46 Peak Hill 0
  • Cargo 24 Grenfell 14
  • Canowindra 48 Molong 14
  • Manildra 48 Eugowra 0
  • Condobolin: Bye

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