Junior Roosters were beaten by the Dubbo early birds

Reynold Mugugia (at centre) is a force to be reckoned with playing in the Cobar Roosters Under 14s junior rugby league team. Reynold made plenty of inroads into the St John’s defence in Saturday’s game at Tom Knight Memorial Oval.

It was an early start for the Cobar Junior Roosters on Saturday morning at Tom Knight Memorial Oval with the first game kicking off two hours earlier than normal.

It was an even earlier start for some of the Dubbo visitors who had requested the early start so they could be back home to cheer on CYMS senior side in the Challenge Cup.

The visitors were rewarded for early their wake up call with the Dubbo teams winning all five matches on Saturday.

The Dubbo Saints Maroon team however only just won the Under 10s game defeating Cobar 32-30.

Cobar’s tries were recorded by Mitch Allen, Sam Dunne, Henry Rogers, Nate Martin and Hayden Seng (2).

Mitch, Hayden and Jack Rogers kicked conversions.

Hayden and Kai McCosker shared the Coach’s Award.

The Cobar Under 11s put up a good fight in their game against Dubbo Saints Blue but were defeated 30-10.

Reece Josephson, a standout this season, ran in two tries for Cobar.

Jed Budd landed one conversion and the Coach’s Awards went to Lachlan Willard and Jair Apaza.

The Cobar Under 12s went down 24-4 to the Dubbo Saints Blue side.

Lachlan Willard scored Cobar’s only points and also shared the Coach’s Award with Damon Bruce.

The Cobar Under 14s were outplayed 45-12 by their well-drilled St John’s opposition.

Brian Chapula landed first points for his Cobar team when he dived on the ball over the line to score the Roosters’ first try and Hummer Reweti recorded their other try.

Ryan Urquhart was spot on with the boot landing both conversions.

The Under 14s Coach’s Awards went to Nauman Faisal and Tom Rogers.

Dubbo St John’s won the Under 16s game 44-13.

Cobar’s points came from tries recorded by Seb Best and Tyler Coughlan with Ben Griffiths converting both.

Seb added an extra point with a field goal.

Seb and Tyler shared the Coach’s Award.

In Sunday’s Minis competition Nicholas Lynch and Lucas Townsend were the Coach’s pick in the Under 7s game while Mason King and Nate Pursehouse collected the Coach’s Awards in the Under 9s game.

The junior teams will be playing travelling this Saturday to play Narromine (Under 10s and 12s), Dubbo (Under 14s) and Nyngan (Under 16s) with the Under 7s also having the opportunity to play a match in Nyngan on Saturday too.