Tough day on the field for junior Roosters in home games

Kaeleb Saunders was a standout for the Roosters Under 14s side in their defeat by the Dubbo St John’s side on Saturday, with Saunders crossing for a try in the match.

It was a tough day on the field for Cobar’s Junior League sides when the Dubbo St John’s side made the trip out to Cobar on Saturday, with all four matches in the Dubbo and District Junior League Competition resulting in wins to the St John’s sides.

The Under 10s side went down 38-6 with Jacob Chandler scoring the only try, which was converted by Kai McCosker.

Chandler’s effort earned him a Coach’s Award, along with Cohan Nicholson.

In the Under 11s match St John’s took a
28-6 win with Jay Lamond (try) and Sam Dunne (conversion) putting Cobar’s points on the board.

Under 12’s player Oisin McMullen earned himself a Coach’s Award after scoring a try in his side’s 40-10 loss to St John’s.

Dustin Crotty also crossed the try line while Reece Josephson kicked one conversion, and Brock Hamilton was awarded the second Coach’s Award for the match.

In the Under 14s match Kaeleb Saunders, Kai Taylor and Reynold Mugugia all crossed the try line, with Tadgh McMullen slotting two conversions to take the final scoreline to 50-16.

Mugugia and Jamal Eves were standouts on the field to share the coaches awards honours.

The Under 15/16 side had a bye for the round.

In the Minis matches, Max Ellison and Mitchell McCusker were given coaches awards for the Under 6 match; and Myah Paul and Eli Freeman were the standouts in the Under 8s game.