Cobar Junior Rugby League hosted Wellington teams on Saturday at Tom Knight Memorial Oval for Round 13 of the Dubbo & District Junior Rugby League competition.
The hosts won three of their four games including the 15/16s game which was called off by referees in the first half due to rough play by Wellington.
With the score at 18-6 in Cobar’s favour when the game was called, Cobar was declared the winner.
Two tries for Cobar were recorded by Bourke recruit Chris Millgate with Riley Porter and Reynold Mugugia also crossing for Cobar. Ben Griffiths converted one try.
The Cobar Under 10s were winners on a forfeit in their game after Wellington arrived short on players.
A game was however played with two Cobar players, Jacob Chandler and Takai Cantrell helping out the opposition.
Tries for Cobar were recorded by Kai McCosker (4), Jacob Chandler (3, and one for Wellington), Nate Martin and Rowdy Barton.
Conversions were kicked by Justin Bruce, Kairo Ngata and Cohan Nicholson.
Cohan and Eli Hodges earned the Coach’s Awards.
The Cobar Roosters Under 11s won their game in exciting style with just a converted try the final margin at 26-20.
Tries for Cobar were scored by Sam Dunne, Tim Eves, Zaiden Saunders, Hayden Seng and Jhett Walsh.
Conversions were kicked by Hayden, Jay Lamond and Jack Rogers.
Sam Dunne and Sophie Cain earned their Coach’s Awards.
The Roosters Under 12s put up a good fight but were beaten 26-18 by Wellington.
Reece Josephson was once again a stand-out player for Cobar recording all of their points with four tries and a conversion.
The Under 12s Coach’s Awards went to Bayley Bruce and Jack Johnson.
The Under 14s had a bye.
The Cobar sides will head to Dubbo and Narromine this Saturday for the final round of the regular competition.
The Under 10s, 11s, 12s and 15/16s will all play Dubbo Magpies teams while the Under 14s will take on Narromine at Narromine.
In Sunday’s Minis and Mods games played at Tom Knight Memorial Oval, the Under 6s best on the field were Jac Claus and Mitchell McCusker while the Under 8s Coach’s Awards were earned by Jaxon Waugh and Eli Freeman