Harvey leads Camel fight back to beat Coonamble

Vetaia Saqasere (pictured after he stole the ball from his Coonamable opposition) had a hand in the Cobar Camels’ first points in Saturday’s game. He sent a well-timed pass to team mate Marika Tuilau who raced away 50 metres to score.

The Cobar Rugby Union Camels rallied in the final minutes of their Western Plains game to come from behind to win 29–25  against the Coonamble Rams on Saturday at Ailsa Fitzsimmons Memorial Oval. 

The Camels’ late surge to victory was certainly meritorious. Several key players were unavailable on Saturday and there were no reserves on the bench until Jay Ellison wandered out to the oval for a look and half the Camels ran on with injury or had the flu.

Tight head prop Waisea Kaliseiwaqa Bale badly damaged his calf muscle within the first five minutes but fought on for the full 80 minutes in the key position.

The Camels initially fumbled and bungled their way around the oval in another slow start and lack of discipline founded the early penalty count 4–1 against them.

But, against the run of play, Vetaia Saqasere took off and unloaded to Marika Tuilau (Marika) who galloped 50 metres to score…Full report in this week’s edition out now!