Juniors have shown great improvement

Cobar Junior Rugby League president Simone Knight is proud of the improvements of all the Cobar junior teams this season.

“Our kids are improving every week,” Mrs Knight said.

“They have come a long way since the beginning of the year.

“It’s been really great to have positive comments from parents that they can tell our kids have been taught to play the game in good spirits and it’s showing,” she said.

The Cobar Under 10s put on a good performance on Saturday up against Narromine however lost the match 36-18.

Reece Josephson crossed twice for the Roosters while their other try came from Jay Lamond. Conversions were recorded by Josephson, Lamond and Jedd Budd.

Lamond was the Players’ Player and Axel Fairfull won the Coach’s Award.

The Cobar Under 14s showed plenty of potential in their match against Narromine last week putting 16 points on the board.

Connor Bliss, Elias Aumua and new Roosters’ recruit Ben Griffiths crossed for Cobar however Narromine eventually won the match 44-16.

Bliss was their Players’ Player and Riley Porter earned the Coach’s Award.

Cobar’s Under 15s matched it with their South Dubbo opposition for most of the game however it was South Dubbo who finished as 34-20 winners.

Tries for Cobar were scored by Brendan Clark, Seb Best and Tyson Brilley (2). Best and Brilley kicked one conversion each.

Brilley was named Players’ Player while Dylan Boland finished with the Man of the Match award.

The Roosters Under 12s had a bye last week.

In the Sunday Minis competition, Mrs Knight said there was lots of fun to be had.

Some impressive full length of the field tries were recorded along with a number of text book tackles.

The players of the match were Jaxon Waugh and Ryder Anderson.

The Under 9s game had some very speedy players which shows Cobar has some great players in the making.

The Under 9s players of the match were Brandon Maguire and Drew Barton.

“Well done on your excellent sportsmanship little Roosters; they are always looking out for their mates,” Mrs Knight commented.