Roosters juniors host two clubs for some close games

An action photo from the Under 16s Junior Rugby League game between Cobar and Narromine on Saturday at Tom Knight Memorial Oval: Roosters’ Jaxon Burke (playing up from the Under 14s) helping fullback Nathan Bartlett tackle a Narromine player. The score blew out in the second half with Narromine winning 44-4.

Cobar Roosters Junior Rugby League hosted St John’s Gold and Narromine teams in very cold conditions at Tom Knight Me-morial Oval on Saturday for Round 9 of the Dubbo & District Junior Rugby League Competition.
Most games were close, in particular the Under 12s match, where Cobar finished with a 20-16 win over St Johns Gold.
Tries for the Roosters were scored by Ryder Anderson, Corey Piggott, Aiden Hyland and Clay McDonald with Cohan Nicholson and Rowdy Barton responsible for a conversion each.
Ryder Anderson was named their Players’ Player with the Coaches Award earned by Billy George.
The win now puts the Cobar Roosters at the top of the table for Under 12s.
The Cobar Under 14s won their thriller of a game against Narromine by two points, 32-30.
Jaxon Burke led the try scoring for the Roosters with three tries, Axel Fairfull ran in two and Justin Bruce also crossed for Cobar.
Tim Eves was accurate with the boot finish-ing with four conversions.
Axel Fairfull was named their Players’ Play-er with the Coaches Award going to Blaire Drady.
There was just two points the difference in the Under 11s game with the St Johns Gold visitors snatching the 20-18 win.
Tries for Cobar were scored by Mason King and George McDonald (2) with Mason, George and Jaxon Waugh landing a goal each.
The Roosters’ Players’ Player was Jawayne Dodds with the Coaches Award earned by George McDonald.
The St Johns Gold Under 10s were too strong for the Roosters winning that game 42-4.
Tommy George was Cobar’s point scorer and also the recipient of the Coaches Award.
Their Players’ Player was London Hyland.
After a fairly close contest in the first half, the final score in the Under 16s game blew out in the second half with Narromine scoring a few runaway tries to finish as 44-4 winners.
Jamal Eves was Cobar’s lone try scorer with a brilliant team effort that saw him score in the corner.
Jamal also earned the Players’ Player award with the Coaches Award going to Charlie Crot-ty.
The Under 9s hosted the St Johns Gold team, with their match played at the Cobar High School field with First Grade senior players lending their support on the sidelines.
Cobar’s Players’ Player was Dusty McDon-ald with the Coaches Award going to Sonny Stephens.
The competition will take a two week break for the school holidays. There were no games played in the Minis competition on Sunday.