Bombala reps: (Back) Georgie Clarke; third Monique Ingram; fifth Chloe Murphy, seventh Tash Stewart, eight Abbey Kimber; (front) Patrice Clear, fifth Keiarna Rodwell. Thebest rugby league players from Groups 16, 6 and 7played for Greater Southern Region Stars selectionat Mackay Park, Batemans Bay, on April 23.
Group 16 tackled Group 6 in the senior men’s trial, while Groups 16, 6 and 7 played the first ladies’ league tag selection play-off.
Bombala players Luke Ingram and Joe Bobbin were selected to play for the men and High Heeler ladiesPatrice Clear, Monique Ingram, Chloe Murphy, Tash Stewart, Abbey Kimber, Kiearna Rodwell, Jane Peadon and Georgie Clarke were all selected in the ladies league tag team.
League tag players had two 20-minute matches to impress selectors for the first Greater Southern Region Stars side.
Group 7 defeated Group 16, 12-4. For its first try, Group 7 stacked its backline and Ebony Murray scored after some precision passing for a 4-nil lead.
Jamie Emerson scoredfrom adummy-half run andTyler Finn ran around the outside of the defence, Group 7 leading 12-nil.
When Group 16 hadgood field position shortly before full-time, Bega Chicks’Joc Rogers kicked cross-field and clubmateMaddison Parbery plucked the bouncing ball from the air in goal, spinning around to score.
Group 6 and 7 played to the final sirenwith Group 7 hanging on to win, 9-8, despite a thrilling last Group 6 field-goal fake play.
Group 6’s Nicole Mallam and Caitlin Partridgeand Group 7’s Alana Glasson and Carly Ryan scored tries. Ryan’s try was a highlight.Talia Atfield kicked over the defence and Ryan caught the ball on the full, outpacing the defenceto placethe ball under the crossbar.
Group 16 came close to scoring, but was kept out, losing the final clash 12-nil to Group 6.
Inthe men’s gameGroup 6 winger Josh Mcilvenny opened the scoring, following a slick offload by Jacob Loko.
Group 6 set up its next try through the ruck andRay Cashmere planted the ball shortly before half-time. Anthony Provost converted for the 10-nil half-time lead.
Group 6 scored first in the second half, with Group 16 then converting its own try for a score of16-6.
Group 6 won 32-6.
The Southern Stars are set to play against Western Rams on May 21.
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