Perfect Panthers continue winning run

Curtis Russell dives over to score for the Sawtell Panthers under 13s.


THE Sawtell Panthers under 13’s have continued to show why they are one of the best teams in Group 2 Junior Rugby League this season.

The Panthers continued their unbeaten season with a 52-12 win against the Nambucca Valley Tigers, as the Panthers hosted Round 11 games at Rex Hardaker Oval.

The win was the Panthers ninth from nine games played this season which sees them sit at the top of the table with an amazing points differential of 387, made up of 431 points for and just 44 against.

The Panthers under 13s produced another dominant display carving up the Tigers defence with brilliant line breaks and long-range runs, making it seem like they would score every time they touched the ball.

It was a great day overall for the Panthers juniors as six of their seven sides won in front of their home fans.

Sawtell Junior Rugby League Club President Bec House praised the performances of all the Panthers juniors.

“It was a fantastic day at Rex Hardaker and the under 13s was my favourite game,” she said.

“The sportsmanship that came out of it was incredible,

“They play hard and they play fair, they are a great bunch of kids, so do all the teams at Sawty,

“I love watching them all play.”

House explained to News Of The Area why the Panthers juniors are so strong.

“Sawtell provides a strong nursery, everyone from parents, coaches, committee members, sponsors, and most importantly the kids put in the time and effort to set goals and achieve them.”

Round 11 results

Under 10s: Panthers 56 def. Orara Valley Axemen 6

Under 11s: Panthers – Green 32 def. Bowraville Gold 10

Under 11s: Panthers – Red 38 def. Bellingen/Valley Dorrigo Magpies 6

Under 12s: Panthers 24 def. Magpies 6

Under 13: Panthers 52 def. Nambucca Valley Tigers 12

Under 14s: Bowraville Tigers: 14 def. Panthers 12

Under 15s League Tag: Panthers 24 def. Woolgoolga Seahorses 8



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