Mixed results in Bega for junior Devils

Back: Maddi Almond, Malayah Gibson, Stella Boyle.
Middle: Zehara Jorgensen, Mariah Rotumah, Rogue Constable, Harmony Cannon, Bella Davis, Isla Miller, Halle Constable, Ella Marshall.
Front: Kymiah Stewart, Shamiya Kay Hammond.
Back: Maddi Almond, Malayah Gibson, Stella Boyle. Middle: Zehara Jorgensen, Mariah Rotumah, Rogue Constable, Harmony Cannon, Bella Davis, Isla Miller, Halle Constable, Ella Marshall. Front: Kymiah Stewart, Shamiya Kay Hammond.

The Narooma Devils Junior Rugby League Club traveled south to Bega for a very wet set of round three clashes.

The early matches were unfortunately cancelled due to strong winds an heavy rains, but the remainder of the junior Devils were in high spirits, and looking forward to playing in the mud.

The Girl’s Mod League tag team were victorious over last year’s premiers, the Bega Chicks, 34-6.

The Little She-Devils fired up and proved to the Bega Chicks they are after that premiership this season.

The girls know that hard work and commitment will get them back to the finals and so far they are undefeated.

A special mention to Malayah who opened up the scoring with a full length of the field try and then scored again not long after.

The under 10s defeated Bega 34-6, but conditions had worsened by the time the under 12s took the field. Bega took the home ground advantage to win 18-10.

In under 14s, Narooma was defeated by two points with the final score 12-10. 

Girls International League Tag went down fighting with a great performance from a team with a lot of first year players. The older and more experienced Bega team won the game 32-12.

Player of the match for Narooma was new recruit Sienna Anderson, with a special mention to Aloha Thompson who also put in a great performance on the wing.

The under 16s were the final game of the day, with every player stepping up for a gritty 8-6 victory.

A special mention to Michael and Hayden who played up after their under 14s game, and sustained a crazy amount of pressure in a very physical encounter.

Feature Team

This weeks feature team is the Girl’s Mod League Tag, coached by Kate Rotumah. These girls always have a strong presence on the field, and Saturday’s game was no exception with Coach Kate saying she could not be more proud of the girls for their commitment and team work.

Player Profiles

Isla Miller: One of the main go to girls in attack, always directs the team well and has amazing ball skills.

Bella Davis: A first year player who has picked up the game quickly. A great attacking player.

Rogue Constable: One of the teams Dummy-Halves who knows exactly when to take a scoot and always makes the distance.

Shamiyah Kay Hammond: Steps up when needed and sits on our bench after playing her mini games. Getting ready for next year when she joins our Mod girls.

Mariah Rotumah: Brilliant in defence every game, one the loudest on the field and has great ball skills. 

Kymiah Stewart: Another first year player, new to the game but a complete natural on the field. A player watch for the rest of the season.

Harmony Cannon: Takes complete ownership of her position on the wing and the opposition can never get past her.

Maddi Almond: Improving every game and puts in 100% at training.

Ella Marshall: The other brilliant Dummy-Half player who likes to use her voice in the defensive line.

Halle Constable: Team Captain and leader of the Mod Girls who proves to be a force to be reckoned with every week, amazing defence and attacking game.

Stella Boyle: Unstoppable in defence and makes crucial tags every game becoming a great and valuable attacking player.

Malayah Gibson: The team Full Back who never disappoints, she can run angles all day in attack and steps up in defence every game.

Mystery Bennett: A little pocket rocket who can easily break any defensive line.

Zehara Jorgensen: Another first year player who is picking up the game very quickly and proves to be another player to watch as the season continues. 

Sierra: A great defensive player who gives it everything game day and during training.

Shakira: Another player to watch, improving every training session and becoming a confident attacking player.

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