And then there were 2 !! In a weekend of gripping finals footy, all five Penshurst RSL teams showed their true colours, each team fighting desperately to advance further into the finals series. By the end of the weekend, 1 team had progressed to the Grand Final, 1 team stayed alive to make the Final and 3 teams were eliminated in tense contests.
Despite courageous efforts from the under 11s, under 12s and under 18s, each team was eliminated in a very tight game that was in doubt until the final whistle.
The 11s fought bravely against a much bigger opponent before losing 18-27 to Hurstville United. After leading the defending premiers at half-time, the 12s desperately defended their lead before going down 12-16 to Renown United. And the 18s took their much more fancied opponents, Kingsgrove Colts, into extra time (we had scored 3 tries to 2 in the 14-14 full time score) before losing 14-18.
Congratulations to all 3 teams and your coaching staff for tremendous seasons in which you did yourselves and the club proud.
Meanwhile, the under 9 Greens maintained their unbeaten record in their first year of competitive football with a hard fought 19-10 win over Kingsgrove Colts to progress to the Grand Final. The under 10s defeated Arncliffe Scots 28-16 to push their way into the top 3. They will contest the Final next week in a bid to qualify for their first Grand Final.
|u9s||Penshurst RSL Green||19||Kingsgrove Colts||10|
|u10s||Penshurst RSL||28||Arncliffe Scots||16|
|u11s||Penshurst RSL||18||Hurstville United||29|
|u12s||Penshurst RSL||12||Renown United||16|
|u18s||Penshurst RSL||14||Kingsgrove Colts||18|