2023 Finals Week 2 Draw
The St George JRFL finals continue this weekend with preliminary finals.
Saturday’s games will be played at Cahill park. Street parking is available but to park at the Arncliffe Scots carpark it will be $2. There will be 6 games at Cahill on Saturday with the U9-11 battling it out for a spot in the grand final after their wins and loses the previous week. Then the U12s and U13s will take the field before the Over 35 League Tag showcase teach the young spectators some new tricks. Saturday kicks off at 9am with games running until the late afternoon
Come down to support and see some great community rugby league in action.
Also on Saturday 5 St George teams will make the trip south to Cronulla to play in their preliminary final game. 3 games are at Gwawley Oval Taren Point, 1 at Endeavour Field and the other at Forshaw Oval. Entry to all venues will be $5 for all of those 16 and older.
Brighton Seagulls U12s and Hurstville United &Penshurst RSL Kookaburras U13s are all coming off well deserved week 1 byes.
On Sunday, Hurstville Oval will host 5 and Cahill Park will host 4 games. The day kicks off at 9:20 with Penshurst RSL Kookaburras U16s fresh and ready after their week off. The Kingsgrove Colts 17 gold will look to bounce back after their qualifying loss final the week prior.
The middle of the game will be the Open Age Bronze, with the Riverwood Legion having their first hitout of the finals after their opponents forfeit the week prior. They will be up against the Engadine Dragons who will be hungry to bounce back after missing the chance for a week off this week against Aquinas. The Aquinas Colts await the winner of this clash in the finals. Renown United U18s then take the field after their week off, they will be looking to stay composed as they take on the Aquinas Colts. The games at Hurstville will conclude with the U18 Gold with the Kingsgrove Colts taking on De La Salle Caringbah.
At Cahill on Sunday, Brighton Seagulls U14 will look to fire after their first round bye with challenges Taren Point Titans looking to ride their winning ways and continue their form from the previous week. The Kookaburras U15s will be looking to do the same as they too got to sit back and study their opponents in the first week. They take on Aquians Colts in the second game of the day. Then the third game of the day is a local battle between the Kingsgrove Colts and the Arncliffe Scots. The final game of the day kicks off at 12:45 with the hometown Colts taking on the Gymea Gorillas.
Out of the district on Sunday sees the Kogarah Cougars in two games. The first, a 13s clash against the Kurnell Stingrays and the second an U18s clash against Cronulla Caringbah Sharks, who will be on their own turf at the high school. Hurstville United will also have to have a team on their home ground. Their game at Gwawley Oval, against the Taren Point Titans U17s begins at 2:50.
The Renown United U20s will instead head north into the Canterbury district as they are part of the Central West competition, being the only U20s team in the Southern Corridor. They came off a hard fought win last week against the second place Moorebank Rams to secure themselves the final spot in the Top 5, 4 week finals format being operated thanks to their for and against. They will have to run the gauntlet if they are wanting to head into the finals and their first challenge will be against the St John Eagles at Hammondville Oval at 1:15pm on Sunday.
See the full draw below including those venturing in Cronulla for out of district games and well as those who have earned week 2 byes. Best of luck to those competing.
Entry to Hurstville Oval is $5 for those 16 and over. It will be $2 for seniors and pensioners.
Entry to all Cronulla venues is $5 for those 16 and over.