Conquerors bounce back

Alexander ScottNorth West Telegraph
It was a close contest in the first half before Conquerors ran away with the win.
Camera IconIt was a close contest in the first half before Conquerors ran away with the win. Credit: Alexander Scott

Conquerors rebounded from their previous loss to score a dominant win over Total Connections last week in round six of the Hedland Touch Association.

It was a tight contest in the first half with both teams tied on three apiece in the back-and-forth term.

Total Connections Clinton Plumber was the star of the first half, scoring two tries from turnovers while Conquerors’ Thomas Davis also scored two tries in the half.

In the second half, Conquerors showed why they were the reigning premiers by breaking the game open with a three-try opening blitz.

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It was not long before Total Connections responded, scoring two tries to close the gap to two points. It proved too little to late as Conquerors secured two more tries to take home their second win of the season, 8-5.

Meanwhile, Kurrsi continued their undefeated run with a 7-5 victory over third-placed Rusty Pipes. Second-placed Crazy Horses also extended their undefeated streak, downing Nads 10-7.

In division 2, Slingers extinguished Phoenix 8-2, following a dominant five-try second half.

Cockatoos soared over the Penguins with a 17-2 performance, on the back of a clinical performance by Toby Barr, who scored six tries. Life and Soul, meanwhile, cruised to victory over Triple Zero, 13-3.

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