Rusty Pipes bounce back to negate Nads

Alexander ScottNorth West Telegraph
Kirsty Kabula scored a try for the Rusty Pipes.
Camera IconKirsty Kabula scored a try for the Rusty Pipes. Credit: Alexander Scott

Rusty Pipes have rebounded from their draw last week to dominate the Nads in round seven of the Hedland Touch Association at the Marie Marland Reserve.

It was a free-flowing start to the game with both teams scoring quickly before Rusty Pipes began to assert their dominance on the game to lead 7-4 at half-time.

Nads responded early in the second half with two quick tries to bring themselves within touching distance of the Rusty Pipes.

The Rusty Pipes held their composure, before steam-rolling the Nads with an impressive scoring display.

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Ben Battelley put his speed to good use for the Rusty Pipes, breaking through the Nads defence to score a try, while Becky-leigh Mimi had a stellar second-half scoring three tries.

Rusty Pipes captain Kirsty Kabula then broke through the Nads defence to run the length of the field to score a try of her own to seal the win 12-6.

Meanwhile, Conquerors rough start to the season continued going down to Kurrsi 7-3 after being held scoreless in the second half and Total Connections forfeited against Crazy Horses.

In the division twoCockatoos continued their domination, downing the Phoenix by 16 points to win 19-3 after scoring 12 tries in the second half. Penguins scored their third win of the season taking out last-placed Triple Zero 8-3, while Slingers defeated Life and Soul 6-2. The next round will be held on October 16 after a two-week break.

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