HAROLD MATTHEWS GO DOWN AGAINST THE RABBITOHS
The young Roosters Harold Matthews boys started the game great, with five-eighth Ronald Volkman again making an impact with a grubber kick near the line to go over and score the first points.
Trey Mercy also crossed over close to the line making it 10-0 in the first 18 minutes.
The Rabbitohs hit back with some quick tries leading into the break to make it 14-10.
The completion rate from the Rabbitohs really worked in their favour when they completed at nearly 90% for the game.
In the second half, the Rabbitohs scored early and started rolling up the field in attack.
Vaiala scored a late try but It was too late for the young Roosters.
The final score was 26-16.
The boys were disappointed but looking forward to playing the Eels at Cabramatta Sports ground this weekend.
Tries: Ronald VOLKMAN (7m) Drey MERCY (17m) Vaiala TAMATI (54m)
S.G. BALL ROOSTERS DEFEAT RABBITOHS CONVINCINGLY
This was much discussed by locals who were looking forward to an exciting match-up.
It was the Under 18s Roosters that would walk away with another win for the season on Saturday afternoon though, after defeating the Rabbitohs 44-10.
The Roosters scored half of their points in the first half and found themselves ahead 22-0 at the break.
Egan Butcher lead by example in the middle and scored the first try 11 metres out from the line.
Outside backs Latham, Bayleigh Bentley-Hape and Asu helped by coming in for some dangerous runs and scoring points for the team.
In the second half, the Roosters continued to do damage.
They ran with plenty of purpose and were dominant when attacking with the football.
The Under 18s came away with the 44-10 win to continue their impressive undefeated streak to start the season.
Tries: Egan BUTCHER (11m) Craig MCKENZIE (18m) Kobe RUGLESS (29m) Lathan HUTCHINSON-WALTERS (33m) Luca MORETTI (37m) Asu KEPAOA (42m) Dejzha PENE (48m) Asu KEPAOA (62m)
TARSHA GALE LOSS
The Sydney Roosters Indigenous Academy Under 18s girls were up against a Rabbitohs team that were similar in size and fundamental rugby league skills.
They started well with an early try after an offload from Lillyann Mason to Bradii Davis-Welsh.
When South Sydney hit back with three unanswered tries, the girls were on the back foot from there.
Bradii and Lillyann were the only girls to cross the line for the day.
It was tight game early in the second quarter, but the Rabbitohs girls continued to roll on.
The end score was 22-12 to the Rabbitohs, but the girls efforts didn’t go unnoticed on the day.
Tries: Brandii DAVIS-WELSH(3m) Brandii DAVIS-WELSH(40m) Lillyann MASON (50m)