All three Pathways teams claimed strong victories in their respective competitions this week, putting in proud performances on Anzac Day.
Bears Bounce Back Against Saints
The North Sydney Bears bounced back into winning form after a tough 26-12 victory against St George Illawarra at North Sydney Oval.
Despite their opponents opening the scoring in the sixth minute, the Bears struck in quick succession with tries to Sione Hopoate and Coby Thomas to lead 8-6 after a quarter of the match.
Norths furthered their lead as second rower Naufahu Whyte got over close to the line, taking a 12-6 lead going into half-time.
Bears v Dragons NSW Cup Highlights Round 7
The Bears continued their momentum in the second half despite losing Thomas to injury, with Jerry Key and Moala Graham-Taufa scoring within six minutes of one another to extend the lead further.
While the Dragons got on the board with a consolation try in the final ten minutes, winger Tom Carr iced the result with a four-pointer right before full-time, much to the delight of the North Sydney Oval faithful.
The North Sydney Bears travel up to McDonald Jones Stadium to take on the Newcastle Knights on Saturday at 5pm as a curtain-raiser to the NRL match.
North Sydney Bears 26 (Sione Hopoate, Coby Thomas, Naufahu Whyte, Jerry Key, Moala Graham-Taufa, Tom Carr tries; Tom Carr goal) def St George Illawarra Dragons 12
Central Coast Continue Rampant Form Against Cabramatta
The Central Coast Roosters continued their strong form and remain at the top of the Harvey Norman Women's Premiership table with a comfortable win over Cabramatta at Morry Breen Oval.
The Roosters dominated from the outset, as Olivia Kernick scored for the home side in the first minute, and the tries continued with Jayme Fressard, Alicia Martin, Caitlan Johnston, Jasmin Strange and Isabelle Kelly all scoring before the break, leading 28-nil at the break.
Match: CC Roosters v Cabramatta
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Venue: Morry Breen Oval, Central Coast
The tries continued to flow in the second half with Jocelyn Kelleher, Jasmin Strange, Isabelle Kelly, Yasmin Meakes, Alicia Martin and Madeline Jones all scoring four pointers to take the final score to 56-0.
The Roosters will travel down to take on Wentworthville Magpies at Ringrose Park at 11.30am on Sunday for their Round 8 match.
Central Coast Roosters 56 (Alicia Martin 2, Jasmine Strange 2, Isabelle Kelly 2, Olivia Kernick, Jayme Fressard, Caitlan Johnston, Jocelyn Kelleher, Yasmin Meakes, Madeline Jones tries; Hannah Southwell 3, Brydie Parker goals) def Cabramatta 0
Jersey Flegg Roosters Dominate in Homecoming
The Sydney Roosters Jersey Flegg side recorded a dominant 42-18 win to mark their return to Waverley Oval for the first time in decades with a seven-try performance on Sunday.
Winger Corey Fenning bagged eighteen of his side's points with a try and seven goals from as many attempts.
Match: Roosters v Dragons
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Venue: Waverley Oval, Sydney
Despite their opponents scoring twice in the first ten minutes and leading 12-nil, the Roosters got into gear, scoring the next four tries in a blitzing seventeen minute period as Ronald Volkman, Jack Mossman, Fenning and Max Batty went over to put the side 24-12 up at the break.
Fullback Kobe Rugless extended the scores with a try of his own midway through the second half, and Mossman completed his hat-trick with two tries in ten minutes to seal the win, with the Dragons scoring a consolation in the shadows of full-time.
The Roosters will travel down to Victoria to take on the Thunderbolts on Sunday at 2pm.
Sydney Roosters (Jack Mossman 3, Ronald Volkman, Corey Fenning, Max Batty, Kobe Rugless tries; Corey Fenning 7 goals) def St George Illawarra Dragons 18