By Ron Wood
With two games washed
out this week, the top four has been further cemented with eight rounds left to
play. The results from the three matches played this week sees the pecking
order remain the same with the exception of Vikings dropping one spot to ninth
on the Table. Under the Competition Rules for 2022 all teams involved in washed
out matches receive two competition points. This comes about because there is no
time available to replay washed out matches because of time restrictions placed
on us by the big World Cycling event in Wollongong later in the year.
runners Shoalhaven took maximum points in their 36 – 7 victory over last placed
Camden. George Miller crossed for three of his team’s six tries to see the
Shoalies maintain a three point lead at the top of the table over Tech
Waratahs had a comfortable 22 – 7 bonus point win over Shamrocks which saw
Shamrocks cling to third spot one point ahead of Avondale. Avondale didn’t get things
all their own way on Friday night when Vikings took the game right up to the
Wombats, before a late five pointer secured Avondale a ten point win.
The top four
Shoalhaven, Tech Waratahs, Shamrocks and Avondale are now seven points clear of
fifth placed Campbelltown, with Bowral one point further adrift.
Avondale 17 Def Vikings
Shoalhaven 36 Def
Tech Waratahs 22 Def