Monaro suffer semi-final defeat

The Monaro Colts’ season came to an end over the weekend as they went down to Newcastle in the Laurie Daley Cup semi-finals.

The result sees an end to a positive campaign which saw the Colts win four of their five pool matches.

Newcastle will now take on Riverina in the final this Saturday at Mudgee.

Meanwhile, the Western Rams will play Illawarra in the final of the Andrew Johns Cup.

Laurie Daley Cup Semi-Final Results

Newcastle Knights 58 (R Meyn 2, T Doney 2,  I Mataora, S Abraham, R Potts, S Tuitupou Kutu, R Haidle, M Meafua tries; J Smith 9 goals) def. Monaro 6 (Z Bijorac try; M Atkinson goal)