Specsavers Katrina Fanning Shield Round 6 Wrap

The battle for the top four is starting to take shape after the Round 6 action in the Specsavers Katrina Fanning Shield.

Yass Magpies 34 (Tries: S Afele 2, L Prosser 2, H Massey, G Suckling, J Cooke; Goals: H Massey 2, S Wright) d Valley Dragons 6 (Try: C Papalii; Goals: A Ingram)

The Yass Magpies have climbed to the top of the table after defeating the Valley Dragons at Greenway last Friday night.

Sami Afele and Lucy Prosser both scored doubles to help the Magpies claim a 28 point win.

Hollie Massey, Gab Suckling and Jenna Cooke were all amongst the try scorers for Yass, while Crystal Papalii scored the Valley Dragons sole try.

The win sees Yass gain a two point lead at the top of the table, despite having played one game less than the side chasing them.


Queanbeyan Blues 36 (Tries: J Williams 4, P Condon, C Miners; Goals: J Ruiz 4, P Condon 2) d Boomanulla Buffaloes 6 (Try: K Lyons; Goal: A Kyburz)

Four tries to Jacinta Williams helped the Queanbeyan Blues claim an important win against the Boomanulla Buffaloes at Seiffert Oval last Friday night.

A first half try to Boomanulla’s Karen Lyons had helped the Buffaloes go into the sheds with the scores locked at 6-6.

However, the Blues came out firing in the second half as they claimed a 30 point win against the side that entered the round on top of the table.

The win sees the Blues move up to third on the ladder and level on points with the second placed Buffaloes.


Elsewhere, the Bidgee Bulls were awarded a win due to a South Tuggeranong Knights forfeit.