Round 10 Results

June 29, 2024


Razorbacks 16

Kumudika Gunaratne try; Edan Sirone 1 conversion, 3 penalty goals


Warnervale 8

Of a Siale try; Sione Braxton 1 penalty goal


Terrigal 43

Jayden Woolley 2, Blake Irwin 2, Jye Cornish, Harry Gray, Will Shipton tries; Adam Danckert 4 conversions


Lake Macquarie 17

Rhys Cawley, Orisi Vosuqa, TJ Ailoi tries;Sam Neufeldt 1 conversion


Avoca Beach 14

Liam Jenkins try; Fionn Henderson-Foley 3 penalty goals


Gosford 13

Josh McGlynn try; Ben Shelley 1 conversion, 2 penalty goals


Terrigal 40
Avoca Beach 31
Razorbacks 27
Warnervale 22
Lake Macquarie 17
Gosford 11
Woy Woy 0


Warnervale 25 Razorbacks 7
Terrigal 43 Lake Macquarie 0
Avoca Beach 44 Gosford 0


Terrigal 39 Lake Macquarie 17
Warnervale 14 Razorbacks 12
The Bay 19 Avoca Beach 17
The Lakes 26 Kariong 14

WOMEN’S 12’s

Razorbacks 52 Warnervale 10
Lake Macquarie 40 Terrigal 10
The Lakes 26 Woy Woy 0


The 2024 Central Coast Rugby Union season continued with Round 10 in the WLG Premier 1 series of matches. For the first time in many weeks, there was no rain and matches were played in very pleasant conditions.

The Razorbacks and Warnervale met at Ourimbah Rugby Park in what proved a tight struggle throughout. Razorbacks got the victory by 16 points to 8. The early stages of the match were very even with both teams throwing everything into the contest. Warnervale scored the first try of the match while the Razorbacks were able to kick a penalty goal to make the early score in the match Warnervale 5 Razorbacks 3. This remained the score for quite awhile before the Razorbacks took the lead with a second penalty goal. The Razorbacks led for the rest of the match but there was never too much difference between the two sides for the entire 80 minutes. Scores remained close. The Razorbacks did score their try late in the first half to go to the halftime break leading by 13 points to 5. The second half was an even far tighter affair with both teams only able to kick a penalty goal each in the final 40 minutes. The fact that both teams only scored the sole try each in the match showed the intensity and closeness of the match. It was a valuable win for the Razorbacks but the match demonstrated that both teams will be in struggle for the Premiership this year. Best players for the Razorbacks were five-eight Edan Sirone, centre Jye Clack, No.8 Lachlan Peruch and hooker Jade Strongman. Warnervale were best served by lock Enosa Falekaono, No.8 Matt Piukala and winger Tevita Vaenuku.

The match between Lake Macquarie and Terrigal at Boolaroo resulted in a comfortable win for Terrigal by 43 points to 17. Terrigal got away to a great start and were able to score vital tries quite early in the match. In fact, in the first half hour, they had crossed for 4 tries to go to a very handy 24 points to nil lead. Lake Macquarie did respond late in the half with their own try but the match had almost got away from them even at that stage. Terrigal went to the halftime break leading by 24 points to 7. Terrigal maintained the rage in the second half by posting a further 19 points to seal the victory. Lake Macquarie tried everything in the second half and were rewarded with a further two tries in the second stanza. It was an excellent win by Terrigal and maintains their unbeaten run this season. Best players for Terrigal were centre Jake Farnworth, lock Joe Taylor, hooker Ethan McInnes and five-eight Adam Dankert. For Lake Macquarie, none were better than No.8 Rob Buaserau, centre Ifan Hunnam and Junior Osasa.

Gosford hosted Avoca Beach at Gosford Showground and this match proved to be a thriller from start to finish. Avoca Beach outlasted Gosford by 14 points to 13 with a penalty goal kicked on fulltime. The match was a very even struggle throughout. It was the typical arm wrestle, played in quite soft conditions underfoot. Defence from both teams was a feature of the day. Avoca Beach got away to an early lead with a penalty goal but this was soon squared up with a penalty goal to the home side. Both teams were able to cross for tries late in the first half to make the halftime score in Gosford’s favour, by the narrow margin of 10 points to 8. It was anyone’s game at that stage. Avoca Beach threw everything at Gosford for long periods of the second half but great defence saw Gosford thwart many of these attacks. Midway through the second half Avoca Beach kicked a further penalty goal to take the lead by 11 points to 10. This remained the score until the final minutes of the match. Gosford kicked a penalty goal to regain the lead very late in the half but it was Avoca Beach who took the spoils on fulltime with their third penalty goal of the match. It was a hard fought match throughout and the result could have gone either way. Best players for Avoca Beach were veteran lock Emile Thomas, winger Tyler Park and flanker Fionn Henderson-Foley, who kicked the three vital penalty goals. Gosford’s best players were No.8 Taylor Mildren, five-eight Josh McGlynn and lock Phil Heard.

The CCRU Women’s 12’s competition continued this weekend with three exciting matches. Lake Macquarie defeated Terrigal by 40 points to 10, while the Razorbacks and The Lakes recorded comfortable victories.

In the President’s Cup competition, all matches were hard fought. The Lakes, The Bay, Terrigal and Warnervale all recorded victories.

Larry Thomson