Tough trip to Dubbo for Boars
Dylan Hood was Parkes’ best in their third grade clash against Dubbo. sub
Parkes Boars lower grades endured a tough visit to Dubbo Roos last Saturday, going down in all three divisions.
A depleted second grade side found the going tough against a well-drilled Roos outfit.
Down 19-0 at the break, the Boars suffered from a lack of depth in the second period as Dubbo ran in six unanswered tries to go with their three first half efforts to claim a 57-0 victory.
Best for the visitors were lock Rowan Pearce, Matt Clark, winger Tim Lawler and hooker Rory Nock.
Third grade were down by the same margin at halftime of their match, giving the home side a 19 point start in the second period.
Despite winning the second stanza 14-12, the Boars went down 31-14.
Three first half tries, two of which were converted, set up the win for the Roos as Parkes fought hard, but could not reel them in.
The Roos got out to 24-0 with the first try in the second half before a Dylan Hood five-pointer gave the visitors a glimmer of hope.
Toby Tanks added the extras for 24-7 with the Boars determined to make further inroads into Dubbo’s advantage.
However, the Roos were next to score and opened up an unassailable 31-7 buffer.
The Boars continued to fight and were rewarded with a try to Marika Korovui with Tanks adding the extras.
It was to no avail as Dubbo claimed a 31-14 victory.
Best for Parkes were hooker Dylan Hood, fly-half Epi Sadrodro and second-rower Brad Russell.
Two tries in each half was enough for the Roos to claim a 24-0 victory over the Boars in the colts.
Down 12-0 at the break, the young Boars were well in the match.
Dubbo proved too consistent and added a further 12 in the second period while keeping Parkes off the scoresheet.
Best for Parkes were prop Jarrod Westcott, fullback Caleb Allen, and openside flanker Ryan McCracken.
The Boars have a week off with the Country Championships on.
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