Slick Superoos make light work of Stingrays

Jamberoo's Dean Watling. Photo: DAVID HALL

Jamberoo's Dean Watling. Photo: DAVID HALL

THE Jamberoo Superoos have consolidated their third position on the VB South Coast Group 7 ladder as they hammered the Stingrays of Shellharbour by 62-16 at Flinders Field on Sunday.

Enterprising attack and having a strong defensive structure were two key reasons as to why the visitors came away with the two competitions points and in the process notched up their fifth consecutive victory.

Before kick-off, a special guard of honour was made for Stingrays second rower Sean Jenkins who played his final game of first grade.

During his career, Jenkins featured in numerous grand final triumphs for the Albion Park-Oak Flats Eagles before giving a helping hand to the Stingrays football club in their first year in the top grade.

The Superoos got off to a flyer as Dean Watling found touch of his own kick-off before he crashed over on the eastern touchline.

Watling nailed his sideline conversion to give his side an early 6-nil lead.

The home side hit back straight away through Sean Jenkins, who pounced on an Andrew Reynolds grubber kick on the Superoos try line.

Reynolds converted as the scores were locked up at 6-all.

Jamberoo produced an excellent passing game and took full control of the play the ball and the match.

Ben Wade, Jack Loveday and Jake Clarke all scored off the back of brilliant attacking raids from inside their own half before Josh Kent and Mark Asquith, who were both instrumental in the Superoos dominance, also crossed the white chalk.

Dean Watling slotted four goals from five attempts.

Brandon Anderson scored off the back of few penalties for the hosts and at the break the Superoos raced to a 34-10 lead.

The visitors didn’t show any signs of holding back and continued to show off their speed and skill in attack.

Ben Wade who provided plenty of impact of the bench secured a hat-trick.

Jono Dallas assisted Ben Barnard and Jake Clarke with his clever kicking game for their efforts before Mark Asquith secured a double from close proximity.

Dean Watling landed four more conversions for his side.

Akuila Saukuru claimed the lonely converted try for the hosts as Jamberoo came away with a commanding 62-16 victory and will take on the Gerringong Lions at Kevin Walsh Oval next Saturday which will decide the makeup of the top five before semi-final football commences in two weeks time.

Mark Asquith, Ben Wade, Jack Loveday, Jake Clarke, Josh Kent and Jono Dallas were terrific for the Superoos while Akuila Saukuru, Dean Gray, Brandon Anderson and Sean Jenkins never stopped trying for the Stingrays. 

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