Woy Woy wins in rugby union
Woy Woy defeated Ourimbah at Woy Woy Oval by 23 points to 20 in round eight of first grade rugby union on Saturday, May 28.
"This match was closely fought from start to finish and could have gone either way," said Central Coast Rugby Union president Mr Larry Thomson.
"Woy Woy led by 15 points to six at the halftime break and maintained that lead in the final 40 minutes.
"Woy Woy did score three tries to two and played some very pleasing rugby.
"Best for Woy Woy were forward Paul Gooley, Andrew McNamara, and Dan Campbell and Ourimbah were best served by props Peter Friend and Brett Cunningham, and hooker Matt Ropoama.
"Ourimbah finished the game strongly.
"They attacked the Woy Woy line for the best part of the final 10 minutes in an attempt to get the final winning try.
"But the Woy Woy defence kept them out, and Woy Woy were able hang on for a deserved win and one that was keenly sought by the club at this stage of the season," said Mr Thomson.
Woy Woy's game against Kariong was postponed after Kariong Oval was declared too wet for round nine on Saturday, June 4.
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