The two Illawarra South Coast Dragons junior representative sides have returned from St Marys victorious, after strong wins against the Penrith Panthers in round two of the CRL Country Championships on Saturday.
First to take the field at St Marys Leagues Stadium was the under 16s, fresh off a 20-4 win against Monaro in round one.
The team maintained their perfect record, defeating the Panthers 20-10, behind tries to Joshua Turla, Alex Lobb and Ben Byron – with Harley Nizza (three) and Jay Patterson landing kicks.
Following this victory, the under 18s chalked up their first win of the campaign, defeating Penrith 16-12.
In the win, Akima Opito, Nelson Sharp and Ammon Munro scored tries, while Sharp landed two conversions.
In round three, on Saturday, March 10, the Dragons will both face the Western Rams at the Collegians Sports Complex – with under 16s at 9.30am before under 18s at 10.45.