Three out of four wins for Walcha teams in double header

TOP PERFORMER: Roos captain Steven Eveleigh received three Group 19 best and fairest points from the referee. Photo: Ellen Dunger.
TOP PERFORMER: Roos captain Steven Eveleigh received three Group 19 best and fairest points from the referee. Photo: Ellen Dunger.

Four Walcha teams took the field on Saturday for the second dual code double header of the year.

First up, the Walcha Rugby League club faced Ashford. The Jillaroos bounced back from a recent slump to win 54-nil.

Jordyn Hoy crossed for a first-half hat-trick and earned three best and fairest points from the referee.

Nicola Hoy, Amanda Gleeson, Robyn Broadbent, Ruth France, Bonnie Brown, Rachel Green and Lacey Latham all crossed for individual four pointers with Broadbent slotting seven conversions.

HAT-TRICK: Jordy Hoy scored three tries early in the match against Ashford. Photo: Issy Haslem.

HAT-TRICK: Jordy Hoy scored three tries early in the match against Ashford. Photo: Issy Haslem.

In a firey men's match, despite posting the first points via a try to Dean Kelly, the Walcha Roos were beaten 28-14 by Ashford.

Jhorden Coulter and Lachlan Laurie were the two other tryscorers.

Roos captain Steve Eveleigh received two best and fairest points from the referee.

This Saturday, the Roos are at home to Warialda but unfortunately the Wombats league tag team have forfeited.

The men's match will be play at 2pm.

After the rugby league on Saturday, the Walcha Rams faced the Tamworth Pirates for their Central North Rugby Union fixtures.

Reserve grade won 25-23 and first grade triumphed 38-31.