11 June, 2021
No Chickens in local girls rugby league
WHAT is more ferocious: a Tiger or a Rooster? It was made pretty clear, when the U14s girls West Tigers fronted up to a rematch against old rivals, Wanderers.
Wanderers’ Ebony Temple
showed she was no chicken, when
she opened scoring with a try,
sliding between the posts with a
conversion by Jaymie Clancy.
Tries were hard to come by
throughout the match with both
teams struggling hard to keep the
other at bay.
That was until Maddison Simon
saw an opening for Wanderers,
slipping through the West
Tigers’ defence and crossing the
Once more, Jaymie Clancy
took the conversion, and set the
score at 12-0 to the Chooks.
With the taste of victory still
on their lips from last week, the
Wanderers pushed on even harder
wearing down Tigers’ defence.
Speedy Maddison Simon went
over again for her second try although
the conversion went begging.
Not content at only adding on
the conversions, Clancy took the
ball and with a burst of stored-up
speed, she crossed between the
posts for her first try, taking the
Wanderers’ lead to 22-0.
Another easy Wanderers’ try
made up for the unsuccessful conversion,
with the final score 26-0.
The Tigers put up a good fight
all year, however this was to be
their final game of the season.
Wanderers walked away with
the win, but there were still firm
and sporting handshakes after the
So, what’s the more ferocious of a Tiger and a Rooster? In this case, it certainly wasn’t what you might have first thought!