The Eels have scored an amazing win in the Narrabri and District Junior Rugby League under-11/12s grand final.
The Eels secured a 26-16 victory over the Nixon’s TItans on a beautiful Saturday afternoon.
It was a grand final day to remember for Eels’ star Nate Browning.
Nate scored an incredible five tries in the match to help his side capture the grand final trophy.
The front-rower opened the scoring just four minutes in when he was able to break the Titans’ defensive line.
Nate sprinted away and past the Titans’ fullback before scoring down the right hand side.
The conversion was unsuccessful keeping the score at 4-nil.
Soon after it was Nate again who scored a terrific try.
Browning darted under the posts
after sprinting onto the ball from close range.
The conversion attempt by Blake Fielder was successful to put the Eels up 10-nil.
In an incredible display of determination, the Eels’ Blake Fielder helped keep his side in complete control.
Blake made a terrific try-saving tackle on Titans’ Fletcher WIlliams to deny the Titans a certain four points.
But just before the half time hooter the Titans clawed back into the contest as Fletcher finally scored the Titans’ first try.
Fletcher put his side back into the contest as the sides entered the second half at 10-4.
The Titan’s try ended the half with the Eels holding a 10-4 lead.
The second half began exactly how the Eels intended.
Nate Browning crossed for his hattrick early in the second half.
His third try was converted to take the Eels lead out to 16-4.
But the Titans never gave up fighting and scored a try through Fletcher Williams.
Fletcher’s second of the contest was converted to bring the Titans back to 16-10.
The momentum of the contest was favouring the Titans until some swift passing and a barnstorming run from Nate turned the tables.
Nate’s fourth try made the score 22-10 as the kick was successfully converted.
With time ticking away the Titans once again tried to mount an all-mighty comeback when Riley Bruce crossed for a try.
The conversion was successful and made the score 22-16 with less than seven minutes remaining.
Despite the Titans’ best efforts to secure an equalising try, it was Nate that was the grand final hero.
Nate scored his fifth and final try of the contest to secure the Eels a 26-16 victory.
For his efforts Nate was named player of the grand final and earned the Len Denton trophy as the most outstanding player on grand final day.
In the under-9/10s grand final the Wee Waa Gold Panthers secured a 24-10 win over the Roosters.
Panthers’ Thomas Symington scored a double and teammates Toby Hayes and Brock Allen scored a try each.
Jacob Anderson and Callum Lawler scored a try each for the Roosters.
Toby was named the under 9/10s grand final player of the match.To order photos from this page click here