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Perth Irish
Southern Lions
Sat 6 May 15:30 - Australian Rugby Union - Championship A Full time

Round 6 Champ A 2017 vs Perth Irish RUFC

Adventurous play rewarded

Southern Lions travelled to Perth Irish RUFC looking to continue their great start to the season.

Southern Lions proved too strong for Perth Irish similar to the Rd 3 clash and they dominated proceedings.

Perth Irish worked hard throughout and put Lions under pressure for a time scoring three tries.

Round 6 2017 Champ A vs Perth Irish RUFC
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Southern Lions looked to play a wide game from all parts of the field and the result was some excellent scores from our wide players.

Southern Lions won 52-19, scoring 10 tries with 1 successful conversions to 3 tries & 2 conversions.

Southern Lions coach Brett Fell provided the following summary of the game -

"6 from 6 and moving in the right direction was the outcome for the Senior 1st side last Saturday. Playing Perth Irish for the 2nd time the team came out convincing winners 52-19. Attempting to play a wide game with more attacking options, the boys showed glimpses of what they can do by scoring some long range tries. Man of the match Joel Lamatoa bagged a hat trick while captain Greg Jackson bagged 4 and Dan Cassidy 2. Throughout the match, they showed a desire to move the ball around and if they can show more patience, react to situations quicker and get there decision making more accurate some real improvement and entertaining rugby could be on the way. Again, focus needs to go on restricting our penalties where players need to show more trust in the team systems and adapt to the referee in charge. Still a long way to go but with hard work the boys can only get better."

Congratulations to the coach and players on continuing the great start to the season.

Team Selection

1 Dan Lee
2 Sione Takulua
3 Vaka Akauola
4 Tom Cleary
5 Sam Toy
6 Mike Furze
7 Dean Kingi
8 Craig Atthis
9 Kyle Fell
10 Mike Perkins
11 Dan Cassidy
12 Beau Cassidy
13 Greg Jackson
14 Joel Lamatoa
15 Dane Jobe
16 Nathan Lamatoa
17 Sam Price
18 Peter Jackson
19 Rewi Haapu
20 Bruce Meyer
21 Jared Lamatoa

Greg Jackson 4 Tries
Joel Lamatoa 3 Tries & 1 Conv
Daniel Cassidy 2 Tries
Beau Cassidy 1 Try

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League table

# Team Pl Pts
1. Southern Lions 20 96
2. Mandurah 20 56
3. Rockingham 19 49
4. Curtin Uni 19 48
5. Arks 18 43
6. Kwinana 18 36
7. Perth Irish 18 21

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