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Championship B Division (Team 2) - Match centre

Arks
Southern Lions B
Sat 13 May 14:20 - Australian Rugby Union - Championship B Full time

Round 7 Champ B2s v Arks RUFC

Great Away win

Southern Lions made the trip to play Arks RUFC in the Round 6 Champ B match.
Southern Lions were looking for their second win of the season. The B2s have been building confidence and accuracy to date and went to Arks confident of a victory.

Southern Lions coach Ashley Peel provided the following summary of the game -

"Southern Lions met ARKS for the second time this season.
The Lions had something to prove after being beaten by ARKS in Round 1.
Although Southern Lions looked strong in the first half, ARKS were the only scoring team and held the lead 10 v 0 at half time.
Going into the second half the Lions showed their true form, keeping their heads and being disciplined, they continued to stick with their game plan.
With Mark Carmichael showing his experience with excellent form on his boot, the forwards won the line-outs against the throw, allowing the Lions good field placement for attack. The Lions capitalised on this and scored the first try of the second half. Giving the Lions momentum a second converted try was scored soon after.
With ARKS still in the game, they managed another try to keep their hopes alive. The Lions determination shone through and they scored the next two tries crushing any hope of ARKS winning.

Round 7 2017 Champ B2 vs Arks RUFC
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Final score Lions 24 vs ARKS 15.

Player of the day went to Andy Hunt again for his 3 tries, outstanding defence and work load."

Congratulations to the coach and players on an excellent away win. Onwards and Upwards!!

Team Selection

1 Vernon Brockway
2 Patrick Still
3 Dave Carosin
4 Michael John
5 Tim Finlay
6 Ken Rankin
7 Hayden Smith
8 Andy Hunt
9 Dean Griesel
10 Mark Carmichael
11 Kunal Kishore
12 Sarron Clark
13 Ieuan Bowser
14 James Harris
15 Ray Nell
16 Ashley Peel
17 Gareth Page
18 Kane Napier
19 Craig Halliday

C Ashley Peel / Ron Atkin

Scorers
Andy Hunt 3 Tries
Mark Carmichael 1 Try
Ray Nell 2 Conv

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Round 7 2017 Champ B2 vs Arks RUFC
23 photos

Team selection

Team selection has not been published for this fixture yet.

League round up

Other Championship B results

76
5
Bunbury
Mandurah
27
5
Curtin Uni

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# Team Pl Pts
1. Mandurah 20 88
2. Southern Lions A 20 88
3. Bunbury 19 45
4. Arks 19 36
5. Southern Lions B 18 32
6. Rockingham 18 31
7. Perth Irish 18 21

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