It was a solid weekend for South Sydney Juniors as the Under 16s and Under 18s Women produced strong performances against the Sydney Roosters and the Sydney Roosters Indigenous Academy at Redfern Oval.
UNE Harold Mathew Cup
The Under 16s claimed their first back-to-back wins of the season with a 26-16 win over the Roosters. Two tries to Joe Suaalii set the tone for the match as the talented Souths Juniors stayed inside the top eight.
South Sydney Rabbitohs 26
Joe Suaalii 2, Evan Manning, Davvy Moale, Michael Gerolimos tries; Dion Teaupa 2, Jaydney McLachlan goals
Sydney Roosters 16
Ronald Volkman, Drey Mercy, Vaiala Tamati tries; Vaiala Tamati, Ronald Volkman
UNE SG Ball Cup
The Under 18s were unable to produce the upset in their match, going down the Roosters 44-10 in a disappointing day for the Red and Green.
South Sydney Rabbitohs 10
Dalton Armstrong, Aidan Manowski tries; Kaylib Savage goals
Sydney Roosters 44
Egan Butcher, Craig McKenzie, Kobe Rugless, Lathan Hutchinson-Walters, Luca Moretti, Asu Kepaoa 2, Dejzha Pene tries; Harry Wilson 6 goals
Tarsha Gale Cup
The Under 18s Women rounded off the week with an accomplished 22-12 win over the Sydney Roosters Indigenous Academy. Raquel Willoughby was the star of the show, scoring two tries and helping her side move to sixth on the ladder.
South Sydney Rabbitohs 22
Tries: Tatum Allchin, Raquel Willoughby 2, Kiarna Dymock, Lashawnda Kelly
Goals: Lashawnda Kelly 1
Sydney Roosters Indigenous Academy 12
Brandii Davis-Welsh 2, Lillyann Mason tries