Nev Cottrell (35)
Barker’s highest points score against Trinity is 46, from memory, so a converted try would match it.
I’ve actually heard reports thst the referee in the 3rd XV had been payed off by Knox with knox having 22 penalties in their favour to cranbrooks 2. Linesman we’re also members of the Hornsby retirement home. Also heard knox number 8 got put on the bitch. From what I’ve heard fromc the coaches and boys who played in the game, teh ref was an old knox boy and that he won them the game3rd XV for Knox Grammar with a convincing win over Cranbrook - special mention to Toby Harding who had a screamer for the 5 minutes he was on.
In other, less significant news, the Knox First XV lead by Jarrah Mcleod gave the boys from Vaucluse a hiding. Rumour has it Tom Davey is now the self pronounced King of Vaucluse with his inauguration at the post match ceremony.
As a scout, I can’t wait to rewatch this on Hudl.
What an absolute pile of shit. Incorrect, bullshit, and sour grapes from someone who obviously can’t handle another school beating them.Just from some inside information Skyblue, those boys both get a good chunk of their fees paid for as do most others. It seems the only schools that produces talent completely are joeys and view who both don’t have a single player on a scholarship. And even if those two boys weren’t getting their fees paid for, the majority of the team are all imports anyways nothing special
Would be interested to know the boys name ? And what’s incorrect about it.What an absolute pile of shit. Incorrect, bullshit, and sour grapes from someone who obviously can’t handle another school beating them.
FYI, I know of a boy who was on a scholarship at View - your story just gets weaker and weaker.
I disagree. It's good to see the refs let the boys play and not call as many soft high tackles. Reminds me of how we used to play back in the old days!I have heard about back to back high tackle penalties not being punished in some of the AAGPS games this week I thought I would add that quite a few boarder line high tackles got away in both the Firsts and Seconds games (Knox vs Cranbrook). We do need to see Referees being harsher on cards for high tackles in order to protect our young boys. Hopefully we see change next week.
Hi ap1, I do know the history of this age cohort, and I have no family member/s in this age group.My 2c worth from seeing Waverly on the weekend...
-Game plan seemed based around off loads. I suspect they went overboard with it a bit as there was a fair few errors (and everyone was in on the act), but was good to watch and hard to contain when it worked.
-#14 and #15 very dynamic and made Aloys pay for some poor kicking. Give them time and space and they will cause trouble.
-#4 and #5 aren't the biggest guys in the world, but very mobile and hard working. Best summed up by a try in the 2nd half where they were both backing up into positions on the fields that they had no right to be in and they both gave nice one handed off loads for the try to eventuate.
-#9 added a good spark to the team. He seemed pretty upset by a hand injury he received, not sure if it was serious (he came back on towards the end of the match).
Will be an interesting match up vs one of the bigger, more controlled tempo teams to see how their high tempo offloading game goes against them.
My apologies BBR, I got it wrong. The rep games are great but given all the teams are so mixed, and some try to just show their ability, it could go either way. I just hope this year, the rain doesn't screw it up, like last year.Wlf, Knox v barker is at barker this year. I feel that game comes down to whether Katoa plays (assuming all other 29 are fit). He sounds like quite the influence, hopefully he is fit for CAS v GPS in a couple of weeks time