Finals (International) – 26th August
The day was cold and wet and we were up against a spirited Sth Eastern team. We were down on troops, with injuries to our halfback David and fullback Tommy. But Jamie the Mailman delivered a great performance at fullback and I done my job filling in for David. Both teams started strongly, feeling each other out. But Sth Eastern seem to have all the momentum and possession and just kept coming at us. We managed to defend our try line for multiple consecutive sets and hold Sth Eastern out. We were the 1st to score, with a set play off the scrum and Dwayne scoring in the corner, to take the lead 6-0 into halftime. We came out strong and lifted the intensity and earned a penalty. We took the the 2 and then got back into the grind. We then managed to score again off another set play from the scrum, with Tylen shrugging off his opposite and then running 30 metres to score in the corner. Buddah was on song and put it over from the sideline to take the score to 14-0. We were in control but Sth Eastern managed to snatch a intercept and score under the post, to take the score to 14-6. That’s where the score finished and we now go into our 2nd consecutive Grand Final. Thanks to all the Lapa supporters who came and we hope to see you all next Sunday.