Woy Woy Roosters claim premiership

Skipper Tim Bovis and his team greet the fulltime siren and premiership successSkipper Tim Bovis and his team greet the fulltime siren and premiership success

The Woy Woy Roosters Open Grade rugby league team capped a successful return to the Central Coast’s third tier rugby league competition by claiming the 2018 premiership.

The grand final was played before a large lunchtime crowd at the Woy Woy Oval and the Roosters found themselves trailing Erina 7-0 at the break, despite having dominated for large periods of the opening half. Once the teams were turned around, things clicked into place for the home team. A try to right centre, TJ McLean, and a booming sideline conversion from dummy half, Ben Webber, launched a red and white comeback which culminated in a gritty 12-7 victory. The result further highlighted the Roosters’ late season dominance over the 2017 champions, following hot on the heels of their thumping 20-0 victory in the major semi-fi nal played a fortnight earlier.

SOURCE: Media release, 19 Sep 2018 Andrew Stark, Gosford Kariong Storm RLFC