Greater Northern Tigers beaten in women's league tag and under-23 fixtures at Denman

IT was a tough day at the office for the Greater Northern Tigers in the second round of the CRL Country Championships on Saturday.

The local women’s league tag representatives – including players from throughout the BHP Billiton Hunter Valley Group 21 competition – suffered a 22-10 loss at the hands of Central Coast, while the men’s under-23s succumbed 68-8 to the same rivals at Denman Oval.

Round two Country Championships results:

Women’s league tag (northern pool)

Central Coast 22 (K Dibb, S Sharp, H Gibbons, KA Kessler tries; S George 2, K Dibb goals) def. Greater Northern Tigers 10 (T Walsh, A Schmiedel tries; A Barraclough goal) (Denman Oval, Denman)

Mens under-23s (northern pool)

Central Coast 68 (W Shaw 3, M Tetevano 2, R Doherty 2, M Langhein 2, B O’Hagan 2, I Cooper-Tetevano, K Aupouri tries; K Aupouri 4, D Langbridge 3, M Tetevano goals) def. Greater Northern Tigers 8 (M Mcgrady, J Adams tries) (Denman Oval, Denman)