Far North Coast players celebrate their achievement.
Far North Coast players celebrate their achievement.

Locals impress at country champs

THE McDonalds Far North Coast Junior Rugby Union (FNCJRU) under-16s won the NSW Country Championships held in Armidale in April.

The under-17s came fifth with Central North who beat FNCJRU 6-5 in their pool match before going on to play in the final against Illawarra.

Four players from the FNCJRU were selected in the NSW Country under-17 team: Daniel Damen, Ethan Butler (Wollongbar) Ben Jamieson (Yamba), and Jacob Carter (SCU)

1st Pool Game v Illawarra

FNC 33 d Illawarra 0

2nd Pool Game v Central North

FNC 13 d Central North 0

Semi final v New England

FNC 17 d New England 7

Final v Hunter

 

FNC 8 d Hunter 0

Nine FNC players, including Grafton’s Jayden Darke, were chosen to attend the NSW Country training camp at Myuna Bay in May.



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