Duhaney Park Red Sharks demolish Warriors, wins sixth rugby league title

By September 17, 2018
The Red Sharks are six-time national champions. The Red Sharks are six-time national champions.

Duhaney Park Red Sharks devoured the JDF Warriors on the weekend to successfully defend their RLATG National Club Rugby League title and win the championship for a record sixth time.

Before a large crowd, national centre Renaldo Wade scored a hat-trick of tries as the Sharks won 56-12 dominated from start to finish on the back of sublime passing and running from their speedy centers and wingers. They were comfortably ahead 28-6 at halftime and the second half saw them continue to dominate all aspects of the game.

He got good support from Andrew Simpson who scored two tries and one each from, Kenneth Walker, Ryan Grant, Joseph Shae, Owen Linton and Jermaine Pinnock. Grant also kicked five goals and Miguel Facey 1.

For the JDF, Ramone Carr scored a try and kicked a goal for eight points. Demone Williams also scored a try for the soldiers.

 “This was really a challenging year for us. We spoke about history before the game. This is our third time meeting the Warriors in a Grand Finals, we lost the previous two,” said Red Sharks Assistant Coach Roy Calvert.

“We wanted to be the first club to win four in a row and also the first to win six NCC titles. Some really meticulous plans went into making this season successful and we are proud of the boys.”

The Sharks now focus to the National Knock-Out Cup that begins next Saturday and the National Division II Championship that commences the end of October.

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