GPS Round 1: Newington upstage Scots; Joeys & Riverview claim wins

Newington scored a converted try in the final minutes of a thrilling opening round GPS clash at Bellevue Hill to upstage Scots 27-26.

Elsewhere, Joeys defeated a resilient Shore outfit and Riverview were too good for Kings.

At Scots, Newington dominated possession and territory early and jumped away to a 6-0 lead.

Scots hit back and scored the opening try through a perfectly placed cross field kick by flyhalf Henry James but had few answers for a barnstorming run by Newington hooker Lipini Ata moments later, as Newington claimed a 13-5 lead.