Joeys beat Riverview, Newington and Shore move up ladder following tight wins

Joeys fought back from 14-5 down to beat Riverview, while Newington and Shore moved up the first XV ladder after wins over Kings and Scots respectively.

Joeys are now a win clear of the rest of the competition after the first round, but there is still plenty of rugby to be played in one of the most tightly contested GPS competitions in recent memory.

Joeys 19-14 Riverview

Joeys scored off a clever five-metre tap trick play in a come-from-behind 19-14 victory over Riverview to secure top spot on the GPS ladder at the end of the first round.

With a big crowd on hand at Hunters Hill, Riverview started the better of the two sides and opened the scoring in just the fourth minute when centres Henry Connick and Tom Hartmann combined to score off a kick near Joeys’ line.

Connick came within millimetres of scoring again in the 12th minute but spilled the ball in the process and Joeys quickly moved play down the other end of the field.

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