NSW Schools: Barker fight back to beat Waverley in thrilling CAS “decider”

Barker are just one win away from claiming the outright CAS premiership for the first time in five years following a famous victory over Waverley on a windy afternoon at Queens Park. In one of the best matches of rugby any fan will watch this year, Barker scored 19 unanswered points in the second half and took the lead in the 78th minute after moving the ball 80 metres to score in the opposite corner. Waverley centre Lathan Hutchison-Walters had a chance to steal victory with a difficult penalty goal attempt after the full time siren, but his kick sailed wide. In front of a strong crowd in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs, Barker opened the scoring from a well worked backline move, started from a scrum inside their own half. Waverley hit back soon after through Australian Schoolboy No.8 Luca Moretti and took control of the match with two more tries from close range to take a 22-7 lead. Barker prop Angus Collison barged over from close range just before the break to get his sid
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