Sydney Bear Attack Research Paper

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North Sydney Bears secured a crucial 44-32 victory against the Illawarra Cutters, which has pushed them further towards the top eight. Cody Walker put in an unbelievable performance for the Bears, and was heavily assisted by his halves partner Darren Nicholls and hooker Paul Carter. The 14-try affair saw Craig Garvey and Peni Botiki score two tries each for the gallant Cutters, however it was not enough to match the attacking prowess possessed by the Bears. The Cutters went on the attack in the early stages of the match, but the Bears early goal line defence was nothing short of superb. Off the back of this defensive work, the Bears marched up field in the 10th minute and scored through Zane Musgrove thanks to some creative work out of…show more content…
That error did not cost them however, as Walker scored a try just three minutes later after winning the race to a long-range kick and simply planting the ball down. The Cutters dominated the following ten minutes, with Fraser Alcock being held up and Adam Clune building pressure through forced dropouts. Garvey eventually scored his second try in the 28th minute, again out of dummy half but this time he had more work to do. In the final four minutes of the half, the Bears scored two quick tries that really dented the Cutters confidence heading into halftime. The first was a Nathan Brown try off a Nicholls pass, and the second was a Schaumkel try which came after the siren, which made the halftime score 22-12. A bit of magic from the Bears halves in the opening minute of the second half led to a Nicholls try, which immediately increased their lead to 28-12. Cutters hit back in the 51st minute after Blake Wallace put a grubber in for Junior Vaivai who successfully got the ball down. The deficit was decreased to eight after Clune threw a lovley ball to Botiki, who powered through the defence to score his first
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