Sutherland Shire Stingrays under-9s crowned national Oztag champions

Champions: The Sutherland Shire Stingrays under-9s representative team that were crowned national Oztag champions. Picture: Supplied
Champions: The Sutherland Shire Stingrays under-9s representative team that were crowned national Oztag champions. Picture: Supplied

Sutherland Shire's under-9s boys representative team have been crowned national Oztag champions.

The Stingrays won the title at Coffs Harbour on Sunday. They played 10 games at the championships, winning eight with one defeat and a draw.

Sutherland won the final convincingly, downing West Sydney Tigercubs 9-2.

Picture: Supplied

Picture: Supplied

The Stingrays team is made up of players from the Cronulla, Kareela and Engadine-Heathcote Oztag competitions. The shire team took on representative sides from across Australia at the three-day championships.

Many of the squad also play rugby league at a number of clubs across the shire.

Stingrays under-9s team:

Jack McKevett, Randy Ennis, Cruz Wever, Bodie Bear Laffan (captains), Roy Eisenhuth, Ethan Mullins, Zinzan Pure, Corey Brown, Marshall Barlow, Koa Cooper, Tyler Moon, Cooper Shephard, Kaden Mangioni, Fletcher Ablett, Bailey Silver, Oliver Hulbert. Paul Laffan (coach), Leanne Laffan (manager), Adrian McKevett, Joel Wever (trainers)

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