Homecoming not so happy

Mandurah's Myles goes on the attack with Kotahi supporting him during action on the weekend.
Mandurah's Myles goes on the attack with Kotahi supporting him during action on the weekend.

They met local rivals Rockingham while under 18s met second placed Wanneroo at Landsdale.

Spectators cheered on the Mandurah team’s efforts, pushing them to a 39-23 win and closer to fourth place on the ladder.

Coaches were pleased with the win and proud of the players’ efforts.

‘We all hope this winning streak continues, it would be great for the boys to get a good outcome from their efforts,’ Mark Winder said.

The development team had the first home game of the day against Rockingham. A good start to the game saw the scores even through the first half.

Mandurah slowed down in the second half and let Rockingham run around them, going down 13-22.

The first grade team ran on second with another great start to the game.

Again, Mandurah let the game slip in the second half, going down 10-28.

The third grade team had a mutual forfeit due to a late arrival of the referee.

Mandurah Pirates’ senior teams are all playing away next weekend. The under 18s kick off at 11.40am, third grade at 1pm and the development squad at 2.10pm. First grade kicks off at 3.30pm against Joondalup in Joondalup.