Rugby Union: Associates juniors soak up success


More than 70 Soaks juniors will contest grand finals this weekend.
More than 70 Soaks juniors will contest grand finals this weekend.

ASSOCIATES Rugby Union Football Club’s under-14s team beat UWA 31-26 on the weekend, booking a spot in this weekend’s grand final.

Soaks finished third at the end of the season, so had the hard journey to the grand final at Arena Joondalup on Saturday.

The under-14s is one of four Soaks teams in grand finals, with more than 70 youngsters from the Swanbourne club playing on the weekend.

Soaks under-12s were minor premiers this season and sent straight to the grand final after winning their semi-final, while the under-13s finished second at the end of the season and also won straight through to this weekend’s game.

The Coastal Hurricanes under-15s that is made up of players from Soaks, UWA and Nedlands were minor premiers and advanced straight to the grand final.