Match Report – Bears Last-Second Kick to Equal the Game

Image: A hard running Tautalatasi Tasi in the centres for the Bears - Intrust Super Premiership | Round 19 | North Sydney Vs Mt Pritchard | North Sydney Oval | 16/07/2017. Photo Ian Reilly.

The North Sydney Bears and Mounties have fought out an entertaining 20-all draw at North Sydney Oval in Round 19 of the NSW ISP.

Want to help keep the Bears going strong? Become a Football Club member today.

Mounties led for 79 minutes but a last-second penalty goal to Bears fullback Eli Levido secured a point for the home side.

A mistake from the kick-off gave the Bears a great opportunity to open the scoring, but Mounties held on as both sides fought for the win.

Bears coach Ben Gardiner said it was a good effort by the boys but too many mistakes were made early on in the match.

“We gave away some easy points but the boys did well to hold on.

They put pressure on the Mounties and slowly worked their way back up.

I am confident we can fix these mistakes and come home with a win this weekend”.

The Bears take on Newcastle Knights this Sunday 23 July in their final home game at North Sydney Oval. Kick off at 3:00pm.

NORTH SYDNEY BEARS 20 (tries: Tautalatasi Tasi, Luke Kelly, Toby Rudolf, conversions: Eli Levido 3),
drew with MT. PRITCHARD MOUNTIES 20 (tries: Brent Naden, Alofi Mataele, Michael Oldfield, Jack Nelson conversions: Isaac John 2).

1 Eli Levido
2 Tautalatasi Tasi
18 Sitiveni Moceidreke
4 Edward Murphy
5 Abbas Miski
6 Adam Doueihi
7 Luke Kelly
8 Fred Junior Mauala
14 Piki Rogers
19 Anthony Cherrington
16 Brett Greinke
12 Jack Gosiewski
13 Cheyne Whitelaw

9 Bradley Deitz
17 Tom Freebairn
20 Toby Rudolf
21 Patrice Siolo