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Central Coast Roosters start title defence with two big wins over Newcastle-Maitland

Central Coast Roosters start title defence with two big wins over Newcastle-Maitland

Defending Laurie Daley and Andrew Johns Cup champions, the Central Coast Roosters, have kicked off their 2022 campaigns with two large wins over the Newcastle-Maitland Region Knights at Morry Breen Oval over the weekend.

The Roosters have again shown they’ll be one of the teams to beat, running out 22 – 0 winners in the Laurie Daley Cup and 28 – 6 in the Andrew Johns Cup.

Runners up in the Laurie Daley Cup last year, the Northern Tigers, kicked off their campaign with a 32 – 28 loss to the North Coast Bulldogs, whilst the Illawarra-South Coast Dragons, who were runners up in the Andrew Johns Cup, defeated the Western Rams 32 – 10.

RESULTS:
Laurie Daley Cup:

North Coast Bulldogs 32 – 28 Northern Tigers
Central Coast Roosters 22 – 0 Newcastle-Maitland Region Knights
Macarthur Wests Tigers 30 – 18 Northern Rivers Titans
Illawarra-South Coast Dragons 28 – 16 Western Rams
Riverina District Bulls 24 – 26 Monaro Colts’

Andrew Johns Cup:
North Coast Bulldogs 18 – 24 Northern Tigers
Central Coast Roosters 28 – 6 Newcastle-Maitland Region Knights
Macarthur Wests Tigers 20 – 22 Northern Rivers Titans
Illawarra-South Coast Dragons 32 – 10 Western Rams
Riverina District Bulls 16 – 20 Monaro Colts

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