Newspaper article Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Title Win Sweet as Sugar for Maryborough Rovers; Minor Premiers No Match for Saints in Final

Newspaper article Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Title Win Sweet as Sugar for Maryborough Rovers; Minor Premiers No Match for Saints in Final

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Richard

Harvey

richard.harvey@frasercoastchronicle.com.au

MARYBOROUGH'S Tony Kaufman doesn't mind admitting he got it wrong Co very wrong.

Two months ago, he thought the young rugby league team he coaches, Rovers Saints, had no chance of winning consecutive Sugar Cities premierships.

Some of his players were not training as much as he would like and they were not playing well.

Looks can be deceiving as Kaufman and Bundaberg's Across the Waves (ATW) discovered in the under 16 grand final at Salter Oval in the Rum City.

Kaufman's team had already lost both games it played against ATW, the minor premiers, this season, but that statistic counted for nothing in the grand finale.

Rovers Saints ended their Sugar Cities' campaign in style after leading from start to finish to beat ATW 26-22.

Matt Milzewski (two), Jordan Barnes, captain Hayden Edmunds and William Jung scored the tries for Rovers Saints.

Milzewski, who was named man-of-the-match, also kicked the extras. …

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