Did you know…

That Penrith were known to be playing in 1893-94, and wore Blue and Chocolate 2” bars. In 1962 they changed their name to Nepean and changed their colours to White/Gold and Brown. They reverted back to the Penrith name in 1981.

Saturday was our 43rd match against them since 1979. We have won 42 of these games. Our 41-3 victory in 1st Grade on Saturday was our 39th win in a row, and we have never lost at home to the Emus.

Jake Gordon was Man of the Match in the big Tah’s victory over the Reds. He also scored 3 fine tries. Jake has had 48 games for the state side and 91 games for SUFC, a total of 139. He has touched down 85 times for the two clubs.

Lots of milestones achieved on the weekend, with Banjo Travers passing his 200th career point, Josh Hardie reached his 400th career point and James Kane scored his 75th club try and with a few goals he went passed 500 1st Grade points.

Strath Yeo scored the Club’s 50th try of the season, with one of the 12 2nd Grade tries scored.

The Club (only 3 games) scored 33 tries and 22 goals to Penrith’s 2 pen goals. Our backs scored 22 of the 33 tries and our wingers scored 10 of the 22. At the end of the day it was 214 points to 6.

Eight players scored their first try this season and 2nd Grade had 4 of those players.

Fullback, Will Goddard scored 19 points with a try and 7 goals in 2nd Grade’s 78-3 win.

1st Colts cut loose in their only game on Saturday, with 14 tries and 10 goals, Jude Gibbs is the first player to reach 50 points this season and after a try and 2 goals is now on 56.

While Digby Cooke scored a triple and now sits on 7 tries in 4 games and is the highest try scorer in Grade and Colts.

Ben Stewart also went in for 3 tries in 1sts Colts 95-0 win, he also added a goal.

Fullback, Sam Bignold also scored a try and 7 goals for a 19 point game.

SUFC is now outright leader in the Club Championship, and meet Souths at home this weekend.