In the Harold Matthews Cup, our 5th placed side beat the fourth placed Newcastle Knights very convincingly, to book their spot in the preliminary finals.
Michael Doolan, Ethan Fagaloa-Time, Mark Griffiths, Sione Katoa, Cameron King, Joseph Tramontana, Peniamina Vaituutuu tries; Simon Fonua 5 goals.
def. Newcastle 12
Jack Cogger, Jobey Ingram tries; Brock Lamb 2 goals.
Penrith def. Cronulla 22-4
The Eels will play the Western Suburbs who advanced straight through after their qualifying final on Saturday, April 13.
The other preliminary final will be between South Sydney and Penrith, after Penrith defeated Cronulla 22-4.
In SG Ball, the Parramatta Eels had already advanced straight through after a victory over Penrith in the qualifying finals - and will now play Balmain, after they defeated South Sydney 26-24.
The other preliminary final will be between Penrith and St George after the Panthers beat Canterbury 22-6.
All games will be held at St Mary's Leagues Stadium, this Saturday April 27.
The schedule of games will be:
Harold Matthews Cup
10am (3) Penrith vs (1) South Sydney
2.30pm (5) Parramatta vs (2) Western Suburbs
11.30am (1) Penrith vs (2) St George
1.15pm (4) Parramatta vs (6) Balmain
We're so proud of our Harold Matts and SG Ball juniors - it's a huge achievement to make it to the final four teams in the competition, and we wish them the best of luck in their finals this week!