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Roma shines at south-west league selection

Cities sprint back to defend their line.
Cities sprint back to defend their line. Felix photography Miles

PLAYERS across the south-sest donned their footy boots and made the pilgrimage out to Miles on Saturday to try out for the South-West Country A-grade side.

With no wind, unobscured sunlight and cooler temperatures sweeping across the playing fields, it was perfect conditions for rugby league.

The contact was fierce and both Roma teams, Cities and Roma and district, played well and were competitive in all of their matches.

When the full time whistle sounded and the dust settled the South-West selectors were impressed and chose a side that reflected Roma's contribution in its matches.

Of the 23-man side 15 were selected from the Roma District team while six were selected from Border Bushrangers and one from Western Ringers.

Team as follows:

1: Brent Hearne -Border Bushrangers

2: Jackson Spears-Roma District

3: Matt Waites-Roma District

4: Chris Gelhaar-Roma District

5: Ian Brown Border - Bushrangers

6: Brent Osborne - Border Bushrangers

7: Alex Coonan - Roma District

8: Leroy Holley - Western Ringers

9: Locke Naprasnik - Roma District

10: Ash Dyball - Roma District

11: Simon Meddings - Border Bushrangers

12: Jack Kennedy - Roma District

13: Clinton Taylor - Roma District

14: Jamie Watts - Border Bushrangers

15: Justin Stienhort - Roma District

16: Khan Ladbrook - Roma District

17: Dan Dwyer - Roma District

18: Brett Watts - Border Bushrangers

19: Ricky Wright - Roma District

20: Tom Kennedy - Roma District Shadows

21: Jake Charles - Border Bushrangers

22: Floyd Daniels - Roma District

23: Jamie Kerwick - Roma District

Head coach - Wayne Collie


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