Young faces Southcity in tough round 13 assignment

Gus Smith, pictured running out at Wagga last weekend, and the Cherrypickers will be aiming to advance their run of form on Sunday. Photo: Young Cherrypickers RLFC/Facebook
Gus Smith, pictured running out at Wagga last weekend, and the Cherrypickers will be aiming to advance their run of form on Sunday. Photo: Young Cherrypickers RLFC/Facebook

Young will get a taste of finals footy this weekend when they take on second-placed Southcity Bulls.

The Cherypickers head to Wagga on Sunday for the round 13 Group Nine clash.

With six regular rounds remaining, Young is third on the ladder with a four competition point buffer from Gundagai in fourth.

Victory this weekend will see Young share second place with the Bulls.

Tumut has the lead at the summit of the table on 22 competition points, two clear from Southcity.

Young is set to welcome back front-rower Inoke Vunipola this weekend, while Will Dunn has been named on the wing.

The match against Southcity will begin about 2.35pm on Sunday.

Four of Young's five grades will be in action.

Group Nine ladder:

  • Tumut 22
  • Southcity 20
  • Young 18
  • Gundagai 14
  • Wagga Kangaroos 12
  • Temora Dragons 10
  • Albury Thunder 6
  • Wagga Brothers 2