2021 Junior State Cup will be one for the history books.
From over 100mls of rain in 4hrs on day 2 the Northern Conference, which saw the event canceled for only the 2nd time in the history of the Junior State Cups inception, to humidity, warm days, dry heat, and flies at the Southern Conference in Wagga Wagga.
The Junior State Cup in 2021 had an unpredictably dual nature, better known as Jekyll and Hyde
Wagga definitely turned on the weather and some great touch to go with it.
With COVID restrictions in place under the Arrive – Play – Leave protocol, and local police patrolling the venue – this year’s event was achieved thanks to our Affiliates who ensured that their clubs complied with the 1 parent per child entry.
The Penrith Panthers continued their strong form from 2020 and were once again named Club Champions and rightly so, with 6 of their teams fighting for naming rights on finals day.
NSW Touch would like to thank the hosting Affiliate Wagga Wagga Touch, all Affiliates, players, referees, volunteers, and parents for helping to make 2021 Junior State Cup Southern Conference a success in trying conditions, and we would like to congratulate all the winners:
Under 10 Girls
Cronulla Sharks 7 defeated Balmain Tigers 0
Player of the Final –Sophie Howsen Cronulla Sharks
Under 10 Boys
Orange Thunder 5 defeated Cronulla Sharks 0
Player of the Final – Judd Zinger City of Orange
Under 12 Boys
Penrith v Wollongong Devils DRAW
Player of the Final – Levy Fien Wollongong Devils
Under 12 Girls
Cronulla Sharks 6 defeated Hills Hornets 5
Player of the Final – Tahli Weigand Cronulla Sharks
Under 14 Boys
Penrith Panthers 9 defeated Hills Hornets 4
Player of the Final – Jhett Sydir Penrith Panthers
Under 14 Girls
Hills Hornets 9 defeated Penrith Panthers 2
Player of the Final – Waiara Ellis Hills Hornets
Under 16 Boys
Penrith Panthers 6 defeated Parramatta 11
Player of the Final –Ethan Swindle Penrith Panthers
Under 16 Girls
Penrith Panthers 8 defeated Deakin Thunder 7
Player of the Final – Bella Degei Penrith Panthers
Under 18 Boys
Penrith Panthers 8 defeated Parramatta Eels 5
Player of the Final – Luke Hanson Penrith Panthers
Under 18 Girls
Hills Hornets 11 defeated Orange Thunder 10
Player of the Final – Mackenzie Davis Hills Hornets
Penrith Panthers – 132 points
Hills Hornets – 118 points
Orange Thunder – 93 points