BATHURST'S Jack Arrow Oval was the scene for some classy tries and crunching tackles, cheers of triumph and bitter disappointment on Saturday as it hosted the Group 10 Junior Rugby League semi-finals.
The format saw the minor premierships meet the fourth placed sides in their division plus second and third do battle, with the victors advancing to the grand finals.
COWRA MAGPIES 28 (Nate Gunn 2, Leo Frazer 2, Corey Shaw tries; Leo Frazer, Nate Gunn, Thomas Craig, Corey Shaw goals) defeated ORANGE CYMS GREEN 12 (Lewis Hannan 2 tries; Edward Hiney, Seth Tarlton goals)
BATHURST PANTHERS 40 (Lucas Babbage 3, Riley Carter 2, Riley Hall, Freya Hodges tries; Freya Hodges, Hudson Reynolds, Riley Hall, Mat Purdon, Rory Elphick goals) defeated LITHGOW STORM 12
ORANGE CYMS GOLD 38 (Akol Akon 3, Bailey Gardiner, Jackson Roswell, McCallum Cole, Thomas Tancred tries; Riley Baird, Taj Jordan, Jackson Roswell, Akol Akon, Jack Collins goals) defeated MUDGEE DRAGONS 0
BLOOMFIELD TIGERS 26 (Ravai Tulevu 3, Hayden Griffith, Kaiden Sargent tries; Mitch Power, Jake Nell, Will Cornish, Ravai Tulevu goals) defeated LITHGOW STORM 22 (Harry Legender, Jai Spittles, Jordan Colby, Jai Zarka tries; Cody Johnson, Jordan Colby, Harry Legender goals)
COWRA MAGPIES 20 (Noah Knight 3, Cameron Murray tries; Camron Murray, Cooper Ballard goals) defeated BLOOMFIELD WILDCATS 16 (Tawaiti Puata 2, Jake Kennedy tries; Dylan Onley 3 goals)
ORANGE CYMS 40 (Riley Hoad 5, Haiden Porter, Ryan Baker, Geroge Tacred tries; Riley Hoad 3, Haiden Porter goals) defeated ST PAT'S 12 (Brett Hahn Cameron Sargent tries; Ben Medway 2 goals)
BLOOMFIELD TIGERS 40 (Bailey Peschka 3, Harry Ward 2, Curtis Heggs, Bailey Kennedy tries; Bailey Peschka 3, Bailey Kennedy 2 goals) defeated ST PAT'S WHITE 14 (Zane Pringle 2, Hayden Selman tries; Jack Branda goal)
MUDGEE DRAGONS 58 (Xavier Yeo 2, Logan Huia 2, Ned McCarney, Darren Vine, Tully Howell, Collan Martin, Lachy Clayton, Ky Reddish tries; Tully Howell 8, Cooper Grant goals) defeated ORANGE CYMS 0
ST JOHN'S 38 (Mason Fryers 2, Henry Smith 2, Will Cuthill, Jack Fuller, Angus Rose tries; Josh Townsend 3, Latrell Fing 2 goals) defeated BATHURST PANTHERS 6 (Nash Chatfield try, Tim Babbage goal)
BLOOMFIELD TIGERS 32 (Casson Macdonald, Lachlan Crook, Ben Wotton, Jaiden Powyer, Caleb Peschka, Kaydden Hoad tries; Kaydden Hoad 4 goals) defeated MUDGEE DRAGONS 4 (Joesph Ashton try)
BATHURST PANTHERS 24 (Thomas Lemmich, Ronan Hunt-Cameron, Andrew Bonham, Tallis Tobin, Logan Dufty tries; Jackson Carter 2 goals) defeated ST PAT'S 6 (Tyler Sharwood try; Will Poole goal)
BLOOMFIELD TIGERS 28 defeated COWRA MAGPIES 24