History repeats at National Youth Sevens

by Staff Writer

History has repeated at the National Youth Sevens, with Queensland Red and NSW Blue taking out the titles.

Queensland Red got the better of NSW Blue in the girls’ final, beating their southern rivals 26-0 to claim back-to-back titles. 

ACT edged WA 14-12 in the third place final, while Queensland White finished fifth, ahead of the National Indigenous girls. 

NSW White finished seventh, while the NT bested South Australia in the ninth-place final. NSW Blue claimed the boys title. Photo: QRU MediaNSW Blue defended their boys’ title, beating Victoria 24-7. 

The ACT finished third, beating NSW White 50-0 in their playoff, while Queensland White took fifth, 26-5, over WA. 

The Indigenous boys edged Queensland Red 24-21 for seventh and South Australia beat Northern Territory 33-10 for ninth.

RESULTS

GIRLS DAY TWO

Semi-finals

Fifth-place semi-final - National Indigenous 31 - Victoria 10

Fifth-place semi-final - Queensland White 14 - NSW White 10

Cup semi-final - Queensland Red 40 - WA 7

Cup semi-final - NSW Blue 37 - ACT 0

Finals

Ninth-place playoff - NT 12 - SA 5

Seventh-place playoff - NSW White 28 - Victoria 10

Fifth-place playoff - National Indigenous 5 - Queensland White 45

Third-place playoff - ACT 14 - WA 12

Girls' final - Queensland Red 26 - NSW Blue 0

BOYS DAY TWO

Semi-finals

Fifth-place semi-final- Queensland White 29 - Queensland Red 26

Fifth-place semi-final- WA 22 - National Indigenous 19

NSW Blue 17 ACT 7

NSW White 12 - Victoria 20

Finals

Ninth-place playoff - South Australia 33 - NT 10

Seventh-place playoff - Queensland Red 21 - National Indigenous 24

Fifth-place playoff - Queensland White 26 - WA 5

Third-place playoff - NSW White 0 - ACT 50

Boys' final - NSW Blue 24 - Victoria 7

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