Griffith High School have progressed to the final four in the NSW CHS University Shield after defeating Inverell High School.
Griffith High were able to score the first two tries of the game though Ziggie Vincent and Ali Nghae taking a 10-0 lead heading into halftime.
The visitors got the first try of the second half before Aisea Taupaeamuhu answered for Griffith.
Inverell scored two tries back-to-back to take a two-point lead with five minutes to go.
Griffith High refused to lay down and Nghae crossed for his second of the game with only two minutes remaining and he was awarded player’s player for his efforts at the end of the game.
Coach Matthew Ruming was proud of his boys efforts to come together and deliver the winning try under pressure.
Both sides were also praised by the officials for the manner of which they played the game saying it was a hard and fast game which was played in the right spirit.
“The respect both teams showed to each other and to the match officials at the end of the game is to be commended, and is very much appreciated,” referee Mark Culla said.
The respect both teams showed to each other and to the match officials at the end of the game is to be commended- Referee Mark Culla
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