Easts Wombats do it again in 2023 Winners Police Bank Cup

Another fast and furious 2023 Final of the Police Bank Cup saw Easts Wombats score an impressive over a spirited and heroic opponent in the Bankstown Giants.

It was a credit to all teams involved over a demanding 5 days in the hot, but clear Tamworth weather. The Wombats prevailed 16 points to 6 to take out the trophy.

Easts new recruit Max Batty took out the ‘Rookie of the Year’ trophy which was presented to him by NSWPRL Life member Doug Keen, and ‘Man of the Match’ trophy which was presented to him by Rob ‘Evil’ McDonald.

Easts hard working forward Jackson Clarke, took out the Player of the Finals trophy which was presented to him by NSWPRL Vice President and Life Member, Rod Sheraton.

Easts number nine, Matt Johnstone was deservedly awarded the ‘Best and Fairest’ award from NSWPRL Life member Alex ‘The Jet’ Ramsay. Matt also accepted the ‘Bob Aldridge’ trophy on behalf of his team.

On behalf of the NSWPRL, we would like to thank all of our players, coaches, trainers, officials, sponsors and the Tamworth Community for hosting us in 2023 and allowing us to use the beautiful ‘Scully Park’ stadium. A big thank you to the referees and touch judges for their fairness and tiring schedule. We hope to see you all again in 2024.

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