This weekend's sports action

Tonight at Yass, Goulburn Stockmen’s open women’s rugby league team takes on the Yass Magpies in the third round of their competition. Both these teams are undefeated and the game which starts at 7pm should draw a considerable crowd. Goulburn’s under 16 boys Stockmen have the night off.

There will be a full morning of junior representative rugby league at North Park, Goulburn on Sunday with the under 17 girls playing Tuggeranong Buffaloes in the 11.40am time slot and the under 15 Stockmen boys playing Gungahlin Bulls at 12.40pm.

Also on Sunday, to round off quite an action packed weekend of sporting fixtures Goulburn Workers Bulldogs are at the Workers Arena. The under 18s play Belconnen United Sharks at 10am. This is followed by the Women’s League Tag at 11.20am also against the Belconnen United Sharks.

The reserve grade fixture is scheduled for 12.20pm and the first grade game starts at 2pm. The firsts have only won two of their first six games. The injection of Tyler Cornish into the side has lifted the players determination and looks to strengthen the side.

Goulburn Swan’s AFL side had a huge away win last weekend against the Googong Hogs 190 to 50.

This Saturday, they are away again, travelling to Snowy Oval to play the Southern Cats. The game starts at 2pm.

Goulburn’s Dirty Reds Rugby Union Club has this weekend off to recuperate from two tough matches against Wests because of the unavailability of ADFA. This game has been deferred and they will play for double points later in the season.

BROUGHT DOWN: Goulburn Workers Bulldogs' hooker Blake Hewitt is taken around the upper body by two of the Queanbeyan Roos, in the Bulldogs' last home game. Photo: Darryl Fernance

BROUGHT DOWN: Goulburn Workers Bulldogs' hooker Blake Hewitt is taken around the upper body by two of the Queanbeyan Roos, in the Bulldogs' last home game. Photo: Darryl Fernance

Coach Ben Pearson said last weekend the Dirty Reds struggled for numbers at Jamison Oval. “While we won 34 to 17 in seconds we went down in a close but very tough contest in firsts 22 to 17,” Pearson said.

“Next Saturday May 27 we are back home for our reunion weekend. We will be playing Young with games starting at 12.45pm for seconds and 2pm for firsts.”

On Sunday Poidevin Oval will host the ACT under 16s  representative side against Illawarra with Harry Newby lining up in the number nine jersy (open side flanker). Harry is the son of Dirty Reds first grade captain Boyd Newby. The under 16s game is scheduled for 2.30pm with an under 15s game before it at 1.15pm.

In Capital Football (soccer) on Saturday, the Goulburn Strikers run onto Strikers Park (the PCYC oval), at 3pm looking for a win against Belconnen.

 On Sunday the Strikers division one women’s team plays UC Pumas at 2pm at Wanniassa.

Saturday, at Cookbundoon Sports Field one, GWC Stags division two side plays Belsouth at 1pm. while their division four side takes on ANUFC on Cookbundoon field two.

At Goulburn’s hockey field on Saturday Old Canberrans will clash with the Goulburn men’s Capital League side at 3.30pm.

If you have never seen a live hockey game do yourself a favour and head up to Finlay Road to watch this fast, stealthful contest. Olympian Glenn Turner is a member of the Goulburn men’s team.

Goulburn Women take on Old Canberrans in their division one contest on Sunday at 1.30pm also at the Goulburn Hockey Centre.

Southern Tablelands Football Association games on Saturday

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  • 01:00pm All Age Men MBK United SC VS Crookwell SC Griffins Cookbundoon 3
  • 01:00pm All Age Men Marulan FC VS Croowell SC Red Marulan
  • 03:00pm All Age Men Goulburn Workers FC VS Soldiers SC Yellow Cookbundoon 1
  • 03:00pm All Age Men Goulburn Stags FC '97 VS Goulburn Stags FC Cookbundoon 2
  • 03:00pm All Age Men Soldiers SC Gold VS Soldiers SC Green Cookbundoon 3
  • 01:00pm All Age Women Goulburn Workers FC VS Soldiers SC Cookbundoon 4
  • 03:00pm All Age Women MBK United SC VS Goulburn Stags SC Cookbundoon 4 All Age Women Marulan VS Bye
  • 09:00am Under 13 Goulburn Stags SC Sky VS Goulburn Workers FC Cookbundoon 3
  • 09:00am Under 13 Marulan FC VS Goulburn Stags FC Blue Marulan
  • 10:00am Under 13 Crookwell SC Griffins VS Goulburn Stags FC Black Crookwell
  • 11:00am Under 13 Trinity FC VS MBK United SC Cookbundoon 2
  • 11:45am Under 13 Crookwell SC Red VS Soldiers SC Crookwell
  • 09:00am Under 15 Soldiers SC VS Goulburn Workers FC Cookbundoon 6
  • 11:00am Under 15 Marulan FC VS Crookwell SC Marulan Under 15 Trinity VS Bye
  • 11:00am Junior Matildas Goulburn Stags FC Purple VS Goulburn Stags FC Pink Cookbundoon 8
  • 12:00pm Junior Matildas Goulburn Stags SC White VS Goulburn Workers FC Matildas Cookbundoon 8

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