WINS | [1982] Round 8: Penrith 23 North Sydney 16

Sunday 18th April at Penrith Park

Penrith 23 – Tries: Zivanovic (2), Flahey (1), Izzard (1), Pobjie (1); Goals: Dann (4) | North Sydney 16


Norths posted the first points with a penalty conversion, but soon after quick hands trough a backline movement finished with Eddie Flahey scoring near the corner.

Whilst a second Bears penalty reduced it to 5-4, two tries in eight minutes, the first to Brad Izzard scored under the posts and then Lew Zivanovic scored to make it 13-4.

However, the visitors once again drew back Penrith’s lead to make it 13-11 at half time.

A second try to Zivanovic 10 minutes after the resumption, which was converted by Kevin Dann made it 18-11.

The team scoring sequence continued with Norths posting a converted try to make it 18-16 heading into the final quarter of the match, but the contest was sealed with just over five minutes remaining when a Tim Sheens bust resulted in a try to replacement winger Kevin Pobjie.


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