WINS | [1969] Round 9: Penrith 21 Canterbury 15

Sunday 25th May at Belmore Sports Ground

Penrith 21 – Tries: McMartin (2), Bailey (1), Leary (1), Peckham (1); Goals: Steele (2); Field goals: Steele (1) | Canterbury 15


Canterbury held a 13-0 after 28 minutes, before a try to Mal McMartin made it 13-3 at half time.

The home team soon after the restart restored the 13 point lead with a try to make it 16-3.

A try to Mike Leary was the start of a 16 point burst in a 14 minute period, which also included tries to Wayne Peckham, Neil Bailey and a second to McMartin. This burst had seen the visitors run down the deficit and lead 19-16 heading into the final 15 minutes.

The only score in the final period was a field goal to Ray Steele, with Penrith recording a dramatic come from behind victory.


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