By Lawrence Machado
The Hills Bulls are enjoying their best start to the Ron Massey Cup rugby league season with a perfect record after five matches.
The Bulls scored a tough 28-16 win over Blacktown Sea Eagles to secure the Nathan Gremmo Memorial Shield in front of a huge home crowd last weekend.
The Bulls led 14-10 at half time at Crestwood Oval. Josh Benjamin and Josh Lewis converted two tries each with the latter also putting over a penalty and two field goals.
Bulls’ skipper Tim Robinson received the Gremmo Shield from Hills Mayor Dr Michelle Byrne. Club president Michael Gremmo spoke and presented jerseys to the players before the match, which is one of the highlights of the season for the club.
“It was a very physical and tough game because Blacktown included two players from a higher grade to strengthen their side,” Withers said. “It was an emotional win for us because many of the boys had known Nathan and Michael’s speech provided an extra incentive for them. This is the club’s best start; I am very happy we won and had no injuries.”
On Sunday, which is Anzac Day, the Bulls take on defending premiers Wentworthville Magpies at Ringrose Park at 3pm.