Gordon beat Eastwood to be topped minor premiers

Gordon survived a late scare in opposition to Eastwood to move into the Shute Defend finals on a three-game profitable streak and seal the minor premiership.

Earlier than the ultimate spherical of the competitors, Gordon had a six-point ladder lead over Northern Suburbs but have been examined by Eastwood, who started the spherical in third, in a 29-24 win at TG Millner Subject.

Gordon's Jack Dempsey is tackled by Pat Sio of Eastwood.

Gordon’s Jack Dempsey is tackled by Pat Sio of Eastwood. Credit score:Karen Watson

Gordon got here out of the blocks strongly with three fast tries to make it 19-Zero, with Jack Dempsey scoring the third five-pointer.

As a lot as Dempsey, a member of Australia’s World Cup squad final 12 months, would like to be in New Zealand proper now with the Wallabies, he dug deep for Gordon and might be a vastly influential determine going into the finals.