The Wingham Tigers Under 18s were at home again on Saturday afternoon in the final game of the regular season against the lowly placed Forster Tuncurry Hawks.
An early break by Will Gee down the left side resulted in a try to Jarryd Gibson, converted by Hayden Essery.
Minutes later the scores were level at 6-6 with a try by the Hawks following a missed tackle.
Just before the first break, Jarryd Gibson made it a double. Hayden Essery added the extra points for a 12-6 lead.
Right after the break, Sam McIntosh scored in the corner.
Then just before half time, the visitors were rewarded with another try to make the score 16-10 at the main break.
Early in the second half, Will Gee scored beside the posts from a scrum win. Hayden Essery had no problems with the conversion.
Midway through the final quarter, Jarryd Gibson made it a hat-trick of tries, making the final score 26-10.
The Tigers head to Port Macquarie for the semi finals on Sunday afternoon in a sudden death match.
Wingham 26 defeated Forster Tuncurry 10 (Jarryd Gibson 3, Sam McIntosh, Will Gee tries, Hayden Essery 3 goals).