The Hamilton Hawks showed early dominance against Merewether Carlton, who were unable to get out of first gear in Saturday’s game at Passmore Oval. At half-time, the Hawks were leading 12-0.

The Greens woke up in the last quarter of the match, clawing back with successive tries to Chicky Sykiotis and Sam Rouse, with Tom Newman bolting down the field to crash over for the winning try. The final score had the Greens taking out the match winning 21-19, leaving them undefeated so far this season.