Blacktown Workers draw 22-all with Jets in Intrust

Blacktown Workers Sea Eagles drew 22-all with the Newtown Jets in an Intrust NSW Super Premiership trial at Southern Cross Group Stadium today.

The Jets opened the scoring when second-rower Anthony Moraitis galloped over the line from a short pass for a 6-0 lead.

Blacktown Workers Sea Eagles got on the board when centre John Folau crossed over out wide to score. Half-back Kamten Cryer converted for a 6-all scoreline.

Moraitis grabbed his second try when he crossed in the left corner for a 10-6 lead to the Jets before a loose pass from the Sea Eagles saw winger Jordan Topai-Aveai race way to score. The try was converted to give the Jets a 16-6 lead after the first 40 minutes.

Hooker Joey Lussick dived over from dummy half to score. Cryer converted to leave the Sea Eagles trailing 16-12 after 45 minutes.

The Jets went to a 22-12 lead when Matthew Jurd crashed over before Blacktown Workers Sea Eagles hit back through tries to Jade Anderson and Tom Amone to make it 22-all with 10 minutes remaining. Amone finished off a nice break and offload by prop Lloyd Perrett.

The Sea Eagles showed tremendous defence to twice deny the Jets on their tryline in the dying minutes of the game.