CORRIMAL has wrapped up the men's Illawarra Touch Premier League minor premiership with one round to play in the regular season.
The Cougars remain undefeated after ending the Stingrays of Shellharbour's unbeaten season.
Down on troops, the young Stingrays battled hard early but in the end, couldn't keep up with the fast-paced Cougars.
Leading 5-2 at half-time, Corrimal went on with it int he second stanza, to run out winners 8-2 - with Braiden Hooper and Nick Loagan having strong games for the newly crowned minor premiers, while Dylan Holtom was named player of the match in a losing side.
The Cougars lock down top spot and will be the hunted come finals time.
"They're playing with plenty of confidence and a really fast-paced, up-tempo game," Stingrays skipper Tim Robinson said.
"Their team has put a lot of time and effort into getting things right and they deserve to be on top.
"They're playing some entertaining footy and everyone will definitely be after them come finals time."
Elsewhere, Helensburgh grabbed its first win of the season by defeating Dapto 6-5 and Thirroul jumped to third on the ladder with a 4-3 win over Wests.
Meanwhile, Jamberoo stayed two points clear of Gerringong in the race for the minor premiership in the women's competition thanks to a forfeit from Albion Park-Oak Flats.
The Lions were made to work for their three points with a 6-2 win over Corrimal, as Woonona edged passed Stingrays 2-1 to remain third on the ladder.
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