Popular PNG star leads the way in 88-4 win

There’s absolutely nothing to dislike about Benton Leme Pyako.

He’s a lovely kid, a gentleman and just to remind us, on Saturday he showed us he is also a bloody good footballer.

Benton, is a modest, quite guy off the field, but the Willagee Bears saw his other side on the field, as he led the Sharks to their biggest score of the year, routing the  Bears 88-4 in a one-sided NRLWA round 14 game.

We lost track of how many line breaks he had – or how many moves he quickly set in play – there was the 25m break that set up a superb try for Alestair Parmenter towards the end of the first half.

And there was another move midway through the second period.

A couple of tries for himself put icing on the cake  – as he was named game MVP at the after match presentations.

Every time the popular PNG halfback had the ball, you sensed something was about to happen and it invariably did.

He set up the first two tries of the day and was there at the end having a hand in the final score.

It was an amazing display as the Sharks now look to round out the regular season with one more win to make the finals.

Nathan Hill – nicknamed ‘Hilly Whizz’ for his mercurial display–  also had a superb day, capping it off with a crazy-maizey 50m-plus run through the Bears’ defence to score.

Parmenter scored five tries, Keiren Crowe returned at lock to score and Sean Scott ran the right edge as the Sharks warmed up for this weekend’s big game at North Beach.

OK, the opposition was not the very best, but at the end of the day you have to win, and this win and the margin it produced will give everyone a lift in training this week.

With several first teamers to return to the squad, this was also a message of intent.

After a shaky start to 2019, the Sharks are starting to find form at the right time.

Yuri Taipeta made his debut, as did Ryan Heeley and both did their jobs superbly.

Even Ian Wood, backing up from reserves made sure a couple of Bears went home with a bruise or two.

With Ellenbrook grabbing a shock win at South Perth there is still so much to play for  – another win will seal it – but with the Rabbitohs at home in the final round, we are heading for another final day showdown. Bring it on.

There were also good wins for third grade, 68-0 over Mandurah Storm, and the reserves were too strong for Kalamunda in their 40-16 victory.

  • Pictures courtesy of Nancye Perrin

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