ALBURY Thunder has taken out the under-12b division at the annual Riverina Schoolboys Football Carnival at Junee.
Coached by Adam Beale, the youngsters scored comfortable wins over Yenda, South Tuggeranong and Wagga Magpies.
Speedy winger Phoenix Royal scored nine tries during the carnival.
Albury Thunder sent under-7, 8, 10, 11 and 12 teams to Junee on Saturday.
Wodonga, Tumut, Cootamundra, Turvey Park, Belconnen, Cowra, Leeton, Gunghalin, Wagga Brothers, Yass, Valley Dragons, Woden Rams, Hay, Tumbarumba-Batlow, West Belconnen, Griffith, Gundagai-Adelong and Narrandera also fielded teams.
Melbourne club Werribee won an under-11 division.
The carnival has been running for 75 years with NRL players Laurie Daley and Jason Lidden playing for Junee as youngsters.