Tom Berry features for Vic Country in national champs

Tom Berry playing for the Greater Western Victoria Rebels this season.

Tom Berry playing for the Greater Western Victoria Rebels this season.

HORSHAM Saints product Tom Berry was the sole Greater Western Victoria Rebels representative to take part in Vic Country’s opening match of the national under-18 championships on Saturday.

The side was overran in the last quarter by the Allies after leading at the last break to lose a low-scoring match 10.11 (71) to 6.12 (48).

Vic Country experienced more success in its first game of the under-16 girls national championships with a 6.9 (45) to 2.2 (14) win against NSW-ACT.

The Rebels were represented by six players in the winning team including Maggie Caris, Renee Saultis, Stephanie Glover and Isobella Robson.

The under-18 Vic boys side will travel to Adelaide to play South Australia in its next game on Saturday.

The under-16 girls will play Vic Metro in their next game as a curtain-raiser to the match between the two sides’ opening game of the under-18 girls national championships.