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Baker boys: Father and son to play Group 16 Grand Final together

August 25, 2023 8:36 am in by

A special father and son moment will take place on Group 16 Rugby League Grand Final Day in Bega on Sunday.

Long term stalwart of Group 16, Neil Baker will have the opportunity to play alongside his son Harrison in the Reserve Grade Grand Final when the Eden Tigers take on the Tathra Sea Eagles.

Previous president of Group 16 Minor League, life member of the Eden Tigers and a part of the referee association for many years, Neil has achieved almost everything there is to in the game locally, including playing 17 seasons and winning 7 trophies however running out on the Bega Rec Ground alongside his boy on Grand Final Day will surely top that list.

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Harrison is no stranger to the rugby league scene either, being involved with the Eden Tigers since he could walk and holding the same strong values as his father, not only as a player but also as a referee.

Congratulations Neil, Harrison and the Baker family, enjoy the special moment.

The Ladies League Tag between the Bega Chicks and the Tathra She Eagles will get Group 16 Rugby League Grand Final Day underway from 9-30am on Sunday.

The Bega Roosters take on the Merimbula-Pambula Bulldogs in Under 18’s action from 11am.

AS mentioned above, Eden will do battle with Tathra in the Reserve Grade from 12:45pm.

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And the highly anticipated Group 16 First Grade Men’s Grand Final between the Merimbula-Pambula Bulldogs and the Tathra Sea Eagles will be played from 2:45pm.

Gates open from 8:30am Sunday.]

Images: Group 16 / Eden Tigers

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