Things are falling into place at the right time for the Cowra Eagles, who are now five competition points outside a Blowes Clothing Cup finals spot.
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A combination of quality mid-season recruitment and Central West Rugby Union’s decision to return points deducted for lower grade forfeits has resulted in Cowra rocketing into contention.
The Eagles knocked over Parkes 29-17 on Saturday, backing up their 50-17 win against Orange City a week earlier.
Both sides they lost to during the first half of the season.
Halfback Jimmy Montgomery starred scoring three tries, sparking a comeback at Northparkes Oval after the Eagles were behind 17-10 at the break.
Troy Hayes’ men will be tested this week, returning to the Cowra Rugby Grounds where they’ll host the undefeated Orange Emus.
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