Cowra gets ready to box with Kangaroos

Beau Robinson might be in town tonight for Sportsperson of the Year, but the Dubbo Kangaroos Director of Coaching will be all business when the Cowra Eagles host the team at the Cowra Rugby Grounds on Saturday afternoon.

The Eagles will be looking to get back on the winner's ledger as well as reclaim second spot on the Blowes Clothing Cup ladder after a disappointing pre-bye loss to the Bathurst Bulldogs. Joe Dakuitoga and Sailasa Taueki after taking part in a last week's Central West NSW Country triumph

Meanwhile Dubbo, who feature the likes of Shaun McHugh and Mark Baldwin, will be looking to work their way back towards the top three in the second half of the year.

Saturday's match kicks-off at 3.15pm.

Earlier in the day, and with the boon of having a player - Becky Eastaway - who took part in the Central West women's undefeated run at NSW Country Championships, the Cowra-Canowindra combined team will look to test themselves against the Kangaroos at 2pm at Tom Clyburn Oval.

The Python-Eagles will be looking to put up a competitive effort after forfeiting against the Bathurst Bulldogs in their last game before the bye, while the Kangaroos women will be looking to continue with winning form after defeating the Forbes Playpi 38-21.

There will also be live music and dinner available for attendees at the match, which is part of the Canowindra Python's sponsor's day celebrations.