Bears take 20-point win over Narrabri in Group 4 First Division under 18s grand final | Photos

The North Tamworth Bears proved too strong in the Group 4 First Division under 18s grand final against Narrabri.

While the Blues put the first points on the board, the Bears rumbled back into the match before running away with a 38-18 victory.

Max Altus continued his impressive try-scoring record for North Tamworth – he’d scored nine tries from five matches heading into the game – with a hat-trick.

Lachlan Wheeler, Jarrod Peachey and Jack Patterson also scored tries for the Bears while Toby Linehan, Nicholas Willoughby, Damon Steel and Jess O’Neil grabbed four-pointers for the Blues.