North West have had a tough start to the PSSA Rugby League Open Championships.
The championships, played at the minor league fields in Tamworth, kicked off on Wednesday with North West taking on Sydney West in the opener.
The Sydney side proved to be too good and ran away with a 42-0 victory.
After a break of a couple hours, North West hit the field again.
This time they were taking on South Coast.
South Coast also proved to be a strong side and beat North West 28-0.
The championships continue on Thursday where North West will have a chance to bounce back.
The representative side will have a busy day with three games.
The championships run in Tamworth until Friday when playoffs for minor placings, semi-finals and the final will be played.
DAY TWO DRAW
10am: v North Coast
12.15pm: v Sydney East
2.30pm: v CIS