Ben Bruce’s Wellington under-16s side may have fallen just short of premiership glory but he is certain the Cowboys will enjoy plenty of success in the near future.
The Wellington club may have had little luck in the two Group 11 senior grades this season but the under-18s dominated the competition on its way to winning the title while the under-14s outfit impressed when winning its grand final at Caltex Park on Saturday.
Bruce’s under-16s also made it to the biggest day of the season despite a host of injuries and Bruce said the future looks bright for his club.
“There’s a lot of talent coming out of Wellington and that’s good to see,” he said after praising his side’s efforts in the loss to St John’s.
“If we can progress that further then the future of Wellington rugby league is looking good.
“We’ve got out 14s that won, our 16s went down unfortunately but the 18s won it last week and the future is looking really good.”