East Campbelltown Eagles seal big victory on the road

The East Campbelltown Eagles have bounced back from last week's loss to seal a solid win on Sunday.

The Eagles secured an impressive 32-18 victory over the Asquith Magpies at Asquith in round 15 of the NSWRL Sydney Shield competition.

Asquith scored first to take a 6-0 lead after 10 minutes.

East Campbelltown then started to dominate play with Brett and Grant Lahey, Shannon Gallant and John Da Silva all scoring tries.

Both teams lifted with some huge hits after the break, but it was Kobi Chamberlain who scored first for East Campbelltown.

Gallant's conversion stretched the lead to 26-12.

Filling in as half back, Gallant then crossed for his second try and his conversion took the Eagles out to a 32-12 advantage with 20 minutes left.

Tempers started to fly, with Gallant and an Asquith player sent to the sin bin.

Eagles' player Amanono Tovio was then also sent to the sin bin with 10 minutes left.

Asquith captalised, scoring with a few minutes remaining to cut the final deficit to 32-18.

Da Silva and Grant Lahey received the Eagles' man of the match and players' player honours respectively.

Shannon Gallant, Brett Lahey, Kobi Chamberlain and Amanono Tovio were among East Campbelltown's other standouts.

Eagles coach Richard Barnes said he was very proud of his team's effort.

"We had a few guys out injured with a lot of positional changes today, but the guys played great," he said

"Asquith threw a lot at us today and we responded well."

East Campbelltown have a bye round this week before taking on the Belrose Eagles on Sunday, July 7 at Waminda Oval.