After capping off the 2021 NRL WA season, the Great Southern Nines in Albany will kick off the 2022 season, with the event set to take place over the March long weekend.
Hosted by the Albany Sea Dragons, the 2022 edition of West Australia’s largest nine-a-side tournament will feature clubs from across the state, with the likes of the South Hedland Cougars, Joondalup Giants and Gur Wirimalpa sides joining regular participants such as the Mandurah Storm, Sea Dragons, Serpentine Jarrahdale and defending Champions, the Fremantle Roosters.
The 2022 event is set to expand with the addition of Women’s tackle and tag competitions as well.
The 2021 Great Southern Nines was won by the Fremantle Roosters, who defeated the Western Fijians in the tournament Final. The Roosters have won the last two nines.
The tournament will kick off the 2022 NRL WA season.