East Campbelltown Eagles suffer first loss of 2019: Photos

The East Campbelltown Eagles have experienced their first loss in 2019.

The Eagles and Cabramatta Blues Two battled it out for top spot on the NSWRL Sydney Shield ladder at Waminda Oval on Sunday.

The teams were neck-and-neck for most of the game, with the Eagles eventually falling 32-18.

It took the Eagles just four minutes to score first, with Samuel Ioane diving over.

Sean Connor's conversion attempt bounced back and the home side led 4-0.

Cabramatta replied to level the score after 20 minutes, before Craig Moustakas crossed in the corner to give the Eagles an 8-4 lead.

The Blues again dived over to level the score at 8-all at half time.

East Campbelltown started the second half well with Amanono Tovio crossing out wide to give his side a 12-8 advantage.

However, Cabramatta charged ahead in the next 15 minutes, scoring three tries to take a 26-12 lead.

A Shannon Gallant try gave the Eagles a sniff at 26-18 with 10 minutes remaining, before Cabramatta scored to round out the 32-18 margin.

Brett Lahey received the Eagles' man of the match award while Amanono Tovio was named players' player.

Other standouts were Alex Potifara, Vince Ripepi and Tom Morrison.