August 13, 2013
The South Burnett Thrashers’ 2013 rugby union campaign has come to a close after a bruising encounter against a strong Condamine side in Kingaroy on Saturday afternoon.
The low-scoring match – the final score was 9-5 – highlighted the defensive strengths of the South Burnett side which successfully protected their line for the full 80 minutes.
Condamine’s only points came from a penalty kick and a drop goal, booted from about 40m out.
The Thrashers’ points came from a try to hooker Joel Wolski.
Club president Shane O’Malley said he was very proud of the team.
“The boys played exceptionally well,” he said.
Shane said it was the best season in B Grade that the club had enjoyed and provided a firm foundation to build upon for next year.
He was also very appreciative of the support the club had received this year.
A good crowd rolled up to St Mary’s Oval for the critical match.
“It was the best crowd all season,” Shane said.
“We really appreciate the great support we received.”
Best players for the Thrashers were fly-half Pierre Gorka, Joel Wolski and Scott Sims in the back-row.
After the main match, an Over-35s game was played between the South Burnett Bashers and the Condamine Codgers.
“It was a bit of fun but it was good to see that it spurred some competition,” Shane said.
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Round 18 Results
Bears 21 Goondiwindi 32
Highfields 12 Dalby 88
USQ 60 Roma 26
South Burnett 5 Condamine 9
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