March 26, 2018

The South Burnett Eagles U18s notched up their first win of the season in the Toowoomba Rugby League competition on Saturday, claiming victory over Goondiwindi at Highfields.

It was always going to be a tough game for the South Burnett.

Goondiwindi had come off a big win in Round 1 (54-6 against Wattles) while the South Burnett side had suffered a narrow loss to Gatton.

Goondiwindi put the first points on the board with a try minutes after the kick-off, but the Eagles struck back quickly with two quick tries of their own, both converted.

Both sides scored again before the break to take the half-time score to 16-12.

Neither side troubled the scorer in the second half.

South Burnett tries were scored by Jackson Mladenovic, Nic Plint and George Fisher. Fisher kicked two goals.

Goondiwindi points came from tries to Thomas Davis and Brenton Clement; Tyran Adams kicked two goals.

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South Burnett Rugby League has announced the dates for trials for children interested in taking part in the upcoming  Under 43kg and Under 35kg zone carnivals.

The competitions are open to children born 2006-7 who weigh under 43kg; and children born 2008-9 who weigh under 35kg.

The trials will be held on Sunday (April 29) at T.J. O’Neill Oval in Kingaroy and on Sunday, May 5, at Fred Kassulke Oval in Nanango.

The Under 43kg Zone carnival will be held during the second week of the school holidays in July in Warwick.

The Under 35kg zone carnival will be in Kingaroy during the first week of the school holidays also in July.

UPDATE April 5 – Change of time and date: Trials will be held on Sunday, April 29, at 10:00am at  T.J. O’Neill Oval in Kingaroy, and then again on Monday, May 7,  at Nanango Stags at 2:00pm.

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