Blackbutt’s Ian “Bunny” Pearce Oval hosted three South Burnett Premier League matches on Saturday. The triple header featured clashes between Wondai and Kingaroy, Nanango and Murgon, and Cherbourg and Blackbutt.
A good crowd of enthusiastic supporters filled the stand at Murgon Sportsground on Saturday and Sunday to cheer on the South Burnett U15 squad taking part in the 47th Battalion Carnival.
The hopes of the South Burnett will be resting on these young shoulders at the Wide Bay 47th Battalion Rugby League competition being played in Murgon this weekend.
The Cherbourg Hornets picked up their sixth straight win for the season – and maintained their undefeated record – by outplaying the Nanango Stags in atrocious conditions at Fred Kassulke Oval on Saturday night.
Cherbourg proved too strong for the Red Ants in their much-anticipated A Grade rugby league clash in Kingaroy
Kingaroy’s Ashley Smallwood scored four consecutive tries, and captain Matt Allen kicked five goals and scored a try himself in the Red Ants 44-16 victory over Blackbutt at TJ O’Neill Oval on Saturday.
The Murgon v Cherbourg junior and senior Rugby League games will be played at Murgon Sportsground tomorrow, not Cherbourg as has been reported elsewhere.
Nanango, suffering from a lack of match practice and still struggling to field players, were defeated 58-28 in their A Grade match against the Mustangs at Murgon on Saturday afternoon.
There was no senior Rugby League played in the South Burnett at the weekend but there was a full round of junior matches played at Kingaroy and Cherbourg:
Former Kingaroy Red Ants will be reuniting in Kingaroy on October 20 to swap yarns and spin tales of past glories on the rugby league field.
Spectators who braved the cold and rainy conditions in Kingaroy on Saturday enjoyed some of the most exciting senior rugby league played in the South Burnett this year.
Rugby League fans who attend this Saturday’s triple header of A Grade games in Kingaroy are in for a surprise when they take a look at TJ O’Neill Oval – particularly if they haven’t visited it for a while.
Rugby League fans are in for a treat this weekend with a massive triple-header being played at TJ O’Neill Oval in Kingaroy on Saturday.
The Cherbourg Hornets were just too strong at home for the Murgon Mustangs in Round 2 of the South Burnett Premier Rugby League played on Saturday afternoon.
The Round 2 rugby league clash between the Murgon Mustangs and the Cherbourg Hornets, which had been set down for Murgon, will now be played in Cherbourg.
Rugby League returned to the South Burnett with a bang on Saturday with strong performances from Kingaroy and Wondai in the A Grade.
Round 1 of the newly revamped South Burnett rugby league competition will kick off this weekend.