FINAL SCORE: Warwick wins Barrett Shield showdown
FINAL UPDATE: After a rain-soaked Barrett Shield clash, the Warwick Cowboys have run away victorious beating the Wattles 24-18.
Allora scored first early on in the first half thanks to a penalty goal, but Warwick took the lead soon after and were never threatened in a tough and physical contest.
Thanks to the wet conditions, ball control was difficult and both sides coughed up several chances to see out the full set of six tackles.
A breakaway try from Dion Galloway in the dying minutes of the match, brought the crowd into full voice and sealed the match for the Cowboys.
A late Allora try wasn't enough to stop the Barrett Shield being handed to winning captain Dylan Galloway.
Player of the Match went to the Cowboys halfback Paul Cantwell.
Despite the banter and pre-season build up, the match between neighbouring rivals was played in the good spirits crowds have become accustomed to.
UPDATE: Cowboys lead Allora 18-8 with six minutes to play in the Barrett Shield.
UPDATE: Cowboys lead 14 - 8 with seven minutes remaining in the Barrett Shield clash.
UPDATE: At half time in a very soggy Barrett Shield the Cowboys lead Wattles 10-8. First try scorer was Daniel Watson for the Cowboys.
UPDATE: Ten minutes into the A grade Barrett Shield game between Cowboys and Allora Wattles, the score is Cowboys 0 Allora 2.
Reserve Grade final score: Cowboys 22 Allora 0. Under 18s final score: Cowboys 76 Allora 6. THE 25th annual Barrett Shield match is on in a few hours at Father Ranger Oval in Warwick.
The under 18s pre-season trial match will kick off proceedings shortly at 4pm, followed by the reserve grade game from 5.30pm followed by the main event, the A-grade game for the Barrett Shield at 7pm.
Lining up for the Warwick Cowboys in A grade are:
1. Dylan Galloway (c) 2. Daniel Watson 3. Joe Fuimaono 4.Brodie Quirk 5. Mitchell Watson 6. Bradley Morrish 7. Paul Cantwell 8. Darren Pettiford 9. Mitchell McMahon 10. Lachlan Power 11. Jordyn Hogden 12. Craig Donn 13. Joshua Cruice 14. Greg Hoffman 15. Dion Galloway
Coach: Craig Mullaly
The Allora Wattles A grade side consists of:
1. Brendan Wilson 2. James Johnson 3. Josh Lucas 4. Braydon Wilson 5. Jason Wilson 6. Michael Duggan 7. Jordan Gale 8. Mitchell Duff 9. Liam Ross 10. Michael Pearson 11. Ty Gardner 12. Dale Perkins (c) 13. Jamie Abbas 14. Joe Morris 15. Costa Charalambous 16. Tim Sharpe 17. Jarred Bradfield.
Coach: Gary Lawrence
Stay tuned for live scores from 7pm.