Best player winners at the under-43kg rugby league carnival include Noah Tuckwell (Cunnamulla) and Ziggy Pidgeon (South Burnett).
Best player winners at the under-43kg rugby league carnival include Noah Tuckwell (Cunnamulla) and Ziggy Pidgeon (South Burnett). Gerard Walsh

Costello shines in tough defeat for home team in carnival

RUGBY LEAGUE: Warwick and Southern Downs went down 22-10 to Wynnum in its third game in the zone 5, under-43kg rugby league carnival at Father Ranger Oval yesterday morning.

Five-eighth Bevan Costello was chosen by the Wynnum team as the best for Warwick and Southern Downs. Nicholas Sweet and Brae Williams also impressed for the home side.

South Burnett scored a 28-6 win first up on Tuesday against a Cunnamulla team which included seven players from the Warwick area.

Balonne Barwon won 16-14 against near neighbours Western Downs.

The Macintyre team from the Goondiwindi Regional Council area won 12-0 against Central Downs in the last game in round 3. After three rounds, Macintyre and Wynnum were the only unbeaten teams.

Today the annual athletics carnival will be held at Father Ranger Oval from 9am to 11.30am.

Tomorrow, Warwick will play Western Downs in its first game at 9am. Central Downs come up against Wynnum at 9.50am. Balonne Barwon and South Burnett play at 10.40am and Macintyre is drawn to play Cunnamulla in the final morning games.

Four round 6 games will be played tomorrow afternoon. Round 7 is on Friday morning and then the game between City and Country is at 12.30pm just before presentations.



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