Cutters let lead slip away for Inglewood to take Memorial
INGLEWOOD won the Bob Garred Memorial Trophy with a 36-26 victory against Killarney at Charlie Andrews Oval on Saturday.
Killarney was without three players who had Outback Carnival commitments but coach Neil Parfitt said they still could have won.
"We led 26-24 with 12 minutes to go but made a couple of errors, conceded two penalties and Inglewood scored two converted tries to win," Parfitt said.
"Inglewood fullback Matt West and centre Bennett Sutton hurt us in the backs and the big Roosters forwards unloaded the ball all day."
Lock Nathan Green and five-eighth Coedie Tandy were the best of the Cutters.
Former NRL player Nick Parfitt played the whole game and scored a try after returning from injury at fullback.
There was a minute's silence before the game for team sponsor George Hancock and player Xylon Smith who both died recently, as well as Bob Garred. Players wore black arm bands.
Wallangarra scored a try eight minutes from fulltime to beat Goondiwindi Maroon 24-22 in the game at Gilbert Oval on Saturday.
The Maroon side led most of the game with prop Dexter Hutt the best.
Lock Liam McInnes also had a strong game for the younger of the two Goondiwindi sides.
Tenterfield continued its strong form with a 40-4 victory against Stanthorpe after leading 22-0 at half-time.
The Stanthorpe club has a number of injury concerns and two more players left the field on Saturday.
Tenterfield halfback Jarrod McIntosh and forward Damian Petrie led the way for the Tigers.
Steven Savio was players' player for Stanthorpe.
Inglewood 36 (Matt Gainey 2, Jayden Klein, Brent Hearne, Luke Wolff, Ian Thompson tries, Gainey 6 goals) d Killarney 26 (Nick Parfitt, Jeremy Jerome, Chris McGregor, Mick Bowman, Michael Brackin tries, Parfitt, McGregor, Jerome goals).