The St Mary’s, Clifton and Glennie Heights combined team celebrate their Broncos Cup win yesterday.
The St Mary’s, Clifton and Glennie Heights combined team celebrate their Broncos Cup win yesterday. Erin Smith

Teams celebrate Broncos Cup wins

EIGHT rugby league teams and 16 teams of netballers took their respective fields and courts to battle it out for the Broncos Cup yesterday.

The two-day competition featured students from years 6 and 7 from all primary schools in the Warwick and District area.

The first day of competition was held on April 26 followed by the final round games and grand final matches yesterday.

St Mary's Primary School, Clifton State High and Glennie Heights State School combination team claimed victory in the rugby league competition after defeating Warwick West Blue 32-20.

Third place went to a combined Allora and Killarney team, while fourth was won by Warwick West white.

Up at Barnes Park the final was played out between St Mary's Primary School yellow and Clifton State High School.

St Mary's Yellow proved the better team on the courts wining 28-0.

Players of the final in both the netball and rugby league matches went to St Mary's students.

Taegan Inmon was dubbed the rugby league player of the grand final and AJ Ryan nabbed the netball award.

Organiser Roy Nott said the competition - sponsored by the Brisbane Broncos - had been running for 10 years.

He said it was great to see many students from older year levels help out with refereeing.

Netball organiser Ange Washbourne said she had been impressed with the girls' performances.

"I have seen a lot of great sportsmanship out on the courts this year," she said.

"We did a round robin competition for the first time this year."



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