Warwick concedes late tries to go down to Brothers in TRL
RUGBY LEAGUE: Warwick will maintain its position in the top five despite a 30-18 loss to Brothers at Glenholme Park yesterday.
Warwick led 18-16 with 15 minutes to go but conceded three late tries to go down. The final Brothers try was an intercept on full-time.
Forwards Sam Broomhall, Brook Croft and Mick Bloomfield were three of the best for Warwick.
Like the Broncos and Cowboys in the NRL, Warwick is having a good run on the injury front and all players should be available for the game against competition leaders Souths at Father Ranger Oval on Sunday.
“Souths haven’t been beaten this season but we have the team to win but I want strong home ground support to back the Cowboys,” president David O’Leary said.
In second-division, Brothers won 50-8.
Mick Meerdink was Warwick players’ player.
Warwick won the under-18 game 26-18 with centre Isaac Chaffey the players’ player.
Centre Ian Brown was players’ player in a 32-6 victory in reserve grade.
HALF-BACK Jason Wilmot landed eight goals from eight attempts in the Wattles 36-18 victory against Goondiwindi in A-grade at Goondiwindi on Saturday night. It was the second A-grade win of the season for the improving Wattles.
Wattles led 22-10 at half-time before Goondiwindi reduced the margin to 22-18.
Wilmot kicked a penalty and then grubber kicked ahead to score himself as Wattles extended their lead to 30-18. Prop Harry Fulwood ran on to a Michael Duggan pass to score the final try from 20m.
Hooker Joe Morris was players’ player with Wilmot, Fulwood and Cameron Shannon strong. Goondiwindi won reserve grade 22-16 and the U18s was a 30-all draw.