04 Jun Fighting fourths
Even without their number one prop Wade Smith, fourths won 32-29 against a previously undefeated Wests outfit. Wests had some big names in Robberds, Mailei and McNamara. Queanbeyan had some big names in Rienhold, Finau and McNamara.
In the McNamara battle, the Whites sneaked the win in a very entertaining match. Malingi Finau took up the challenge and won the game with a solo try and then a penalty for a celebrated victory.
His centre brother Rienhold Kamilo made another guest appearance and added plenty while No. 8 Tim McNamara worked off some weight in an energetic display. The girlfriend was away for the weekend. Five eighth Reuben House keeps adding to his CV with a kicking display of class.
Thirds led 12-0 at the break and went on to a 31-10 rampage led by the long legged Aiden Kenworthy. Lock Jarrett Miller and fullback Ben Pattenden were also pleasing.
Meanwhile of the top field the Colts were working up a cold sweat and a score, 43-12. It was an important win for the side to move into the four. Lock Sam Coffey scored two tries and was best on field. He is not fancy, he is not fast, he is not a disco dancer but he is an old style footballer. Fullback Josh Wells did not score but he added and helped in many different ways. Keep an eye on his progress to the big time.
No. 8 Levi Goodwin-Shaw has taken a bit of time to stamp his authority and he now knows his great potential. His leadership has given the Colts the boost they needed. It was good to see Nathon Exton on the paddock and finally Jason Wirangi got the go he has deserved for some time.
Seconds won 33-10 and keep on keeping on.It was a complete performance with half Josh White and five eighth Danny Matthews in complete control. You have to love center David Kerr. He closed the opposition down in the mid field while waving to the crowd on the balcony. The try scorers-Jake Gordon, David Akkersdyk, Tani Moa and replacement Josh Wells all deserved their pie.
Again flanker Ben Boyton was a stand out as he loves it dirty. The best kicking five eighth in the club Matthews and the Jindabyne Viking David Akkersdyk were also amongst the best.