News from the FOGS competitions
FOR the second time this season, the Redcliffe Dolphins have come away victorious against an intimidating Easts Tigers side.
The Dolphins were able to secure a win in round 8 against the Tigers, with all the pressure mounting on Easts to continue their FOGS Cup success by securing a home game win in round 16 last weekend.
However, top of the table Easts were unable to hold out a determined Redcliffe side at Langlands Park with the scoreboard reading 14-12 at full time.
All three tries for the Dolphins came from the centre pairing of Brett Coutts and Adam Jeffery, with Coutts scoring a double.
Other FOGS Cup results from the weekend saw Todd Murphy from Norths Devils snatch a hat-trick against Souths Logan Magpies as the Devils raced home with a solid 27-20 win at Brandon Park on Saturday.
In the game between the Wynnum Manly Seagulls and the Ipswich Jets, the Seagulls were able to secure a 30-20 win at the North Ipswich Reserve with Kurt French successfully converting the Seagulls five tries.
The next round of the FOGS Cup will see the Ipswich Jets take on last-placed Souths Logan Magpies at the North Ipswich Reserve with the Magpies desperate to end their five-week losing streak.
On Sunday, its a top of the table clash between the Norths Devils and the Easts Tigers at Bishop Park.
If the Devils are able to secure a win this weekend against Easts they will jump to the top of the table over the Tigers who currently sit on 26 competition points.
Redcliffe will return to Dolphin Oval for round 17, hopeful of securing a home ground win over the Seagulls.
In round 16 news from the FOGS Colts competition, the game between the Ipswich Jets and the Toowoomba Clydesdales resulted in a 24-all draw at North Ipswich Reserve.
Players from both sides who had successful games included Christopher Gelhaar who scored a double for the Clydesdales and Mitchell Tuite who converted all four tries for the Jets.
The Tweed Heads Seagulls had one of their best wins of the season on Saturday against the Souths Logan Magpies with the Seagulls running in seven tries to the Magpies three, taking the final score to 36-18.
At Stockland Stadium on the Sunshine Coast, the Norths Devils ran away with a 26-18 win over the Sunshine Coast Sea Eagles.
Michael OKeefe continued his try scoring reign for the Devils while Kabe Bacon had a successful afternoon with the boot converting all three tries for the home side.
Easts and Redcliffe toughed it out at Langlands Park with the full time score locked at an 18 all draw while the Wynnum Manly Seagulls defeated the Burleigh Bears 28-20 at BMD Kougari Oval.