Host nation Australia celebrated a clean-sweep of the 2018 Commonwealth Championship held at Dolphin Stadium, Redcliffe.
Australia beat a gallant Tonga 14-8 in a thrilling Men’s Under 23 final, its third Gold for the Championship following the success of the Women’s and Physical Disability teams.
Australia claimed a hard-fought 14-8 win over Samoa in the Women’s final, while the PD team was awarded Gold on countback after a scoreless draw against New Zealand.
Commonwealth Championship 2018 at Dolphin Stadium, Redcliffe
Saturday 24 February
SCOTLAND 16 (Davey Dixon, Ali Olivier, Curtis Faughlin tries; Matt Hogg 2 goals) defPAPUA NEW GUINEA14 (John Ragi Jnr, Standford Talita, Dickson Amea tries; Dickson Amea goal)
WALES 10 (Liam Silver 2 tries; Paul Edwards goal) def ENGLAND 8 (Gregory Howland, Frankie Halton tries).
AUSTRALIA 18 (Michael Carroll, Paul Momirovski, Conor Carey tries; Michael Carroll, Kontoni Staggs, Luke Sharpe goals)def SAMOA 10 (Arthur Crichton, Frank Toomalatai tries; Authur Crichton goal)
TONGA 22 (Addison Demetriou, Sione Tonga, Arthor Tupou, Taealoaloa Amone, George Ili tries; Netane Masima goal)def FIJI 6 (Penaia Aeveltue try; RT Timoti goal)
ENGLAND 14 (Gregory Howland, Liam Quinn, Tyler Spence tries; Owen Restall goal) def PAPUA NEW GUINEA 0.
SCOTLAND 16 (Matt Hogg, Davey Dixon, Luke Westman tries; Matt Hogg 2 goals) def WALES 10 (Paul Edwards, Karlin Claridge tries; Paul Edwards goal)
SAMOA 20 (Nathan Leatigaga, Arthur Crichton, Alex Seve, Charlton Schaafhausen, Frank Toomalatai tries) def FIJI 6 (RT Timoli try; RT Timoli goal)
AUSTRALIA 14 (Conor Carey, Jade Anderson, Kotoni Staggs tries; Luke Sharpe goal) def TONGA 8 (Isileli Uilou, Addison Demetriou tries)
AUSTRALIA 14 (Corban McGregor, Isabelle Kelly, Nakia Davis-Welsh tries; Brittany Brearley goal) def COOK ISLANDS 8 (Kiritapu Demant, Mazelina Haurua tries)
SAMOA 20 (Maitua Feterika, Sarah Togatuki, Shontelle Stowers, Louisa Gago, Taliah Fuimaono tries) def TONGA 0.
CANADA 16 (Justine Pelletier, Andrea Burk,Tiera Reynolds, Stevi Schnoor tries) def FIJI 12 (Ema Adivitaloga, Sereama Nagatalevu, Paulini Korowaqa tries) in extra time.
COOK ISLANDS 20 (Kiritapu Demant 2, Apii Nicholls-Pualau, Kimiora Nati, Inangaro Maraeara tries) def TONGA 0.
AUSTRALIA 14 (Chelsea Baker, Nakia Davis-Welsh, Zahara Temara tries; Zahara Temara goal) def SAMOA 8 (Shontelle Stowers, Louisa Gago tries)
AUSTRALIA 0 drew with NEW ZEALAND 0
COMMONWEALTH ALL STARS 0 drew with NEW ZEALAND 0
AUSTRALIA 0 drew with NEW ZEALAND 0 (Australia declared winners of championship).