29 May, 2023

Innisfail victorius over Atherton in Mayor’s Cup

INNISFAIL have retained the John Cole Toyota Mayor’s Cup following a commanding 46-12 win over the Atherton Roosters at Mungalli Creek Dairy Stadium on Saturday night.

Roosters forward Kaleb Dawson against Innisfail on Saturday.
Roosters forward Kaleb Dawson against Innisfail on Saturday.

 Several times the Roosters were caught short in defence whilst the Innisfail side was full of class and wasted no time to front the contest 24-0 after only 26 minutes of play. 

Tries both sides of halftime gave the Roosters some hope before Innisfail wrapped up their night with another three tries in the final 15 minutes of play. 

In reserve grade, the Roosters have now won three straight after winning a tight match 12-8 over Innisfail while the Roosters under 18 side also won 18-12. 

The Roosters ladies side won their match 22-12 after leading 8-4 at the break. FNQ rugby league premiership action continues for the Atherton Roosters against Edmonton Storm this Saturday at Petersen Park, Edmonton. 

For the Mareeba Gladiators, they will be back playing at home at Davies Park after a bye last weekend, refreshed and ready to take on Mossman-Port Douglas on Saturday. 


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