The Jimboomba Redbacks seniors did the local community proud at their charity day on Saturday, running away with a 166-18 win over Collingwood Park.
Goal Kickers were T. Martin (5), R. Shaw (4), S. Trapnell (3), J. Guise (3), J. Wheeler (3), R. Madden (2), K. Watson (2), M. Dillon, and B. Tomlinson.
The charity day featured a a wide-range of activities, stalls and even demonstrations and displays all in aid of local charity Chicks Conquering Cancer.
With the full team back together, the under 15 girls were energised and pumped for their game against Zillmere, who are currently sitting at the top of the ladder.
The girls played as a team giving Zillmere a hard contest match, but it just was not enough to beat them.
There was nothing the 15s did wrong, they played as a team, fought hard and attacked the ball, even when they were were down by 12 points at half-time.
They game back out with their heads held high, ready to give Zillmere a taste of their never say die attitude. Lana Van Heerden dominated the ruck. Brodie Lee Baker, Keelie Coburn and Isobel Morris fought hard in the backline with continuous tackling to keep Zillmere’s score down.
Josii Hargreaves played out of her comfort zone in fullback and once again her speed was a weapon for Jimboomba. The girls take on Calamvale, who are second on the ladder, this Sunday at home.
The Redbacks under 13s took on Morningside this round at Jimboomba. Although the team tried hard, it was a disappointing result going down 0-2-2 to 6-9-45.
Josh Gaynor was the Flagstone Takeaway award winner as he continued to show improvement with his skills and approach to the game.
McDonald’s award winners Imogen Starkie and Ty Porter have also pleased the coaches with their determination to take on bigger opponents and win the ball around the contest.
Brothers Connor and Cooper Kihlstrom-Ballin showed ability to find the ball and compete at the stoppages to repay the faith of the coaching staff, who are proud of the development of all the players.
The other McDonald’s award-winner Dylan Brisbane played his best game of the year, continuing on the fine form he has displayed in the last month, controlling play across the backline and stepping up to inspire his teammates.
A fantastic team effort for the last home game of the year, with 17 goals kicked by eight different players and four players kicking three goals each.
Joseph Vidoni continued his dominant form, Eli Jansz displayed excellent skills, Cameron Starkey was too strong for the Beenleigh defence and was most valuable player, while Cooper Motum continued his consistent form.
Eli Pohlman received the most courageous award and Jessie McMillan worked tirelessly all day.
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