Jimboomba Redback Masters lose first game of season

DETERMINED: Robert Nathan kicked for the Jimboomba Redbacks on the weekend.

DETERMINED: Robert Nathan kicked for the Jimboomba Redbacks on the weekend.

THE Jimboomba Redback Masters’ winning streak has come to an end following a long run of thumping victories this season.

Burleigh claimed victory against the over 35 Redbacks on Saturday, August 4 at Henderson Park 64-22.

The Redbacks tried to recover from a slow start to the game but failed to close the gap.

Darren O’Keefe won the TJ’s Pizza Player of the week award.

The Jimboomba Seniors had better luck against Zillmere on Friday, August 3.

The Redbacks defeated the opposition 20-3.

On Sunday, August 5, the under 13 Jimboomba girls thumped Victoria Point 40-11.

It was a sweet victory for the Redback girls who lost to the same team by one point at their last clash.

Karen Knight kicked one of her longest distance goals of the season early in the game to open up a crucial lead.

Victoria Point replied with a goal, but finished the first quarter behind by one point.

The Redbacks led for the rest of the game with Emma Doyle, Ila Streeter, Chloe Levey and Teagan Dare all scoring with ease in the second quarter.

Jimboomba had a less successful third quarter but retained a commanding lead due inaccurate kicking from the opposition.

Victory was assured as Tejinder Sandhu and Emma Doyle shepherded Mackenzie Starkey who kicked two goals and one behind.

Players of the match were Ashleigh Hodges, Mackenzie Starkey, Vienna Lyons and Caroline Knight.

The under 14 Jimboomba/Greater Springfield side defeated the Moreton Bay Maroons 74-12 on Sunday.

A rare draw ensued between the under 15 Jimboomba/Greater Springfield girls and Mount Gravatt 31-31.

The under 17 Jimboomba/Beenleigh side left Yeronga scoreless with a overwhelming 33-0 win.

The Jimboomba Seniors easily defeated Zillmere on Friday, August 3 with a score of 20-3.