Ref disallows last-gasp try
SOUTH Tweed strengthened their position in the five but Bilambil were again forced to share top spot after mixed results for the Tweed teams in round 10 of the Gold Coast Rugby League yesterday.
While the Koalas handed Beaudesert a 56-8 thrashing, the Jets went down 18-16 to Parkwood after opting to go for the try instead of the draw when awarded a penalty 15 metres out right in front with two minutes remaining.
“We went for the win and it didn’t work out,” coach Troy McCarthy said. “We got the ball over the line, but the referee disallowed the try.”
The referee’s decision allowed for reigning premiers Southport to climb level with Bilambil after annihilating Tugun 42-6.
Elsewhere, Runaway Bay battered Burleigh 58-4 and Currumbin embarrassed Hinterland 90-0.