Australia have completed an undefeated run in the under-23 Commonwealth Championship, holding off Tonga to win 14-8 and secure the gold.
U23 Commonwealth Championships 2018
Dolphin Stadium, Redcliffe – Saturday, 24 February
Scotland 16 (Davey Dixon, Ali Olivier, Curtis Faughlin tries; Matt Hogg 2 goals) def. Papua New Guinea 14 (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, Tom Amone, George Ili tries; Netane Masima goal) def. Fiji 6 (Penaia Aeveltue try; RT Timoti goal).
Bowl Final (7th place game)
England 14 (Gregory Howland, Liam Quinn, Tyler Spence tries; Owen Restall goal) def. Papua New Guinea 0.
Shield Final (5th place game)
Scotland 16 (Matt Hogg, Davey Dixon, Luke Westman tries; Matt Hogg 2 goals) def. Wales 10 (Paul Edwards, Karlin Claridge tries; Paul Edwards goal).
Bronze Medal game
Samoa 20 (Nathan Leatigaga, Arthur Crichton, Alex Seve, Charlton Schaafhausen, Frank Toomalatai tries) def. Fiji 6 (RT Timoli try; RT Timoli goal).
Gold Medal game
Australia 14 (Conor Carey, Jade Anderson, Kotoni Staggs tries; Luke Sharpe goal) def. Tonga 8 (Isileli Uilou, Addison Demetriou tries).
1st Australia (Gold)
2nd Tonga (Silver)
3rd Samoa (Bronze)
5th Scotland (Shield winners)
7th England (Plate winners)
8th Papua New Guinea
|Top try scorers||Top point scorers|
|7 Addison Demetriou (Tonga)||28 Addison Demetriou (Tonga)|
|5 Frank Toomalatai (Samoa)||24 Kotoni Staggs (Australia)|
|4 Corey Allan (Australia)||22 Matt Hogg (Scotland)|
|4 Paul Momirovski (Australia)||20 Frank Toomalatai (Samoa)|
|4 Kotoni Staggs (Australia)||18 Corey Allan (Australia)|
|3 Jade Anderson (Australia)||16 Paul Momirovski (Australia)|
|3 Curtis Faughlin (Scotland)||16 RT Timoli (Fiji)|
|3 Paul Nelson (Papua New Guinea)||14 Jade Anderson (Australia)|
|3 Liam Silver (Wales)||14 Paul Nelson (Papua New Guinea)|
|3 RT Timoli (Fiji)||14 Luke Sharpe (Australia)|