(Photo: Erick Lucero / QRL)

Another big round of big scores in the Hastings Deering Colts. With three rounds left to play, only two teams are officially out of the finals race.

The Tigers recorded their fourth straight win and put up 70+ points for the second time this season. They sit in fifth, while Ipswich will need to will all their remaining games for a finals chance.

Brisbane 72 (S Finau 3, E Coulston 2, J Glover 2, M Beckett, J Saldanha, J Smith, T Thompson, T Veukiso, A Wallace tries; J Saldanha 10 goals) def. Ipswich 10 (K Chan-Tung, F Groth tries; N Stephensen goal) at North Ipswich Reserve.

Stat sheet
Ipswich: Benjamin Charles – 37 tackles; Flynn Groth – 134 run metres
Brisbane: Justin Smith – 36 tackles; Jonah Glover – 226 run metres; Sione Finau – 3 line breaks

Debuts: Max Banditt (Ipswich), Baptiste Fabre (Brisbane)

Townsville obliterated the Pride with a 70-point win at home, staying in the minor premiership fight. For the Pride, it was their fourth consecutive game of conceding 70+.

Townsville 76 (J Mene 3, J Yallop 3, D White 2, T Chase, L Jack, Z Lamont, W Latu, R Wavik, T Woods tries; D White 10 goals) def. Northern Pride 6 (J Henderson try; J Afoa goal) at Jack Manski Oval.

Stat sheet
Townsville: Jai Hansen – 22 tackles; Adam Mitchell – 213 run metres; Jesse Yallop – 2 line breaks
Northern Pride: Ryan Flegler – 30 tackles; Jahoiyakim Afoa – 86 run metres

Debuts: Zack LamontWil Sullivan (Townsville), Michael LallemandSamuel Long (Northern Pride)

The Devils pulled out their best performance of the season to end a five-game losing streak but will need a miracle to play finals. Souths Logan cling to eighth but have now lost four straight.

Norths Devils 52 (Z Brooks, L Burns, D Haydon, A Hinchey, K Jenkins, H Rowbotham, A Tanielu, S Taufa, T Voll tries; B Dodd 8 goals) def. Souths Logan 10 (C Eggerling, C Williams tries; B Paix goal) at Marsden State High School.

Stat sheet
Souths Logan: Callum Eggerling – 36 tackles; Ben Smith – 105 run metres
Norths: Kye Jenkins – 30 tackles; Angus Hinchey – 222 run metres

Debuts: Blake Mozer (Souths Logan), Patrick Towne (Norths)

The Capras continue their strong season and look set for their first Colts finals appearance, sitting in fourth place. The Cutters stay in 10th, just two points outside the eight.

CQ Capras 44 (W Lewis 2, O Pattie 2, M Leard-Lamont, C Lee, S McGilvray, M Tanner tries; O Pattie 6 goals) def. Mackay 30 (B Baira, F Camilleri, J Hill, A O’Donnell, K Simon, H Stocks tries; B Baira 3 goals) at BB Print Stadium.

Stat sheet
Mackay: Baden Robinson – 28 tackles; Flynn Camilleri – 147 run metres
CQ Capras: Owen Pattie – 38 tackles; Matthew Hill – 171 run metres; Marcus Tanner – 2 line breaks

Debuts: Seth McGilvrayJordan Cox (CQ Capras)

Wynnum Manly remained in first place thanks to a eight-point win over the third placed Dolphins. The victory is their 11th consecutive.

Wynnum Manly 36 (F Fa’atili, B Farr, E Malt, B Moore, S Packer, L Philp tries; L Philp 5, W Parslow goals) def. Redcliffe 28 (C Williams 2, S Elara, C Hunter, L Wilson tries; C Hunter 4 goals) at Moreton Daily Stadium.

Stat sheet
Redcliffe: Izaac Jackson – 29 tackles, 144 run metres; Levi Wilson – 2 line breaks
Wynnum Manly: Nathan Ward – 37 tackles; Luke Philp – 179 run metres; Ben Farr – 2 line breaks

Debuts: Brendon Taylor (Wynnum Manly)

Tweed ended their five-game winning drought with a victory over their local rivals. The win moves Tweed into seventh, while Burleigh sit two points outside the eight in ninth.

Tweed 32 (J De Groot 2, B Barnes, C Hodges, B Liyou, J Stewart tries; M Liles 4 goals) def. Burleigh 26 (V Sikahele 2, K Skipps 2, D Somerville tries; B Tagg 3 goals) at Piggabeen Sports Complex.

Stat sheet
Tweed: Jordan Stewart – 36 tackles; Brent Barnes – 197 run metres
Burleigh: Ben Kay – 30 tackles; Isaac Matalavea-Booth – 171 run metres; Kalani Skipps – 2 line breaks

The Sunshine Coast’s good run of form continued with a big win over the last-placed Clydesdales. The win was the fourth straight for the sixth-placed Falcons.

Sunshine Coast 50 (P McGinn 3, K Sutton 2, L Bell, L Gibbs, J Lowe, M Peut, B Woodford tries; L Bell 4, J Lowe goals) def. Western Clydesdales 12 (A Donn, C Pfingst tries; E Speed 2 goals) at Sunshine Coast Stadium.

Stat sheet
Sunshine Coast: Danny Heenan – 28 tackles; Kaleb Sutton – 247 run metres; Pat McGinn – 3 line breaks
Western Clydesdales: Darryl Erepia – 34 tackles; Lachlan Ghee – 145 run metres

Debuts: Caleb Pfingst (Western Clydesdales)

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QRL.com’s Round 14 Heavy Lifter – Kaleb Sutton: https://www.qrl.com.au/news/2022/08/09/heavy-lifter—kaleb-sutton/

Click HERE for the Hastings Deering Colts ladder

Top Try Scorers Top Point Scorers
22 Jacob Mene (Townsville) 156 Dylan White (Townsville)
14 Jaylan De Groot (Tweed) 130 Jonah Glover (Brisbane)
14 Ariki Wallace (Brisbane) 114 Cody Hunter (Redcliffe)
13 Lachlan West (Brisbane) 110 Brayden Paix (Souths Logan)
12 Mason Peut (Sunshine Coast) 100 Brenton Baira (Mackay)
11 Brent Barnes (Tweed) 98 Jack Bowyer (Wynnum Manly)
11 Sione Finau (Brisbane) 88 Jacob Mene (Townsville)
11 Luke Philp (Wynnum Manly) 86 Jye Marriott (CQ Capras)
11 Kalani Skipps (Burleigh) 80 Blayden Dodd (Norths)
10 Brenton Baira (Mackay) 78 Luke Philp (Wynnum Manly)

Round 15
Saturday, August 13
Clydesdales v Blackhawks – Glenholme, 12:30pm
Tigers v Falcons – Totally Workwear, 1pm
Jets v WM Seagulls – North Ipswich, 3pm
Pride v Tweed Seagulls – Barlow, 3:30pm
Sunday, August 14
Cutters v Bears – BB Print, 10:45am
Capras v Devils – Browne, 12pm
Magpies v Dolphins – Davies, 1:15pm


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