Beaudesert Kingfishers and Jimboomba Thunder reunite for season, Reece Gorman named Best and Fairest at Adrian Vowles Cup

SCORE: Beaudesert Kingfishers and Jimboomba Thunder have joined forces for another season
SCORE: Beaudesert Kingfishers and Jimboomba Thunder have joined forces for another season

BEAUDESERT Kingfishers and Jimboomba Thunder have joined forces for another season to mentor and develop local talent in a division one team.

The U14 team hopes to keep local talent local.

The boys are guided by Nathan St Ledger of Jimboomba Thunder and Scott Bannan of Beaudesert Kingfishers who lead the boys in 2020, finishing fourth on the ladder in the division one Gold Coast competition.

The team traveled more than 1500kms to Charleville, to play in the leading pre-season competition, the Adrian Vowles Cup last weekend.

The official opening ceremony was held on Friday night with the man himself, Adrian Vowles on hand to meet the boys, offering guidance and advice throughout the weekend.

The Beaudesert-Jimboomba team started off with a bang on Friday defeating Mitchell 24-0.

Reece Gorman scored three tries in five minutes.

Next to be taken down was the local Charleville team, Western Ringers 16-0.

After day one Beaudesert-Jimboomba finished in the lead with Mackay Brothers, both with 40 points for and 0 against.

The boys stayed on their winning streak on day two defeating South Burnett 8-4.

The team conceded a single try by South Burnett. These would end up the only points scored against the team all weekend.

Beaudesert-Jimboomba went on to beat South Toowoomba 12-0 and managed to draw 0 with Toowoomba Valleys.

The game was a high intensity round with a competitive attack and defence from both teams, and not a try scored.

After an action packed weekend the boys finished fourth on for and against points seeing Mackay Brothers and North's Brisbane go on to play the final match on Saturday night at the Charleville Showgrounds.

Kevin Wani of Beaudesert Kingfishers and Reece Gorman of Jimboomba Thunder.

Kevin Wani of Beaudesert Kingfishers and Reece Gorman of Jimboomba Thunder.

Reece Gorman was awarded the Best and Fairest title for his impressive efforts all weekend.

The teams performance across all U14 teams was further recognised with two players named in the U14s Dream Team side.

Kevin Wani of Beaudesert Kingfishers for his fancy footwork cutting great breaks.

Reece Gorman of Jimboomba Thunder who was solid in attack and defence through out the competition.

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