Rd 5 vs Middlemount Panthers

Tigers headed to Middlemount missing key players and returned home with a 4 point loss. Middlemounts Ryan Hansell scored of the scrum base with 47 secs to go after a controversial knock-on ruling. The converson was good which left the final score 30-26. Whilst missing key players the Tigers unearthed some good new talent. Exciting times ahead for the Tigers as the add depth to their squad. Billy Neal and Henry Watkins(vc) lead the boys well with Kyle Mattingley and Matt Langby suring up the defence in the middle and Ray Ebsworth putting his body on the line against Pathers Big Front Rowers. An unlucky loss to the see Tigers sitting 5th on the ladder after 5 rounds and will be hoping to knock over Blackwater at home next week to keep in touch with the top 4.

Top Tacklers- Matt Langby 27, Henry Watkins 24, Kyle Mattingley 23, Billy Neal 21

Top Hitups- Ray Ebsworth 17, Jordan Parekura 12, Wanui Matainavora 10, Billy Neal/Jake Madsen/Griffin Freeman/Henry Watkins 9

Points 3,2,1

3 Henry Watkins

2 Ray Ebsworth

1 Kyle Mattingley