RD 15 Results: Burleigh Takes the Win In Men of League Round
Monday, July 18, 2022
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A hat-trick of tries to Burleigh’s Alofiana Khan-Pereira saw the home team take a 30-16 win against the Mendi Blackhawks at Pizzey Park for round 15 of the Hostplus Cup.
The visitors were in front 12-6 at half time with tries to Kalifa Faifai-Loa and Taniela Sadrugu, but three quick tries straight after half time to Burleigh saw them run away with the game.
Robert Lui scored in the 71st minute giving the Mendi Blackhawks a moment of hope, but Khan-Pereira’s try in the 79th minutes sealed the win and the important two points for Burleigh, keeping them on top of the Hostplus Cup ladder.
The Mendi Blackhawks U21s had their 10th win of the season defeating the Burleigh Bears U21s 52-18. The win keeps the Colts in second position on Hastings Deering Colts ladder.
Mendi Blackhawks Tries:
- Kalifa Faifai-Loa 20′
- Taniela Sadrugu 24′
- Robert Lui 71′
- Shaun Nona 2/3
Next week is Country Week and the Mendi Blackhawks will head to Aye to take on the Redcliffe Dolphins, 3pm at the Burdekin Rugby League Park.