Newspaper article The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

Tigers Take Points in Big TRL Opener

Newspaper article The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

Tigers Take Points in Big TRL Opener

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Byline: Ben Drewe ben.drewe@thechronicle.com.au

By the clock

2min: Kyle Athorn try (S 4-0), 20min: Brad Newton try James Galligan goal (D 6-4), 30min: Marc Potter try Potter goal (S 10-6), 34min: Newton try Galligan goal (D 12-10), 38min: Nathan Murphy try Potter goal (S 16-12), 45min: Jake Wade try Potter goal (S 22-12), 67min: Murphy try Potter goal (S 28-12), 70min: Newtown try Galligan goal (S 28-18), 74min: Murphy field goal (S 29-18)

SOUTHS came out of the big round one TRL contender gauge on top but it wasn't pretty as the Tigers scored a 29-18 win over Dalby at Clive Berghofer Stadium.

Both teams were being touted as contenders prior to the season so this game loomed as an early season cracker. It was littered with mistakes and ill-discipline although that could be expected from a round one encounter.

The two teams traded tries in the first half before a try to prized recruit Nathan Murphy gave the Tigers a 16-12 lead at half-time. …

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