LET'S PLAY: Darling Downs got off to a good start with a an 8-6 win over Metropolitan North.
LET'S PLAY: Darling Downs got off to a good start with a an 8-6 win over Metropolitan North. Nick Inmon

Carnival kicks off to a great start

THE Vic Jensen 11 Years Rugby League Carnival kicked off yesterday with the first four games of the week-long carnival being played.

Stanthorpe Sports Association local sports coordinator Michael Jensen said day one of the carnival had been a success.

"We have 136 players from the eight teams playing," he said. "And about 500-700 people visiting as a result."

Jensen said day one feedback had been positive.

"One lady said she wished all sports carnivals were so well organised," he said. "A lot of time and effort has gone into this.

"All money raised is going towards the dressing shed project."

For photos from the carnival visit www.stanthorpeborderpost.com.au/photos

DAY ONE RESULTS

In the first game of the day, Darling Downs (tries: Macquarie Moffatt 2 and Maconal Grealy; goals: Samuel Neale, Thallis Halliday and Joshua Chappell) defeated Metropolitan North (tries: Ethan Olsen; goals: William Prestwidge) 8-6.

Capricornia (tries: Connor Claridge and Kolby Green; goals: Connor Claridge and Jackson Hoyland) defeated Wide Bay (tries: Darcey Cartwright) 12-4.

Metropolitan East (tries: Grant Tuisamoa 2, Bailey Coles and Karaitiana Morrison; goals: Riley Adams, Conor Lalor-Brennan and Wian Joubert goals) defeated South Coast 22-0.

In the last game of the day Metropolitan West (tries: Samuel Walker and Zechariah Taufao; goals: Byron Johnson) defeated Sunshine Coast 10-0.

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