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Redcliffe were defeated 20 - 12 by Brothers-Valleys in their opening trial match of season 2004.
Rob Campbell had the coaching duties for Premier Grade and had a young side at his disposal after many regular 1st graders were rested.
Brothers-Valleys led 10 - nil at half time before going ahead 16 - nil shortly after the break. Redcliffe threatened to roll over the top of the Blues with two converted tries before a late try sealed the victory for the visitors.
Brothers-Valleys 20 (McGill, Flood, Srama, Dall tries; O'Conner, Dall goals) def Redcliffe 12 (Tuouy, Anderson tries; Georgetown 2 goals)
In the A Grade game Neil Wharton had charge of the Open Trialists plus a couple of established players. In a game played in three 25min thirds Redcliffe ran out 20 - 14 winners.
Redcliffe 20 (Black 2, Green, Falls tries; Leis, Madders goals) d Brothers-Valleys 14
The Dolphins played two colts games today - the first at Ballina against Northern Rivers and the second at Dolphin Oval.
Northern Rivers defeated a Darren Smallhorne coached outfit which included several 2003 Colts 22 - 20 while Redcliffe got up against Brothers-Valleys 20 - 10. Maddison Murphy and Daniel Bennett each scored two tries against Brothers-Valleys.
Next Saturday Redcliffe travel to Ipswich to take on the Jets in three grades. Games start at 4pm at Bendigo Bank Oval.