Queensland Wrap - Round 16

A full wrap up of round 16 of the Queensland Cup and all the scores and standings from the three grades: Queensland Wizard Cup, FOGS Cup and FOGS Colts.

Please note the Under 13 & Under 14 State Championships begin in Cairns tomorrow.


Smith Shines In Crisp Performance Saturday 05 July 2008

BURLEIGH BEARS 32 (Trent Purdon, Adam Fielder, Brent McConnell, Martin Griese, Scott Smith, John Flint tries; Nick Parfitt 4 goals) def WYNNUM MANLY SEAGULLS 12 (Shaun Daylight, Jason Moon tries; Chris Birch 2 goals) at Pizzey Park.

DIMINUTIVE Burleigh hooker Scott Smith has produced a master class on dummy half play to steer the Bears to an impressive 32-12 win over Wynnum Manly at Pizzey Park.

Smith came to Burleigh this season after a stint with the North Queensland Young Guns, and against Wynnum he produced an effort that his famous name sake, Cameron Smith, would be envious of.

That may sound like hyperbole, but looking at the statistics it is hard to remember a better dummy half performance this year.

Smith scored one try, had four try assists (Burleigh scored five tries), kicked two 40/20s and forced two line drop outs.

Burleigh coach, Jimmy Lenihan, says Smith may be the competition