Both Easts Tigers and the Sunshine Coast Falcons suffered losses during Round 4 of the Intrust Super Cup over the weekend.
Jets overpower Falcons in second half
A strong second half performance from the Ipswich Jets left the Sunshine Coast Falcons still looking for their first win of 2015 on the weekend.
Trailing by just eight points at half-time following a competitive opening 40 minutes of play, the Jets and exciting outside back Marmin Barba broke the game open after half-time. Three tries to Barba and one to Sam Martin during the second half allowed the visitors a comfortable buffer at the final siren.
Sunshine Coast Falcons 10
Tries: Rueben Baillie, Kem Seru
Goals: Corey McGrady 1
Ipswich Jets 36
Tries: Marmin Barba 3, Carlin Anderson, Josh Cleeland, Sam Martin
Goals: Marmin Barba 6
at Sunshine Coast Stadium.
Sunshine Coast Falcons: 1. Joe Uluibau 2. Travis Robinson 3. Callum Klein 4. Ruben Baillie 5. Suliasi Vunivalu 6. Dan Murphy 7. Cory McGrady 8. Hymel Hunt 9. Slade Griffin 10. Tom Learoyd-Lahrs 11. Kenny Bromwich 12. Jake Samoa 13. Tom Murphy (c) 14. Billy Brittain 15. Jordan Ryan 16. Jon Platt 18. Kem Seru
Ipswich Jets: 1. Troy O'Sullivan 2. Marmin Barba 3. Brandon McGrady 4. Nemani Valekapa 5. Carlin Anderson 6. Josh Cleeland 7. Dane Phillips 8. Josh Seage 9. Matt Parcell 10. Rod Griffin 11. Sam Martin 12. Kurt Capewell 13. Keiron Lander (c) 14. Gerico Cecil 15. Kurtis Lingwoodock 16. Billy McConnachie 17. Liam Capewell
Cutters too strong for Tigers in Mackay
A powerful attacking display from the Cutters hand Mackay a comprehensive 30-8 victory over Easts Tigers on Saturday night.
Jumping out of the blocks, Mackay controlled the contest for much of the 80 minutes and proved to be clinical in attack making the most of their opportunities with the football in hand to score five tries against last season's Grand Finalists.
Playing in the centres, Storm listed outside back Cameron Munster picked up one of two late tries for the Tigers which reduced the full time deficit.
Making his return to football coming back from a knee injury, Storm winger Matt Duffie got through the match unscathed for the Tigers.
Easts Tigers 8
Tries: Cameron Munster, Liam Tyson
Mackay Cutters 30
Tries: Cameron Cullen 3, Michael Sio 2
Goals: Rex Johnson 5
at Stadium Mackay.
Easts Tigers: 1. Matt Duffie 2. Richie Kennar 3. Shane Neumann 4. Cameron Munster 5. Mahe Fonua 6. Shaun Nona 7. Liam Tyson 8. Liam McDonald 9. Tommy Butterfield 10. Christian Welch 11. Dane Hogan (c) 12. Matthew Zgrajewski 13. Troy Giess 14. Jake Foster 15. Francis Tualau 16. Dean Britt 17. Brentt Warr
Mackay Cutters: 1. Sam Clune 2. Jordan Pereira 3. Mitch Day 4. Justin Tavae 5. Buchanan Rawhiti 6. Cameron Cullen 7. Rex Johnson 8. Sam Hoare 14. Michael Sio 17. Brenden Treston 11. Josh Osborne 12. Kelvin Nielsen 13. Chris Gesch (c) 15. Aleki Falepaini 16. Josh Chudleigh 10. Brad Lupi 20. Pulou Vaituutuu