Rugby union: Noosa thrash Caloundra in Caloundra

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A nominal crowd on hand to witness Noosa defeat Caloundra to the tune of 40 points.
Image: Patrick Gillett.

Saturday, May 25, 2013

Caloundra, Queensland — Today in A-grade rugby union on Australia's Sunshine Coast, a five-try second half has seen Noosa thrash Caloundra by 40 points — 62 points to 22. Caloundra opened the scoring with a converted try but Noosa hit back with two tries of their own to lead 14–7.

Caloundra 22
Noosa 62
Lighthouse Park
Caloundra, Queensland
Australia

Noosa scored two further tries to half time while Caloundra could only score penalty goals. The half time score was 26–19 in Noosa's favour. Caloundra opened the scoring in the second half kicking a penalty goal but would not score again for the rest of the match.

The score remained steady until the final fifteen minutes. Through a combination of poor defense at times from Caloundra and expansive running rugby, Noosa was able to run in five tries, of which four were converted. Final score — Noosa 62, Caloundra 22.

In other results, Caboolture defeated University 34–10 and Fraser Coast forfeited to Nambour.


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