Mais Oui starts with win
Cairns reps clobbered
THE MOSSMAN Sharks’ junior rugby league has entered a national competition to win $30,000 of KooGa football gear and prove they are the most relentless team on field.
Presently coming sixth in the number of votes on facebook, the junior league is looking to get more votes to get into the top five for a fighting chance at getting their hands on $30,000 of football gear.
The two-minute video is also very AFL Cairns representatives including four Port Douglas Crocs were clobbered by the rest of Queensland Country Stockman in a one-off match in Cairns last Saturday.
All players on field were vying for a position in the Queensland Country side to compete in the Australian Country Championships.
Kurt Bradshaw, Kurt Cadman, Julius Smith and Dylan Wearmouth represented Port Douglas, along with the Cairns’ Reps coach Andy Viola, former Crocs’ coach and 2010/2011 AFL Cairns’ Coach of the Year.
Even with the fancy titles, the team lost by 10 goals in the end and Viola said the team was outplayed against the rest of Queensland.
“We were only 14 points down in the third quarter but we had a few injuries and the other side were exceptional,” he said.
“The other side was big bodied, strong, smart, efficient and played good footy, we got a bit of catching up.
“The Port boys went okay, Dylan Wearmouth was a standout playing a role he was unaccustomed to, it was good exposure for the competition and it would’ve been good to get a win.”
The Australian Championships will be held in Wagga Wagga, NSW, on July 19. entertaining, with some talented acting and good rugby, starting off with a couple of the players saying they want KooGa and finishing with scenes from their games.
Elle Brown, the mastermind behind the video had no previous filmmaking experience before creating and submitting the junior Sharks’ entry.
“The video had to show a club being relentless and we want the community to WITH a flat sea and and just a waft of air, seven yachts came to the line for the start of the eightrace Winter Series.
With two races scheduled for the day, the morning provided some challenging conditions as the boats slowly made their way to the windward mark. Even with the planned three laps shortened to two laps, only five boats recorded a finish time.
Defending club champion Port FM Mais Oui turned on a brilliant performance coming in second over the line 14 minutes behind Magic and taking first on corrected time by eight minutes.
Ice crossed third and collected second on handicap ahead of Jimmie Blacksmith in third and just 25 seconds ahead of Magic.
Ann Sea resumed her defence of the club championship leader board scoring fifth but the conditions proved to be too difficult for Indigo and Tau Ceti retiring after concluding there was insufficient time to complete the course.
The breeze had lifted by 2pm be relentless in voting for us, $30,000 is a lot of money,” she said.
“Our video is all about the community giving the kids the shirts, got a lot of good young kids playing footy and there’s someone coming with a shirt on a horse, tractor, boat - it’s really promoting Mossman to Australia.
“The Sharkies were really good, some had speaking parts and some dads are in it, it’s a fun video and different to all the to begin the afternoon race and, after recovering from a disastrous start, Magic settled into a close contest at the front of the field with Ice.
The lead changed hands several times with one close encounter on the top mark as the two yachts converged on the windward buoy.
Line honours again went to Magic holding off Ice on the final downwind run.
With the lifting breeze, the full three laps were completed by all and in a tight finish Indigo and Tau Ceti crossed just 28 seconds apart.
Corrected times gave the win to Ice followed by Jimmie Blacksmith in second and Indigo third holding off Port FM Mais Oui by 34 seconds and Magic was fifth followed by Ann Sea and Tau Ceti.
Ice leads the Winter Series on three points ahead of Port FM Mais Oui and Jimmie Blacksmith tied on five
The Winter Series continues this Saturday with Race 3. others, a lot of people said they feel like going out and playing football and were inspired after watching it.”
Search KooGa relentless video comp or go to apps.facebook.com/koogarelentless/entries and find the Mossman Sharks’ Junior Rugby League, watch the video and vote, the Sharkies need to be in the top five to be eligible to win.
Kooga shirts: Leilani Pitt, David Nellor, Ethan Pitt, Jye Hauser, Lachlan Buzza, Billy Kadwell, Kaleb Ross, Payton Adams, Lennox Schonenberger, Beau Paulke and Zac Paulke
Smooth win: Port FM Mais Oui: winner of Race 1 and defending 2011 Poseidon Sailaway Winter Series Champion and 2011 Poseidon Sailaway Club Champion