Cowboys A-grade side shows how it's done in Gatton
RUGBY LEAGUE: The trip up the highway to Gatton has ended in the best way possible with a barnstorming win to the Warwick Cowboys A-grade side, running away with the game in the second half.
In the game at Cahill Park, the Cowboys got the scoring under way with a try to Joey Fuimaono in the 16th minute.
The try was converted by Michael Bloomfield but within ten minutes Gatton had responded with two tries, taking their lead to 10-6 before Cowboy Craig Donn scored with five minutes left in the first half.
Trailing 12-10 coming out for the second half, the Cowboys were put under early pressure when Gatton converted a try just minutes after play resumed.
But from that point it was all Warwick, from 18-10 down, they stormed back to pile on 28 unanswered points to lead Gatton 38-18 with a minute remaining on the clock.
Gatton ran in a consolation try just before the siren to see a final score of 38-22 to the Cowboys.
Declan McLoughlin scored two tries in the second half while Joey Fuimaono, Craig Donn, Ben Sullivan and Josh Cruice all put their names in the scorebook with a try each.
Captain Mick Bloomfield kicked five goals for the afternoon to help his team to a convincing and pleasing win.
In the other matches, The reserve grade Cowboys had a narrow loss, going down 22-20 in their clash.
Cowboys second division team went down 42-16 and the under 18 side were beaten 38-20 by the young Gatton side.