FIRST-HALF SCORING PLAY
15min | The NSW Country Eagles opened the scoring through a try to hooker Brandon Paenga-Amosa
25min | City were awarded a penalty try as NSW Country eagles flyhalf Tayler Adams was sent to the sin bin for preventing a probable try with a deliberate knock on.
28min | The home side hit back off the restart with a rolling maul that set up Paenga-Amosa’s second try.
38min | Nick Frisby showed great vision to fire a cut out pass out to winger Junior Laloifi who simply had to catch and dive over to reduce the Eagles’ lead to 14-12.
40min | A rolling maul after the half-time hooter had sounded saw Pat Morrey dot down to give City a 19-14 lead at the break.
SECOND HALF SCORING PLAYS
43min | Paenga-Amosa crossed for his third try three minutes into the second half as the Eagles claimed a 21-19 point lead.
49min | The Eagles were awarded a penalty try in the 49th minute as Pat Morrey was sent to the sin bin for deliberately collapsing a maul.
55min | Country Eagles winger Alex Gibbon streaked away to cross for the home side’s fourth try, 35-19.
60min | A loose pass by Eagles flyhalf Tayler Adams was pounced on by Junior Laloifi and the winger showed a clean pair of heels to dive over and reduce the deficit to 35-24.
65min | Michael Gunn scooped up a sloppy five-metre lineout and dived over to make it a four-point game with 15 minutes remaining, 35-31.
73min | Tayler Adams slotted a penalty goal to extend the Eagles’ lead to 38-31
78min | Dylan Riley burst through the Eagles defence found Chris Kuridrani back on the inside as he cruised in to level the scores at 38-38.
McInnes Wilson Lawyers Brisbane City 38 (Pen try, Pat Morrey, Junior Laloifi, Michael Gunn, Chris Kuridrani tries; Jake Strachan 2) defeated The NSW Country Eagles 38 (Brandon Paenga-Amosa 3, pen try, Alex Gibbon; Tayler Adams 1 pen goal; Adams 3, Tom Hill 1 cons) at Endeavour Oval, Orange on Saturday afternoon.