Murgon Mustangs Captain Michael Giles in between his teammates with the winning trophy.
Murgon Mustangs Captain Michael Giles in between his teammates with the winning trophy. Laura Blackmore

WINNERS: Murgon claims victory 30 years on

RUGBY LEAGUE: After a nail biting game the Murgon Mustangs were declared the winners of the South Burnett A-Grade Rugby League grand final for 2019.

At half time Murgon were in the lead over Cherbourg, 12 - 8, and managed to put away a few more tries, claiming victory with a final score of 28 -14.

WINNERS: The Murgon Mustangs won the grand final at their home ground after 30 years against Cherbourg Hornets.
WINNERS: The Murgon Mustangs won the grand final at their home ground after 30 years against Cherbourg Hornets. Laura Blackmore

Their win was made even more special as it had been 30 years since the local team had won the final at their home ground.

Murgon Mustangs captain Michael Giles was thrilled to come away with the win and credited the whole community as being a moving force behind the squad.

Murgon Mustangs Captain Michael Giles enjoying the thrill of winning the South Burnett Grand Final 2019.
Murgon Mustangs Captain Michael Giles enjoying the thrill of winning the South Burnett Grand Final 2019. Laura Blackmore

"We are such a close knit-team,” Giles said.

"Everybody is included at the club including partners, kids and our sponsors.

"It feels so good to win today at Murgon and we will be celebrating until Monday,” he said.

The Charles Ralph 'Chaz' Williams Players of the Year 2019 were awarded to Cherbourg Hornet Errol Hopkins and Murgon Mustang Barwoo Fisher.
The Charles Ralph 'Chaz' Williams Players of the Year 2019 were awarded to Cherbourg Hornet Errol Hopkins and Murgon Mustang Barwoo Fisher. Laura Blackmore

More photos to come.

Murgon Mustangs Captain Michael Giles was awarded player of the match in the South Burnett Grand Final 2019.
Murgon Mustangs Captain Michael Giles was awarded player of the match in the South Burnett Grand Final 2019. Laura Blackmore
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