Crushers flyer Jack Rowan prepares to chip over the top in their clash with the Bundaberg Turtles on Friday night.
Crushers flyer Jack Rowan prepares to chip over the top in their clash with the Bundaberg Turtles on Friday night. Gary Hutchison

Turtles looking forward after win

TURTLES captain Luke Cummins will get out his red pen for a rugby theory crash-course after a series of avoidable technical errors soured the team's 67-17 defeat of Isis Crushers on Friday night.

Cummins said there was plenty of passion, heart and brawn shown in the encounter but players let themselves down with some glaring errors around the ruck.

“We've been taking the lion's share of penalties for the past few weeks now and while we've been winning, it's something we need to work on and get right as the season wears on,” he said.

While Turtles have established themselves as the team to beat with four consecutive wins in the opening rounds of the competiton, Cummins said there was still quite a way to go for his team if it is to become a genuine premiership contender.

“The guys are going out there full of steam and giving it everything they've got but we're falling down around the ruck.”

“We need to work on cleaning up around the break downs and not giving away avoidable penalties.”

Alloway Falcons swooped upon Wests Barbarians in the second All-Safe Spring Cup fixture winning 12-5.

The Falcons backline was a dominant force in the low-scoring affair.



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