• Walgett Aboriginal Connection went down to Redfern All Blacks. (NITV)Source: NITV
Day 3 saw some of the closest nail biting games ever to be seen at the Koori Knockouts while a home favourite saw the end to their year long campaign to win.
By
NITV Staff Writer

2 Oct 2017 - 8:59 AM  UPDATED 2 Oct 2017 - 8:59 AM

Day 3 of the Koori Knockouts did not disappoint as fans watching were treated to some amazing men's round two and three games. Crowd favourite, 2016 winner and the team tipped to win the Redfern All Blacks were knocked out by underdogs Combined Countries in the upset of 2017. Here are the scores and the highlights of the day:

 

Men's Comp:

Round 1:

Queanbeyan Canberra United 10 | 12 Cabbagetree Island 2 (WINNER)

Comeback Dreaming 8 | 11 Bourke Warriors (WINNER)

La Perouse Panthers 0 | 12 Newcastle Yowies (WINNER)

Central Coast United 0 | 40 Cabbage Tree Island 1 (WINNER)

Newcastle All Blacks (WINNER) 34 | 0 Mt Druitt All Blacks

Tweed Connexions 14 | 18 Bloodlines (WINNER)

Moree Boomerangs 1 10 | 16 Waterloo Storm (WINNER)

Blacktown Western Warriors 0 | 20 Walgett Aboriginal Connection (WINNER)

Toomelah Tigers (WINNER) 18 | 12 Taree Buripi Sharks

Redfern All Blacks 1 4 | 6 Combined Countries (WINNER)

Dhinawan Birragal Toomelah 0 | 30 Nambucca Rams (WINNER)

South West Metro 4 | 20 Dindima (WINNER)

Ecovic Southern Serpents (WINNER) 24 | 12 Illawarra Titans

Campbelltown Ghosts 6 | 22 Nanima Common Connection (WINNER)

Griffith Threeways United (WINNER) 14 | 6 Kempsey United

 

Round 3:

Cabbage Tree Island 2 0 | 32 Bourke Warriors (WINNER)

Newcastle Yowies (WINNER) 18 | 16 Cabbage Tree Island 1

Newcastle All Blacks (WINNER) 8 | 6 Bloodlines

Waterloo Storm 16 | 26 Walgett Aboriginal Connection (WINNER)

Narwan Eels Gold 8 | 22 Toomelah Tigers (WINNER)

Combined Countries (WINNER) 38 | 12 Nambucca Rams

Dindima (WINNER) 22 | 8 Ecovic Southern Serpents

Nanima Common Connection 6 | 14 Griffith Threeways United (WINNER)

 

Round 4:

Bourke Warriors 4 | Newcastle Yowies 24 (WINNER)

Newcastle All Blacks (WINNER) 16 | 12 Walgett Aboriginal Connection

Dindima 12 | 14 Griffith Threeways United (WINNER)

Toomelah Tigers 16 | 16 Combined Countries (WINNER)

 

Women's Comp

Round 3:

Dunghutti Jindas (WINNER) 38 | 6 Kawal

Newcastle Emus 0 | 32 Red Belly Blacks (WINNER)

Newcastle Yowies 4 | 12 Redfern All Blacks (WINNER)

Wellington (WINNER) 16 | 10 Queanbeyan

 

Game of the day:

Game of the day goes to the match between the Toomelah Tigers and Combined Countries. The game started with Combined Countries racing out to take a significant lead leaving Tigers fans stunned. Not giving up the fight the Tigers clawed back to take the lead. Combined Countries were able to tie it all back again with a brilliant try. Watch below to see the result:

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Updates from the Koori Knockout 2017 will be online with NITV's Facebook page 29th Sept - 2nd October (Friday to Monday) and on-air on Channel 34 & Foxtel 144 1st- 2nd October (Sunday & Monday). Catch up with all the action via SBS On Demand after the broadcast.