16-year-old prop David Taylor scored three block busting tries in a second half which seen the Fitzroy-Gracemere Sharks pile on 24 unanswered points.
Sharks half Yoran Major also had an impressive game scoring a try and kicking four goals from four attempts. Some of the goals were kicked from difficult positions.
Central Highlands went into the break 26-6 up but it was all the Sharks in the second half and they run out 30-26 winners in a very entertaining clash showcasing some of Central Queensland's brightest up and comers.
Both sides scored five tries each but Major's goal kicking and Taylor's dominance were the difference in the end.
Taylor looks like a strong prospect and the Cowboys have done well to spot him early and sign him to a scholarship.
FITZROY-GRACEMERE SHARKS U-19s 30 Tries: D. Taylor (3), Y.Major (1), D.Bailey (1) Goals: Y.Major (4), M.Smith (1)
defeated CENTRAL HIGHLANDS U-19s 26 Tries: T.Fitzgerald (2), H.Watkins (1), B.Jackson (1), M.Carvosso (1) Goals: C.Rhoden (1), M.Carvosso (1), T.Fitzgerald (1) Venue: Browne Park Date: Sat Feb 5 4:30pm Half time: Central Highlands 26-6
New to Harko's Bargain Warehouse this week are "Raging Bull", the 1994 Official Rugby League Yearbook and North Queensland Cowboys collectables. In the coming weeks Harko's Bargain Warehouse will be releasing Central Queensland Comets merchandise and more North Queensland Cowboys collectables. Stay tuned for more.