RODEO: One-tonne bucking bulls turned heads and kids had a crack at being cowboys at the annual Condamine Bell Rodeo at the weekend.
Hundreds of participants and spectators from as far away as the Northern Territory descended on Condamine, usual population 400, to catch all the thrills and spills in the rodeo ring.
The two-day event was action-packed with the Saturday night bull, saddle and bareback rides, as well as rope and tie, steer wrestling, undecorating, breakaway, team roping and plenty of fun for the junior cowboys in bull, steer and poddy rides.
Saddle ride: Jake Moffatt 70 points
Open bull ride: Joshua Jones 75 points
Rope & tie: Mitch Eastwell 9.761sec
Barrel race: Cheyene Whitwell 16.173sec
U18 barrel race: Brooke Read 15.980sec
Team roping: Mitch Eastwell (header) and Brock Eastwell (heeler) 6.426sec
Novice bull ride: Ty Thomson 68 points
U18 bull ride: Zane Hall 69 points
Steer undecorating: Cheyene Whitwell 2.453sec
Breakaway roping: Cheyene Whitwell 2.234sec
U12 poddy ride: Dylan Meech 57 points
U15 junior steer ride: Lleyton Browne 64 points
Steer wrestling: Peter Barber 4.294sec
Bareback ride: Bevan Brown 71 points
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