SEASON OPENER: The South Burnett Saints against the Goondiwindi Hawks in round one of the AFL Darling Down 2019 season.
SEASON OPENER: The South Burnett Saints against the Goondiwindi Hawks in round one of the AFL Darling Down 2019 season. Claudia Williams

GALLERY: Saints face tough conditions in opening round

THE South Burnett Saints faced tough conditions in their opening round game against country rivals the Goondiwindi Hawks at Lyle Vidler Oval.

The visitors proved to have the winning edge in the AFL Darling Downs match defeating the Saints 20.12.132 to 6.6.42.

The Saints will travel to take on the Highfields Lions next week.

See photos from the round one game in the gallery below.