Glen Innes residents braved apparent sub zero temperatures to watch the Magpies win the major semi-finals

Glen Innes residents braved apparent sub-zero temperatures, albeit with some clever tricks to avoid the cold.
Glen Innes residents braved apparent sub-zero temperatures, albeit with some clever tricks to avoid the cold.

Numbers might have been down on last week, but plenty of Glen Innes sports fans came down to watch the Magpies win the major semi-final at home.

With windchill, temperatures reached a positively Siberian minus 5.2 as the game started.

By the time Glen Innes won the game with a 28-12 scoreline, the mercury had dropped to an apparent minus 7.2 degrees.