Finals frenzy for touch teams

Finals have kicked off in the Devonport Touch Associations Mixed competition, and bodies were put on the line in Division 1.
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For the Lethal Llamas and the Harcourt Unicorns Orange there was a lot at stake andboth were playing for their lives in the competition.

Jack White, Liam Davies and Nick Potter gave it their all, trying to get the Llamas across the line and whilescores were close, unfortunately for the Llamas, the game ended8-7 Unicorns’ way.

The Renegades took on the Harcourt Unicorns Blue, and although scores at half time scores were fourall, the Renegades kept the Unicorns scoreless in the second half to claim an 11-4 win.

Mixed 2 featured a stellar match between the Crowe Horwath Crocs and Sneans.

The Sneans owned the first half, scoringseventouchdowns, whilethe second half belonged to the Crocs. After a tough battle lasting the entire game, the scores were an even eightall, requiring a drop off to break the deadlock.

As the whistle blew to recommence the game, the Crocs had the ball. With sixtouches and a penalty against the Sneans, Zara Stokes for the Crocs had the ball over the line to score.

The Sneans were given their chance to score but unfortunately couldn’t do it, so the win went to the Crowe Horwath Crocs.

The Mighty Mismanaged Mismatched Misfits claimed a victory over Moonshine, and Eloise Mulley managed to score four impressivetouchdowns assistingin the MMMM 11-1 win.

The Beavers took on the Mixed Bulls in a big game. Both teams defended well, especially the Beavers who managed to leave the Bulls scoreless in the second half and take a 4-2 win.

GAME ON: It’s finals time for touch football teams and the action is frantic.

A high scoring game between BtH and the Untouchableswas level on fourall at half time, until the Untouchables stepped it up a gear in the second half. Living up to their name again, the Untouchables managed to score fivetouchdowns compared to BtH’s two, taking a 9-7 win.

In Mixed 3 the Barbarians took on the Network, and at half time scores the Network were up 5-4. The scores were close, but the Network’s early lead gave them a 7-6 win. Both Travis Davies for the Barbarians and Joshua Jackson from the Network played impressive games, managing threetouchdowns each.

Can’t Touch Thiscouldn’t be touched as they put 10 touchdowns on the scorecard against the Devils. The Devils on the other hand, tried their hardestbut couldn’t manage any, leaving Can’t Touch This with a 10-0 win.

The Pregnant Llamas went head to head with the Harcourt Unicorns Blue in Mens A. The Unicorns played a terrific game, taking a 12-4 win over the Llamas, with the unstoppableCameron Bailey scoring seventouchdowns for the Unicorns.

The Chiefs A took on the Harcourt Unicorns Orange in a spectacular game. The Unicorns had an early lead at half time, and maintained that lead to end the game with a 7-5 win.

A huge win came from the women’s competition.

Llamas no Dramas defended and attacked well against the Robin, racking up a 15-2 win. Eloise Mulley played yet another magnificent game, using her speed and agility to grab fourtouchdowns for the Llamas.

Shaw Things enjoyed a big win over the Lady Beavers. The Lady Beavers did their best to keep Shaw Things from scoring, but it wasn’t enough, with Shaw Things grabbing an 11-2 win. Abby Goninon was outstanding, collecting a massive sixtouchdowns.

In Men’s B the Green Bulls claimed a huge 13-5 win over Moonshine, whilst the Chiefs B took a massive 15-6 win over the Crowe Horwath Crocs. Cam Maher for the Chiefs Bscored fourtouchdowns, as did Owen De Haan and Alex Reimer from the Bulls.

These great performances along with all round team work assisted in these huge wins.

It’s finals time so don’t missthe amazing action at Meercroft Park nextWednesday, Thursday and Friday.

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