The rain caused plenty of interruptions during the Westside Hotel Dubbo Touch Winter Mixed Competition but the finals still produced some outstanding matches this week.
“The competition has once again been a close one through the season, we have unfortunately had a number of wash outs due to the persistent rain but overall we are really happy with the season,” Dubbo Touch Publicity Officer Mandy Turner said.
The A grade grand final was a close match between Fitzgerald Fencing and Regional Auto Supplies. After a drop off in extra time when the sides met in the semi-finals, the grand final went down to the wire as well but Fitzgerald Fencing scored a 5-4 win. Most valuable players of the final were Amber-Lea Ryan and Graham Robinson.
In B grade, One Mob-We run together, we die together defeated Untouchables 6-3. The most valuable players for the grand final were Dalin Smith and Hailey-May Ley-Andrews.
The C grade grand final was between Ball Busters and Choice Chimps and it was also a close fought match. Ball Busters came away with a 7-5 win with Tori Lee Canham and Ben Bruce were awarded most valuable players.
In D Grade, Smith NT Transport were too strong for Buckhobble Holsteins Udderly Awesome in the decider, running out victors 9-4 winners. Michelle Roworth and Jake Grady were the standouts.
Dubbo Hardcore and Touchwood met in the E Grade grand final in what was always going to be a close match following the tight tousles they had in the round games. Dubbo Hardcore ended up scoring a 5-4 win and the most valuable players were John Pluck and Caitlin Acheson.
The Men’s Touch Competition grand finals will be played out on Wednesday, September 28.
Registration and team nomination for both the mixed and men’s summer competitions are now open while registrations for the women’s 10 week competition will open in early October. Registration for the Summer Touch Competition closes at 5pm on Friday, September 30. Registration details can be found online at www.dubbotouch.com.