New teams en­ter touch draw

Whitsunday Times - - SPORT -

TOUCH FOOTBALL

ALL teams hit the field for an ac­tion packed evening of fast-paced touch football at the Whit­sun­day Sports Park on Mon­day.

The com­pe­ti­tion is grow­ing with two new teams Pow­ered by Mur­phy in A grade and The Cop­per’s Team in B grade join­ing the draw.

In A grade Box Heads came away with a close win over Whit­sun­day Food 4-3, Go On Then con­tin­ued their im­pres­sive form tak­ing out Ray White 10-5, and Air­lie Mixed wiped out Real Deal win­ning 6-1.

Jets de­feated Amal­ga­mated in B grade in a clean vic­tory 6-2, Eclipse edged out Hardly Nor­mal in their close clash win­ning 7-5, and Hamorent saw off The 140’s post­ing a 6-2 win.

Go On Then is on top of the A grade lad­der, ahead of Ray White while Eclipse re­mains one point ahead of Hamorent in the B grade com­pe­ti­tion.

Touch football play­ers from across Queens­land will con­verge on the Whit­sun­day Sports Park for the Whit­sun­day Touch gala day on Satur­day, Septem­ber 14.

Whit­sun­day Touch As­so­ci­a­tion pres­i­dent Mark Beale is ex­pect­ing this year’s tour­na­ment to be the big­gest and best yet and con­firmed regis­tra­tion would re­main open un­til Septem­ber 12.

Full teams or play­ers look­ing for a team can reg­is­ter at the Whit­sun­day Sports Park can­teen.

All team fees for the reg­u­lar com­pe­ti­tion are now due at $850 per team and 10 out of 12 teams have paid.

FO­CUSED: Beau Brown­ing kept his eyes on the prize at the Whit­sun­day cam­p­draft event on Satur­day morn­ing.

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