Fierce ac­tion at weekly touch comp

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TOUCH FOOTBALL

THE weekly touch football com­pe­ti­tion is heat­ing up as all teams de­liv­ered top per­for­mances at the Whit­sun­day Sports Park on Mon­day night.

In A grade Air­lie Mixed went down to Go On Then who ran away with the game 8-3.

Ray White dom­i­nated the Box Heads post­ing an im­pres­sive 12-6 over the side and Whit­sun­day Food was on fire tak­ing out Real Deal 5-2.

In B grade Jets de­feated The 140’s in a clean vic­tory 6-3, Amal­ga­mated edged out the cur­rent B grade lead­ers Eclipse in their close clash win­ning 5-3 and Hardly Nor­mal saw off Hamorent 4-2.

Pow­ered By Mur­phy and The Cop­per’s Team, now re­named Wolves, made the most of their bye with both teams back in ac­tion next week.

Go On Then has con­tin­ued their run at the top of the A grade lad­der, ahead of Ray White while Eclipse is on the top of their leader board for B grade, fol­lowed closely by Amal­ga­mated.

Touch football play­ers from across the state will be go­ing head-to-head at the Whit­sun­day Sports Park for the Whit­sun­day touch gala on Satur­day, Septem­ber 14.

Regis­tra­tion for the gala event will re­main open un­til Thurs­day, Septem­ber 12.

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

Whit­sun­day Touch As­so­ci­a­tion is plan­ning to start a ju­nior touch football com­pe­ti­tion in the fi­nal school term from 5pm to 6pm ev­ery Mon­day.

The com­pe­ti­tion will be open to all stu­dents from Year 1 through to Year 8.

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