Red­fern All Blacks win with lo­cal Touch­ies

Dubbo Photo News - - Sport - GE­OFF MANN MEL POCKNALL

WELLING­TON ju­nior Millie Mills’s second year play­ing with the Red­fern All Blacks at the Na­tional In­dige­nous Cham­pi­onships brought with it a win­ner’s medal. Millie’s team won the Un­der-16s against Awabakal Break­aways 4-1.

The Koori Kama Young Guns made up of lo­cals from the Welling­ton touch nurs­ery also downed Awabakal to take the 14s ti­tle 6-2.

The other three grades went to Watch The Feet (WTF) from Queens­land. The Men were led by State of Ori­gin Scott Prince who made it back-to-back ti­tles, win­ning 6-4 against the Castlereag­h All Blacks.

WTF de­feated Nigel’s War­riors 7-1 to claim the Women’s tro­phy. The side in­cluded the Shaw twins whose fam­ily still live in Welling­ton.

The third an­nual Quit B Fit In­dige­nous Knock­out was a huge suc­cess with 29 teams par­tic­i­pat­ing. It is hoped that the Novem­ber week­end will be locked in for fu­ture years to al­low clubs and teams from right across Aus­tralia to make prepa­ra­tions.

Dubbo Touch Life mem­ber Krys­tal Laughton was one of the top class ref­er­ees.

Red­fern All Blacks, win­ners of the 16s

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