Upsets, nailbiters: Gympie touch finals go down to wire
TOUCH FOOTY: The Gympie junior touch season went out on a high note last Wednesday when a few upsets were recorded.
The grand finals started with the 8-10 years pool B match, in which Jones Hill defeated One Mile 4-1. Jones Hill bonded as a team throughout the season and with some strong teamwork were able to secure the win. Male player of the final was Rieland Devlin and the female was Hannah Ward. In the pool A clash, Easts secured a nailbiting 4-3 win over minor premier St Patrick's College.
Easts scored their last try right on full-time as the hooter blew. They were placed fourth and worked their way up through the knockout games to secure a spot in the grand final. Male player of the final was Elliott Nolan and female Daisy Jones.
Jones Hill 2 were too strong for Victory Green, defeating them 6-4 in the 11-12 years pool B title.
Victory were a side of new players and they came up against a very strong Jones Hill team. Male player of the final was Cooper Keogh and female Keira Hanson.
In the 11-12 years pool A Real Steel and East/One Mile had a strong season but in the end Real Steel had a nose in front and won 5-3. Players of the final were Eli Bunn and Libby Corbet.
The 13-14 years title went to a drop off with VVA Engineering defeating Wide Bay Chiropractic 11-10 in a nailbiter. Best players were Callum Pearce and Jenna Williams.