Hedland Touch Association fires up for round three

Mia BurgessNorth West Telegraph
George Mallie
Camera IconGeorge Mallie Credit: Mia Burgess

Teams battled it out in some close matches at Marie Marland Reserve on Wednesday night for round three of Hedland Touch Association’s first season of the year.

In game one, newcomers the Saints took on reigning premiers the Nads in a nail-biter that went down to the wire.

Saints led at half-time by one try.

The teams went try for try after the break, until the Saints proved they were just too good, scoring the final two tries and a 10-8 victory.

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Game two was the blowout of the round, with Conquerors taking down Touchy Touchy with an 11-try win.

Sharing the glory, eight of the Conquerors’ 14 players scored tries.

Touchy Touchy scored just three tries compared to the Conquerors’ 14.

Game three, between the Pengwins and the Emus, was another tight one.

Ash Martion was a star for the Pengwins, scoring six of the team’s nine tries.

Although the Emus were down a few players they led at half-time, but couldn’t close out the win, going down 9-7 to Pengwins.

Next up it was the battle of the “Q’s” with Quality Coatings taking on the Qubans.

Scores were level at half-time, with four tries apiece.

A lucky try in the final moments decided the game and it was the Qubans who came out on top 9-8.

Key try-scorers included Lincoln Vile for Quality Coatings, who scored six out of the side’s eight tries and Isaac McCaffrey, with four of the Qubans’ nine tries.

Crazy Horses doubled the score of their competitors Chafing Dreams for an 8-4 win.

In the final game of the night, Trailer Park Trash edged Phoenix 5-4

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