Nagle wins touch title

NAGLE College won the Sale touch division A premiership with a six-try to four grand final victory over the Incredi-Bulls in the grand final.

At Stephenson Park on Wednesday night, the sides were level 2-2 at half-time before Nagle scored four tries to two in the second half.

The game was played in a sportsmanlike manner, with pace and skill the order of the night.

Incredi-Bulls’ Ivan Petrovic was impressed with the high standard of touch in Sale, while Nagle captain Bryan Smith stated it was a fantastic game and one which his team was rapt to win.

Nagle’s Kyle Grummisch top-scored with four tries, and had support from Oscar Crunden-Smith and Daniel Churches, who scored one each. Jake Farquhar and Sam Murphy scored two tries each for the Incredi-Bulls.

Best players were Grummisch, Farquhar, Crunden-Smith, Hadassha Tamanabae, Churches and Hannah Bourke.

PORKY’S Pines took out the division B grand final, defeating CAT’s 7-2.

In the top four for 15 rounds, it was Porky’s final round loss which knocked it out of the division A play-offs.

Porky’s showed great teamwork with seven players scoring tries: Andrea Christie, Kane Cutler, Declan Jones, Leigh Mawley, James Neven, Craig Roberts and David Ropeti. Kerrie Shotter and Leigh Taiapa scored for CAT’s.

Best players were Mawley, Michael Baker, Roberts, Christie, Teina Carnachan and Maia Carnachan.

OSCAR Crunden-Smith won the male best-and-fairest award with 25 votes, ahead of Kerrie Shotter and Campbell Meade on 18.

Crunden-Smith won the award in June 2015 and was runner-up to Mark Chadwick in November 2015.

The female award was won by Andrea Christie with 18 votes, with runner-up Kate Laskowski polling 15.

The male try-scoring award was won by Kyle Grummisch with 47, with teammate Crunden-Smith runner-up with 38.

Grummisch won the award in June 2015 and was runner-up to Nick Elliott in November 2015.

Andrea Christie was the top female try-scorer, with 12 tries. Laskowski scored seven tries, with Nagle’s Hannah Bourke third with four.

The male encouragement award was won by Kane Cutler with seven votes, while Maia Carnachan won the female award with four.