Pirates beat Bushchooks in down to the wire clash

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Stingers Gavin Wann.
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It was another exciting round of touch football as players headed into the second week of games after the school holiday bye.

In division one, the Pirates defeated the Bushchooks in a nailbiter.

The Pirates held a solid lead by the end of the first half having made six tries while the Bushchooks trailed making just three tries, 6 to 3.

But despite the deficit the Bushchooks made a valiant comeback in the second half outscoring the Pirates 4-2, falling just short 8-7.

Lachlan Tate made the most tries for the Pirates with a total of three while Bree Bannister was the top scorer for the Bushchooks making two tries.

The Stingers were outpaced in their defeat to the Allstars.

Coming out of the first half double the score of their opponents, the Allstars took an early lead which they continued into the second half, winning the match by four points, 12 to 8.

Allstars Fletcher Moase and Alex Valli tied for best try scorer for their team both making three tries each while Kristy Woodward and Jade Relph tied for best try scorer for the Stingers also making three tries each.

Unfortunately Fyre didn’t get a chance to take on the Runaways with the Runaways forfeiting the match and handing an automatic win to Fyre.

In division two, Good Palpations destroyed the Scoregasms, winning the match by a whopping 11 tries, 17 to 6.

The ARAC Attack just made it home with the win in a nailbiter against the Triple 0’s 8-9.

The Exploders doubled the score of their opponents the Animals, taking home an easy win, 12-6.

The Primewest Panthers also had a solid victory over the Untouched 11-4.

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