Round 6 news

Cyclones moved back up to second position in Division 1 of Shepparton Touch in what is proving to be an extremely close competition as they only beat bottom side, New Team 7-6. Stu Haack was the leading player for Cyclones organizing their attacking moves well with great assistance from Natalie Veal. Erin Logan scored twice for New Team and Andrew Hannaford continued his excellent form.
Kamikazes set up their 9-7 victory over The Bill with a strong first half by Pat Fepuleai and fill in Scott Thorn starring. Paul Cornelius and Candi Veal helped The Bill fight back in the second half but they couldn't bridge the gap.
Touchy Tigers gave Simpsons a lesson in the bye game, with a 10 nil victory.
The battle between top and bottom teams in division 2 proved to be a mismatch with Vikings comprehensively defeating GMW 13-1. Guy Tillman and Jamie Anderson dominated with 5 touchdowns each and Candice Gillespie defended well. Stuart Killpatrick scored GMW's only touchdown.
Gunners maintained their high percentage with a 12-6 win over Ducks & Drakes. Duane Dudgeon with 4 was the high scorer while Jarrod Greenslade and Tony Owen got 2 each. Kellie Malcolm and Steve Dawson played well for Ducks & Drakes.
Mat Kitto and Tamara Tibbs led Allstars to a 9-4 win against Panthers. Phil Guthrie scored twice for Panthers.
Division 3 matches were all thrillers with 2 draws and a margin of 1 in the other game. Pipeline was the only winner in this division when they beat Pink Panthers 7-6. Tracey White continued her eye-catching form for Pipeline and was well supported by Pete Smith. Jamo Daniels and Mel McClure were the best for Pink Panthers.
Lakers looked good in the first half against Plastered and went to the break with a 3-1 lead with Michael O'Brien and Daniel Haslop playing well. In the second half Matt Maddison stepped up a level and when Melinda Toy scored late in the game it was left at 3 all.
Notre Dame Sharks and Purple Noodles also had a 3 all draw. Jeremy Lia for Sharks and Jeff Buzza for Noodles each scored 2 touchdowns.
Black Bettys took over top position from Notre Dame Titans by defeating them 5-2. Ben Morey was the star with 3 touchdowns while Alison Lancaster was the best female on the ground. Mat Smith and Meg Kelly were the best players for Titans.
Roadblock shared the scoring around in their 10-6 victory over Pelicans with 7 out of 8 players scoring. Dan Godsmark scored 3 and Shareena Flynn 2. Chris Pohlner was the best for Pelicans.
Paul Luscombe dominated Team Dodgey's 10-3 drubbing of Notre Dame Lions with 5 touchdowns. Nicole Dmytriw and Chris Zollo played well for the Lions.
Numurkah had the bye.
The Touch competition now has a 2 week break. When it returns on Wednesday January 11th the annual Prudential Cup will be played, not round 11 as is on the draw. Round 11 has been transferred to February 22nd, the week before finals begin. The draw for the Prudential Cup will be in the paper on Monday January 9th.


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