MONARO COMPETITION - FIRST DIVISION
2014 GRAND FINAL RESULTS
Congratulations to the Goulburn Dirty Reds and Hall Bushrangers who have taken out this year’s Monaro First Division 1st and 2nd Grade Grand Finals on Saturday 23rd August in Goulburn.
Goulburn finished the regular as Minor Premiers in 1st Grade and capped off a perfect season defeating Cooma Red Devils comprehensively 69-6 in very miserable condition. Goulburn were never really troubled on the day, but full credit to Cooma who fought hard until the final whistle.
While Hall were able to overcome undefeated Minor Premier’s Goulburn 13-12 in a hard fought match preventing Goulburn from defending their 2013 title.
First Division 1st Grade
Goulburn 69 (Tries - Wilcox 3, Williams, Hook, McKillop, Clements, Newby, Greaves, Webb & Roberts; Conversion – Falk 6, Brims 1) defeated Cooma 6 (Penalty Goals – Morgan 2)
Player of the Match – Stan Williams (Goulburn)
First Division 2nd Grade
Hall 13 defeated Goulburn 12 (Tries – Shaw, Kara; Goals – Courts)
Player of the Match – James Smith (Hall)
The ACT's First Division encompasses teams from the Canberra and it’s surrounding regions.ADFA, RMC, Yass, Goulburn, Hall and Cooma make up the 2014 First Divsion Competiton with all clubs having a 1st and 2nd grade team. The competition will be played over 15 rounds with 3 competition byes (Easter, ANZAC Day Weekend & the June Long Weekend) with each club will play eachother on 3 occasions.
The 2014 season will commence on Saturday 5th of April with the Grand Final on Saturday 23rd of August. Last year ADFA had a remarkable season finishing as Minor Premiers, but it was 4th placed Yass who would take out the Grand Final avenging there 2013 loss to Goulburn 22-9. In 2nd Grade, Goulburn won back to back Grand Final between Cooma for the second year in a row 22-12.