Monaro - 1st Division Grand Finals Results
Saturday 22nd August
Simon Poidevin Oval, Goulburn
Congratulations to the Goulburn Dirty Reds and the Yass Rams who have secured the 1st Division 1st Grade and 1st Division 2nd Grade Grand Finals this year.
In 1st Grade, Goulburn were able to hold off a gallant Hall outfit 27-15. For the Dirty Reds, this is the second consecutive year in which they finished the regular season undefeated and claiming the title. Front Rower Jack Brimms was named player of the match for his outstanding efforts.
The 2nd Grade fixture saw an undefeated Goulburn outfit stumble at the last hurdle again, going down to Yass 24-19. Yass hit their straps at the back end of the season, and stepped up their game in the final game to prevent Goulburn from completing the double. Eirene Apineru of Yass was named player of the match.
Team lists & Match Previews
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 2015 First Division Competition with all clubs having a 1st and 2nd grade team. The competition will kick start on Saturday 11th April and will be played over 15 rounds with 2 competition byes (ANZAC Day Weekend & the June Long Weekend). The Grand Final will take place on Saturday 22nd August.
ACT Griffins Head Coach Wayne Southwell has made a number of changes to his side ahead of the match up with the Rams Development Squad this Saturday.
Four Aquis Brumbies players have been named in the Wallabies side to take on the USA Eagles in Chicago this weekend.