South Coast Monaro - Second Division

South Coast Monaro - Second Division: Grand Final Results
Saturday 22nd August

 

Congratulations to the Jindabyne Bushpigs and the Taralga Tigers who have taken home the South Coast Monaro - 2nd Division Cup and Plate Grand Finals for 2015.


CUP GRAND FINAL:

The Bushpigs after missing out on the Grand Final in 2014, have put on a great show for their town, edging out Bungendore 40-34 in a high scoring affair at John Connors Oval. Jindabyne lead the whole match and weren't in danger, but Bungendore did storm home to close the gap. In the end the deficit was to large and the Mudchooks could not steal a memorable victory. David Akkersdyke capped off another great year for him individually, being named the player of the match.

 

PLATE GRAND FINAL:
In the Plate Grand Final, the Taralga Tigers stole a victory in the dying moments after coming back from a 22-12 deficit at half time to win 27-22. Boorowa started the game on fire but a late try to Taralga on half time gave the Tigers much need confidence. In a tight second half and with the scores locked at 22 all, it looked as if the game with going into extra time before a Taralga attack effort lead to a try in the corner. Taralga Jye Winters was a standout in the forwards and was named player of the match.

Team lists and Match Previews



2015 will see a change in the Second Division Competition with the inclusion of the South Coast teams to make 10 team competition played over 15 rounds. The South Coast Monaro competition will follow a similar format to that of Super Rugby in which clubs will play home and away fixtures against those in there zone, before combining midway through the season to take on those in the other zone. Once the regular season is finished the top 4 teams (top of each zone and next highest two on the ladder) will play off for the the Cup while the next 4 teams will play for the bowl. The team that will feature in this years revamped competition are the following

Good Luck for the 2015 Season. 


CLUBS:
Monaro                   South Coast
Boorowa                  Batemans Bay
Bungendore             Bay Red
Crookwell                Braidwood
Jindabyne                Broulee
Taralga                    Milton

 


                           

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