QLD Touch State Cup 2020 - Mackay Men’s 40 Team
Congratulations to the players of this region and the north who Represented Mackay at the recent Qld Touch State Cup held on the Gold Coast!
With limited preparation, the interruptions to sport that has been 2020, no NQ Champs to play together as a side and the complexity of not having the complete team in any one training session. Let alone the fact that some players in the team had not ever met before let alone played a game of touch together prior to the competition kicking off.
Their ability to compete given these circumstances was a great representation for our area & Compete they did!
In a pool of 8 teams from across Qld and due to the short competition format only the top 2 shooting it out in a grand final they came within a Touchdown of making a shot at the title narrowly going down to the current National Champions and last years State Champions in their second last round game.
7 Rounds (5-2)
Game 1. Win 5-3 vs Bundaberg
Game 2. Loss 4-6 vs Brisbane
Game 3. Win 5-1 vs Toowoomba
Game 4. Win 7-5 vs Coolum
Game 5. Win 6-4 vs Redlands
Game 6. Loss - 7-8 vs Gold Coast
Game 7. Win 6-3 vs Rockhampton
These trips cannot happen without the actions of others and Mackay touch would like to thank Billy Gilbert, Robbie Vella & Brad Gordon for their efforts with the team and trip.
A special thank you to the Sponsors ‘
Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal,
Inspec Industries& Finlinx Wealth for their support of our Men’s 40 team assisting them in attending and representing our region. We greatly appreciate the support shown. Also thank you to
INTERSPORT Mackayfor arranging the kit for our players once again.
Congratulations to the player’s - Todd Caruana,
Dean Murry, Ben Luinys, Antonio J Steel, Robert Vella, Billy Gilbert, Kevin Rutland, Brad Gordon, Matt West, Brian Knight, Jason Pierce, Leigh O'Brien, Joshua Stowers, Paul Adams & Andrew Ware who was player of the tournament for the Thunder.
We look forward to you being able to represent our region again in 2021.