From Bankstown to Brisbane, from Canada Bay to Condoblin, from Lake Macquarie to Port Stephens, from Willoughby to Wagga Wagga, from Dubbo to Parkes, a constel- lation of council workers charged onto Cheney Park last Saturday for the 25th Local Government Annual Touch Football Carnival.Mixed A Division Grand Final: Parkes Shire Council Mixed narrowly touched vic- tory with a 5 to 4 win against Brisbane Red- lands. Michael Murphy from Parkes Shire Mixed scored Player of the Match.
Mixed B Division Grand Final: The Port Stephens Sharks attacked the Storm Troopers (Wagga Wagga City Council) to claim victory with an 8 to 7 win. Darth Vader – AKA Wagga Wagga City Council’s Brett took The Player of the Match.
Men’s A Division Grand Final: Loyalties were torn when two home teams went head to head. Parkes Shire Council Men’s narrowly beat the Parkes Elvi to the Green- wood Cup, scoring the winning try after a 3-all draw. Jack Elliot from the Parkes Shire Council Men’s team was named the Player of the Match.
Men’s B Division Grand Final: Willoughby City Council put the dogs out, beating the Dubbo Dogz 3 to 2. John Woodward from Willoughby City Council took the Player of the Match honours.
Best Dressed Team: The Wagga Wagga City Council’s Storm Troopers were out gunned by Brisbane-Redlands’s Bavarian- inspiredoutfits,whichwereaccompanied by a novelty costume change.
Wagga Wagga City Council was pre- sented with a Sir Henry Parkes Medallion in recognition of their participation in all 25 National Annual Local Government Touch Football Carnivals.