Darwin Touch S1 Wrap Up Website

The Darwin Touch season came to an end on Monday 6th & Wednesday 1st June with a total of 16 Grand finals being played across the 2 nights. It was a great week for some top-quality touch. A big congratulations to all the teams for the season & very special thank you to our Referee's without them we don't have this great game.


This season saw a total of 87 teams across 16 divisions (16 Men’s, 17 Women’s, 48 Mixed, 6 O35 Men’s)


Here’s all the results & awards from the Grand Finals


Referee of the Season

Wayne Lo


Men’s Division One

Inferno Magpies Purple 5 defeated by Darwin Crocs 8

Player of Final

Charlie Marrington (Darwin Crocs)

Norm Cramp Award (Best & Fairest) & Joe Bonson Leading Try Scorer Award

Caleb Smith (Inferno Magpies Purple)

Phillip Verrall U21 Men’s Award

Shoshone Thompson (Stingrays) – no photo available


Women’s Division One

Crocs 3 defeated by Vipers 7

Player of Final

Natalie Webster (Vipers)

Pacita Bonson Award (Best & Fairest) & Desley Motlop Leading Try Scorer Award

Deanna Peckham (Vipers)

Kim Bond U21 Women’s Award

Makenzy Smith (Titans) – no photo available


Mixed Division One

Darwin Crocs 6 defeated by Inferno Magpies Pink 7

Player of Final

Caleb Smith (Inferno Magpies Pink)

Dicky Whyte Award (Best & Fairest)

Charlie Marrington (Inferno Magpies Pink)

Michael Fleming Leading Try Scorer Award

Terence Kong (Inferno Magpies Purple) – no photo available


O35 Men’s

Young Guns 5 defeated by Maddogs 6

Player of Final

James Holder (Maddogs)

Best & Fairest

Mitchell Beagley (Croakers) – no photo available


Men’s Division Two

Midgies Blue 2 defeated by RAPTORZ 8

Player of Final

Samuel Pearson (RAPTORZ)


Best & Fairest

Shane Crowley (Able Insurance Cougars) – no photo available


Women’s Division Two

TERF 2 defeated by Inferno Magpies Purple 7

Player of Final

Katie Blake (Inferno Magpies Purple)

Best & Fairest

Shayla Barba (TERF) – no photo available


Mixed Division Two

Mixed Up Murri’s 1 defeated by Inferno Magpies Blue 3

Player of Final

Calista Boyd (Mixed Up Murri’s) – no photo available

Best & Fairest

Jayden Berto (Palmerston Magpies)


Men’s Division Three

Midgies Black 4 defeated by Raiders 11

Player of Final + Best & Fairest

Mathew Allison (Raiders)


Women’s Division Three

Raiders 3 defeated by Hornets 4

Player of Final

Regina Simpson (Hornets)

Best & Fairest

Mikaylah-Rose Chin (Pink Panthers) – no photo available


Mixed Division Three

Mixtures 4 defeated by Us Mob 6

Player of Final

Kyle Fauntleroy (Us Mob)

Best & Fairest

Ruby Byrne (Palmerston Crocs) – no photo available



Men’s Division Four

The Uncles 4 defeated by Beeracudas 5

Player of Final

Keith Noovao (Beeracudas)

Best & Fairest

Braden Pryer (Beeracudas)


Women’s Division Four

AGEDS 2 defeated by Frillies 3

Player of Final

Fern Hancock (AGEDS)

Best & Fairest

Janet Sinclair (AGEDS) – no photo available


Mixed Division Four

Local Legends 2 defeated by Taio Titans 5

Player of Final

Anthony Smith (Taio Titans)

Best & Fairest

Brittany Daly (Hootin N Hollering) – no photo available


Mixed Division Five

Better Than Lego 6 defeated by Dundee Dolphins 7

Player of Final

Shahid Khalfan (Better Than Lego) – no photo available

Best & Fairest

Peter Gray-Thompson (Better Than Lego) – no photo available


Mixed Division Six

Night Shifters 4 defeated by A Touch of Class 7

Player of Final

Aaliyah Lee (Night Shifters) – no photo available

Best & Fairest

Maxwell Groves (Blowflies) – no photo available


Mixed Division Seven

Cyan Print Snakes 7 defeated by Wrongs Ways 8

Player of Final

Ronan Sutherland (Wrong Ways) – no photo available

Best & Fairest

Austin Caruana (Cyan Print Snakes) – no photo available


Most Improved Referee

Jordan McDonald

Thank you everyone for joining us this season & hope to see you all again next Season.


Registrations are now open for Palmerston & Rural Touch Season 2022, Make sure you don’t miss out!!


Also a Big Thank You to Nathan McDonald for the past 4 years in the organisation you will be dearly missed!


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