ACT / Country on track for back to back

first_imgACT / Country have thrown out an ominous warning to their rivals after three days of competition at the 2008 Australian Defence Touch Association (ADTA) Nationals at Williamtown.Led by new ADTA Hall of Fame inductee, John Samin, the ACT / Country Men’s 30’s playing in the Men’s Open competition have not dropped a game as yet. ACT / Country’s biggest threat will be from the second placed Sydney Metros A line-up including Manu Wakely.The ACT / Country Women’s Open also have a shot at the title but favouritism lies with defending champions, North Queensland. North Queensland have been an attacking force throughout the tournament with Emma Wood being a major recipient having crossed for ten touchdowns in her first four games. The Barbarians have made a late charge for the title upsetting North Queensland and Sydney Metros after previously not winning a game in the tournament. The ACT / Country Men’s 30’s are also looking to defend their title won last year and currently sit on top of the table. In the referee ranks, ADTA Director of Referees, Ken Golden, has been putting the refs through their paces in favourable cool conditions in Williamtown. ADTA Refereeing indentity, Andrew Barnett, was granted Life Membership of ADTA at the Annual General Meeting on Monday, 13 October 2008. Barnett has given a tremendous amount the sport as a referee, Referee Coach, and State Council member of Touch Football Victoria.To keep track of the results, visit the Defence website –

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