There were thrilling matches on Sunday afternoon. The B Grades of Warakum Bulls and Kum Crushers faced off in the grandfinal.
In the first half, the game was in favour of the Bulls, leading with 4 points, and Kum Crushers Nil.
Both sides played with with an impressive display of skills, having less errors and no penalty.
The combination of Warakum Bulls five-eight Slider Blue and Hooker Joe Epoe fed the forwards with excellent ball work, resulting in a lot of line breaks.
The Bulls gained more distance into the Crusher’s territory, and in the second half, the Bulls laid on another 10 points, thrashing Kum Crushers 14-nil.
League sponsor and founder since year 2000, William Duma, was pleased with the outcome and he named some now-famous products of the off-season league in Menzi Yere, Dion Aiye, Simon Young and Nickson Kolo.I
In the A-Grade match, Young Gunz and Kum Crushers went into the finals.
Both teams played a tough and tight game in the first half, but the Young Gunz on point with their fitness, scoring 4 points, and missing a conversion kick.
In the second half, Gunz got a penalty kick for a delayed tackle by the Crushers and scored 6 points to the Crushers 4.
Minutes before full time, the Crushers came in hard with their excellent game plan and ball pattern, winning the Grand Final 8 points to Gunz, losing by two points.
League Coordinator, Billy Gau, officially closed this year’s 17th Off-season League.