Suns win Men’s 50’s final at 2009 X-Blades NTL

first_imgSouthern Suns have beaten Brisbane City Cobras in the final of the Men’s 50’s division at the 2009 X-Blades National Touch League at the Port Macquarie Regional Sports Stadium.The Suns came from behind to beat the Cobras – who were looking for their third successive title – 3 touchdowns to 2.Cobras made it to the final by beating the Sydney Mets 2-1, while the Suns defeated the Scorpions 4 touchdowns to 3.Cobras scored in the first five minutes to take the lead thanks to Don Baartz, but Suns soon retaliated, with Des Naughton leveling the score.Two minutes before half time, the Suns Don Barbaro scored to put the Suns into the lead for the first time in the game, resulting in the Suns going to the break leading 2-1.Paul Dallas was added to the Sun’s touchdown scoring list when he scored six minutes into the second half, to give the Suns a two touchdown lead.But the Cobras weren’t finished yet, with Kev Hickey scoring two minutes later to keep them in the hunt for the title. But the Suns held out in the last 10 minutes to give them their first NTL title in this division.last_img