Queensland Win Back to Back Rachuig Titles

By Chris Rushton
October 30, 2018

Queensland have won the 56th Walter Rachuig trophy at Oz Tenpin Chirnside Park, following victory at the 2017 event.

Finishing on top of the female division and second in the men’s, Queensland finished with a combined points tally of 158.5 with the ACT (145.5) finishing in second and Victoria (137.5) in third.

When competition got underway on Tuesday, Queensland came out strong and after the first 6 games, the maroons were leading overall on 59.5 points with both their men’s and women’s teams sitting in second place in their respective divisions.  

On day 2, The Queenslanders hung onto their lead despite their women’s team sliding to 4th overall in their division and the Queensland men sitting in second.  Day 2 also saw the ACT lead the women’s division and Western Australia holding onto number one spot in the men’s.

On the third and final day, it was the Queensland women’s team who came out firing putting 33 points on the board and with the men adding a further 19 points to see them win the 2018 Walter Rachuig title with the ACT finishing in second place overall and Victoria in third.

One of the highlights of the 2018 Walter Rachuig Trophy tournament was the record breaking effort of Tasmanian Ben Allison (below) who is the first athlete to bowl two 300 games in the history of Rachuig.

For all the final standings visit www.tenpinresults.com.au.

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