2008 Darwin Rugby League season

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2008 Darwin Rugby League
Teams 6
Premiers North Sydney colours.svg Litchfield Bears (6th title)
Minor premiers North Sydney colours.svg Litchfield Bears
Matches played 98
Top try scorer(s) North Sydney colours.svg Joel Tomes (21)

The first matches of the season were played on 19 April 2008 with the season ending in the Grand Final, played on 13 September 2008.

Teams[edit]

Six Teams completed in the 2008 Darwin Rugby League season, 4 from Darwin, 1 from Palmerston and 1 from Litchfield. These teams were:

Ladders[edit]

A Grade[edit]

Team Pld W D L B PF PA PD Pts
1 North Sydney colours.svg Litchfield Bears 15 11 1 3 0 558 321 +237 23
2 South Sydney colours.svg South Darwin Rabbitohs 15 9 1 5 0 392 312 +80 19
3 St. George colours.svg Nightcliff Dragons 15 9 0 6 0 485 340 +145 18
4 Cronulla colours.svg University Sharks 15 8 1 6 0 484 442 +42 17
5 Canterbury colours.svg Brothers 15 5 1 9 0 350 450 -100 11
6 Canberra colours.svg Palmerston Raiders 15 1 0 14 0 262 666 -404 2

Reserve Grade[edit]

Team Pld W D L B PF PA PD Pts
1 St. George colours.svg Nightcliff Dragons 15 14 0 1 0 441 172 269 28
2 North Sydney colours.svg Litchfield Bears 15 13 0 2 0 458 152 306 26
3 Canterbury colours.svg Brothers 15 6 1 8 0 240 314 -74 13
4 Canberra colours.svg Palmerston Raiders 15 4 1 10 0 284 426 -142 9
5 Cronulla colours.svg University Sharks 15 4 0 11 0 234 389 -155 8
6 South Sydney colours.svg South Darwin Rabbitohs 15 3 0 12 0 220 424 -204 6

Finals[edit]

A Grade[edit]

Home Score Away Match Information
Date and Time Venue Referee
Semi Finals
St. George colours.svgNightcliff Dragons 40–26 Cronulla colours.svgUniversity Sharks 23 August 2008, 7:30pm Richardson Park Alan Kelly
North Sydney colours.svgLitchfield Bears 40–18 South Sydney colours.svgSouth Darwin Rabbitohs 30 August 2008, 7:30pm Richardson Park Paul Mossman
Preliminary Final
South Sydney colours.svgSouth Darwin Rabbitohs 20–10 St. George colours.svgNightcliff Dragons 6 September 2008, 7:30pm Richardson Park Paul Mossman
Grand Final
North Sydney colours.svgLitchfield Bears 22–14 South Sydney colours.svgSouth Darwin Rabbitohs 13 September 2008, 7.30pm Richardson Park Paul Mossman


Reserve Grade[edit]

Home Score Away Match Information
Date and Time Venue Referee
Semi Finals
Canterbury colours.svg Brothers 32–24 Canberra colours.svgPalmerston Raiders 23 August 2008, 6:00pm Richardson Park Paul Mossman
St. George colours.svgNightcliff Dragons 24–6 North Sydney colours.svgLitchfield Bears 30 August 2008, 6:00pm Richardson Park Alan Kelly
Preliminary Final
North Sydney colours.svgLitchfield Bears 12–16 Canterbury colours.svg Brothers 6 September 2008, 6:00pm Richardson Park Alan Kelly
Grand Final
St. George colours.svgNightcliff Dragons 51–6 Canterbury colours.svg Brothers 13 September 2008, 6.00pm Richardson Park Alan Kelly

Grand final[edit]

Played on the 13th of September, the Darwin Rugby League Grand Final was played between the Litchfield Bears and the South Darwin Rabbitohs.

The Litchfield Bears won the game with a score of 22-14, with four tries and three goals to two tries and three goals. The half-time score was 0-all.

The Man of the Match was Dan Keogh of the Litchfield Bears.

Litchfield Bears 22 (Keogh, J.Tomes, Barnes, N.Tomes tries; Ralph 3/4 goals)

South Darwin Rabbitohs 14 (Davis-Tamarapa, Evans tries; Davis-Tamarapa 3/3 goals)

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