By Casey O'Connor
The 2018 Stanthorpe football season culminated in an exciting afternoon of Grand Finals at CF White Oval.
The Ballandean Fillies made it back to back grand finals defeating the previously unbeaten Inter Club girls in a thrilling final 1-0 final.
Results were reversed in the Junior Colts GF with Inter coming away with 2-0 win, bragging rights and a premiership. The future is looking bright for Inter club if these juniors continue playing.
In the Senior Colts City were short priced favourites to take out the title and at half time held a 2-0 nil lead over Ballandean. A long range goal from Rory McDonagh sealed victory for City despite a spirited performance from Ballandean.
The Ladies final between Ballandean and City was another thriller. In extra time the City Ladies upset the defending premiers and the 2018 minor premiers to win their first title in several years.
The A Grade Men’s final went to script with United claiming their 10th title in an epic battle with Ballandean. United’s Hunter Murphy received the match ball and was named man of the match
The win gave United their 10th win in 12 seasons – a remarkable statistic.