6th Annual SKINS Cup

This day…June 2nd 2011, marked the 6th running of the SKINS Cup

A classic 100m dash with staggered handicapped starts akin to the Stawell Gift

General Rules

  • All racers must be members of the Western Force Management team
  • All racers must wear at least one item of SKINS clothing
  • No racer may be involved in fighting or skipping
  • Footwear optional
  • Diving for the finish line and sledging are strongly encouraged

Accuracy for the staggered start was maintained by Engineer Tom Hockings – measuring in at exactly 2.00 metres

The Competitors

Well most of them…Phil ‘The King‘ Blake (late withdrawal) and Mitch ‘Namaroo‘ Hardy (camera shy) were not available for photographic posterity

The big Race in glorious Technicolor (2011)

The wash up…

This years winer

Mark ‘Whitey’ White (Media)

Injury list…

  • Robert Naish – buttock strain
  • Charlie Higgins – left hamstring grade 1, right hamstring grade 2
  • Doc – right hamstring grade 2+

…and in breaking news, the 2015 champion

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