Ted Scobie Oval was once again alive with activity on Monday night with the Griffith Touch Association senior competition getting underway.
In Men's division, one Marchiori Construction was able to pick up a narrow 8-6 win over Toxic to get their title defence underway.
Isaiah Potts got the try-scoring underway for Toxic before Jordan Crowe struck back in the following set for Marchiori to bring the score back level.
The try for try nature of the game continued till the break with Potts crossing for his second try of the game before the Duncan brothers, Mick and Kris, combined with Mick sending Kris into a gap in the Toxic defence and Kris sprinted away to see the scores locked at 2-2 at the break.
Kris Duncan scored his second soon after the break before two quick tries to Zac Whitworth saw Marchiori able to build a three-try lead.
Dean Schmetzer pulled one back for Toxic before Whitworth scored his third try of the game before two quick tries to Toxic to pull the margin back to one try.
The sides traded tries for the rest of the night with Kris Duncan scoring his third while Mick Duncan crossed on the final siren while Riley Irvin found his way to the line for Toxic.
In the other men's game, Tim's Trims/ James Fallon Building picked up a 7-3 win over Sumans Engineering.
In the women's top division, F45 Training was able to make a strong start to the season with a 10-0 win over Tropeano Harvesting.
It was a fast start for the F45 side with Megan Polkinghorne, Neda Amiatu and Eliza Baddock giving their side an early 3-0 lead.
Jordan Payne got over after a strong break from dummy half from Amelia Lolotonga before Baddock ran through a gap to score her second while Lolotonga scored F45's sixth try of the first half after making the most of an overlap outwide to create an opening to score.
The second half continued where the second half left off with Baddock making a break from dummy before a looping pass saw Viv Mogliotti get over while Amelia Lolotonga played the role of provider once more to send Ashley Robinson over.
Amiatu scored her second in the game after a strong run from Mele Lolotonga got her side into a strong position before Amiatu repaid the favour and set up Chloe Richards for the final try of the game to give their side a 10-try win.
In the other two games in the women's top division, Luna Wild made a strong start to their title defence with a 14-0 win over S.J.R Industries while Snows Excavation came away with a 9-3 win over John Dodd Pharmacy.