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THE RIVERINA
Count: 64. Wall: 4. Level: Intermediate
Choreographer: Stephen Shorey (Qld) (July 2012)
Music: Down In The Riverina by Jade Hurley.


INTRO: 16 count

SIDE, BEHIND, 1/4 RIGHT, HITCH 1/4 RIGHT, VINE LEFT, SCUFF
1-4   Step R to right, Step L behind R, Turn ¼ right step R forward, Hitch ¼ right
5-8   Step L to left, Step R behind L, Step L to left, Scuff R across L [6:00]

CROSS ROCK, RECOVER, TOGETHER, HOLD, STEP, PIVOT 1/2 RIGHT, STEP, HOLD
1-4   Cross Rock R over L, Recover onto L, Step R beside L, Hold
5-8   Step L forward, Pivot ½ right, Step L forward, Hold [12:00]

1/2 LEFT TOE, HEEL, 1/2 LEFT TOE, HEEL, STEP, TAP BEHIND, BACK, HITCH
1,2   Turn ½ left step R toe back, Drop heel to floor
3,4   Turn ½ left step L toe forward, Drop heel to floor
(OPTION: 1-4 Do toe struts without the turns)
5,6   Step R forward, Tap L toe behind R
7,8   Step L back, Hitch R [12:00]

COASTER BACK, HOLD, STEP, PIVOT 1/2 RIGHT, 1/4 RIGHT, HOLD
1-4   Step R back, Step L beside R, Step R forward, Hold
5,6   Step L forward, Pivot ½ right
ENDING: Wall 7, see below
7,8   Turn ¼ right step L to left, Hold [9:00]

BEHIND, SIDE, CROSS, HOLD, 1/2 BOX FORWARD, HOLD
1-4   Step R behind L, Step L to left, Cross R over L, Hold
5-8   Step L to left, Step R beside L, Step L forward, Hold [9:00]

SIDE, HINGE 1/2 LEFT, CROSS, HOLD, 1/2 BOX FORWARD, HOLD
1-4   Step R to right, Turn ½ left step L to left, Cross R over L
5-8   Step L to left, Step R beside L, Step L forward, Hold [3:00]

WALK, HOLD/CLAP, WALK, HOLD/CLAP, MAMBO FORWARD, HOLD
1-4   Step R forward, Hold and Clap, Step L forward, Hold and Clap
5-8   Rock R forward, Recover onto L, Step R beside L, Hold [3:00]

BACK, HOLD/CLAP, BACK, HOLD/CLAP, COASTER CROSS, HOLD
1-4   Step L back, Hold and Clap, Step R back, Hold and Clap
5-8   Step L back, Step R beside L, Cross L over R, Hold [3:00]

64    REPEAT

TAG: End of Wall 2
MONTEREY 1/2 RIGHT, MONTEREY 1/2 RGHT

1-4   Touch R toe to right, Turn ½ right step R beside L, Touch L toe to left, Step L beside R
5-8   Touch R toe to right, Turn ½ right step R beside L, Touch L toe to left, Step L beside R

TAG: End of Wall 4
ROCK FORWARD, RECOVER 1/2 RIGHT, STEP, SCUFF, STEP, PIVOT 1/2 RIGHT, STEP, HOLD

1-4   Rock R forward, Recover ½ right onto L, Step R forward, Scuff L
5-8   Step L forward, Pivot ½ right, Step L forward, Hold

ENDING: Dance to count 30 then:
STOMP

7    Stomp L forward.