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Matt Gawthrop and Luke Stewart win My Kitchen Rules after scoring a whopping 92 out of 100 

Underdogs make good! Matt Gawthrop and Luke Stewart win My Kitchen Rules after scoring 92 out of 100 and beating favourites Ibby Moubadder and Romel Kouyan

They were the underdogs no one thought would make it through the competition, let alone to the finals. 

But Matt Gawthrop and Luke Stewart shocked everyone when they won the My Kitchen Rules grand finale on Sunday night with a refined five-course menu.

Newcastle cricket mates Matt, 27, and Luke, 28, finished with a high score of 92 out of 100, beating favourites Ibby Moubadder and Romel Kouyan. 

Underdogs make good! Matt Gawthrop and Luke Stewart (pictured) won My Kitchen Rules on Sunday night after scoring 92 out of 100

They were a long shot to win from the start, and even the mates themselves were surprised to make the final, adding people thought they’d drop off before now. 

‘Ibby and Romel have certainly been considered front runners for this competition. I think many teams thought that Matt and I would be a team that would just fall by the wayside at some point. 

But we’ve just kept on chugging along in our own little way, doing our own thing and… Bang, here we are,’ the pair said. 

Surprise! They were a long shot to win from the start, and even the mates themselves were surprised to make the final, adding people thought they'd drop off before now

Surprise! They were a long shot to win from the start, and even the mates themselves were surprised to make the final, adding people thought they’d drop off before now

Winners: Newcastle cricket mates Matt, 27, and Luke, 28, finished with a high score of 92 out of 100, beating favourites Ibby Moubadder and Romel Kouyan (pictured left)

Winners: Newcastle cricket mates Matt, 27, and Luke, 28, finished with a high score of 92 out of 100, beating favourites Ibby Moubadder and Romel Kouyan (pictured left)

Close: Ibby and Romel got a grand total of 88 out of 100, meaning the lads in white needed a very high score to take the competition

Close: Ibby and Romel got a grand total of 88 out of 100, meaning the lads in white needed a very high score to take the competition

In the end it was close, however, with only four points separating the teams. 

Ibby and Romel got a grand total of 88 out of 100, meaning the lads in white needed a very high score to take the competition. 

They managed it, scraping past with 92, and now walk home with a whopping $250,000 price money. 

Numbers game: The judges scored Ibby and Romel got a grand total of 88 out of 100. Pictured: Manu Feildel and Pete Evans

Numbers game: The judges scored Ibby and Romel got a grand total of 88 out of 100. Pictured: Manu Feildel and Pete Evans 

Delicious! Matt and Luke's peach Bellini dessert really impressed the judges

Delicious! Matt and Luke’s peach Bellini dessert really impressed the judges 

Delicate: Their confit salmon with peas was described as delicate and delicious

Delicate: Their confit salmon with peas was described as delicate and delicious 

Not the best: Of their five courses, their their course of duck ravioli was underwhelming and lacked sauce but it did not cost the mates their competition

Not the best: Of their five courses, their their course of duck ravioli was underwhelming and lacked sauce but it did not cost the mates their competition

Matt and Luke’s peach Bellini panna cotta dessert really impressed the judges while their confit salmon with peas was described as delicate and delicious.

Of their five courses, their their course of duck ravioli was underwhelming and lacked sauce but it did not cost the mates their competition. 

Ibby and Romel took the loss well, with Romel saying to camera:  ‘That is huge. I don’t care. We are both winners in my eyes you guys’.  

Favourites: Ibby and Romel took the loss well, with Romel saying to camera, 'That is huge. I don't care. We are both winners in my eyes you guys'

Favourites: Ibby and Romel took the loss well, with Romel saying to camera, ‘That is huge. I don’t care. We are both winners in my eyes you guys’ 

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