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1st Semi Final Match Reports

28th August, 2022

Hosted by BSR at Spalding


A1

Result: South Clare 31 v Min Man 35

In warm conditions both teams came out firing with goal-to-goal shooting and excellent defensive pressure, the game started at a frenzied pace with both teams making mistakes. Both teams were able to capitalise on their turnovers, but MinMan lead by one point going into the first break. Demons Meg Rasheed and Hailey Greenhill created many turnovers with Min Man’s Gracie Ross creating the same down the other end. Key matchups for the day saw Sasha Willmott and Taylah Wurfel having a strong tussle through the midcourt, both fighting for possession of the ball. Min Man’s physicality rattled the Demons and made it hard for them to settle into a rhythm. The Demons fed some excellent long balls into the goal circle, but accurate shooting by Min Man goalies in the last quarter with the help of Bo Mitchell saw them pull way with the win by four points.



A2


Result: RSMU 39 v BSR 52

Both teams came out ready to play going goal for goal early in the first quarter. BSR had a slight edge at quarter time by two. RSMU stepped up and capitalised on great defensive pressure and rebounding by RSMU’s Rebecca Lockwood (GD) and Rachael McInerney (GK) transitioning into RSMU’s Zoe Hier(GS) who finished with accurate shooting. BSR’s Lucy Dare (C) and Jessica Ashby worked well together to give their goalies plenty of opportunities and managed to hold onto a one goal lead. BSR’s Goalies Alicia Thomas (GS) and Lucy Meyer (GA) worked well together to find their range. BSR’s circle defenders Eliza Kitschke (GD) Courtney Moller (GK) applied strong pressure which helped push the lead out to ninegoals. RSMU didn’t drop their heads, but BSR were the stronger side on the day.

B1

Result: Min Man 39 v RSMU 46

Both teams came out firing at the first whistle with Min Man settling the better and putting the first three scores on the board. With a reset, RSMU then found their rhythm and got their attacking game going and quickly answered to shorten the lead. Strong defence from the Hawks made the passages down the court hard for Min Man to find. Min Man’s Lydia Schwarz had some accurate shots making them count. Changes were made by Min Man at quarter time in an effort to put pressure on RSMU’s goalies. But RSMU kept their rhythm increasing the lead at half-time. Teagan Przibilla and Georgie Rowett, the young RSMU shooters, were calm under pressure and kept the score board ticking over. Despite some clean attacking passages from Victoria Hughes Min Man C,RSMU were able to add to their lead. An even last half with plenty of defensive contests to throw the score back and forth. Direction from Kath Greenslade kept the Hawks lead strong to come out with the win in the end. A highlight of the last quarter was the defensive turnovers by Ashleigh Illman and Alex Roberts for RSMU and now the Hawks head into a Preliminary final.


B2

Result: Min Man 36 v BSR 35

Min Man came out firing to take the lead early and be up at quarter time. BSR fought hard in the second quarter to bring the score back to only two goals the difference. Excellent shooting by BSR goalies Holly Weckert and Darcy Cousins under tight pressure from Min Mans Kerry Hadley and Addisyn Ackland. A very tight even last quarter going goal for goal, left spectators on edge of their seat saw Min Man take away with the win by one goal.

C1

Result: Eudunda Robertstown 23 v BSR 50

Both teams came out and hit the court hard. It was a tightly contested first quarter with BSR’s GA Amy Baham making strong leads in the ring, helping them receive a five point gain. Saints challenged this in second quarter with Amelia Leditschke (GD) creating strong defensive pressure, however BSR fought back causing a lot of back and forth in the play with a 13 point lead at halftime. BSR’s Sarah Pilkington and Saints Renae Sauer contested the ball at every opportunity. BSR drove down the court with confidence, making it difficult for Saints to keep possession. Defence was stronger in the second half with a lot of turn overs from both sides. BSR stayed strong and capitalised on opportunities. By the final quarter, there was a 20 point gap helping BSR to take home the win, with Amy trengove (C) and Sarah Pilkington (GD) providing pressure and turnovers, and ending the gamewith a final score of 50-23


C2

C2

Result: RSMU 28 v North Clare 27

A strong contested start by both teams saw a fast first quarter with North Clare have the lead by two goals, with some great play by both teams. RSMU made a change in the mid court and fought back giving them the lead at half time by four. Some great play by RSMU Amanda Vandeleur in the mid court saw a very fast paced game. Strong defence from North Clare’s GK Kasey Mullighan put pressure on RSMU GS Nicole Saunderson who played a steady game in goals. Many turnovers throughout the last half of the game from RSMU GD, Imogen Swanson, who worked hard with multiple intercepts and strong assists down the court. There was fantastic feeding from RSMU GA, Georgia Eggart into Nicole Saunderson who finished with many goals. North Clare made a couple of changes and fought hard in defence to turn it over and lead by three at three quarter time A goal-for-goal last quarter saw RSMU come away with the win by one.


15U

Result: Min Man 65 v BSR 21

Min Man came out hungry for a win and with a strong first quarter saw them lead by ten goals at the quarter time break. BSR came out strong in the second quarter after making changes with accurate shooting from Jasmin Ross and Brooke Witcombe. BSR worked hard in the second and third quarters creating turnovers and opportunities for BSR goalies to shoot. However, Min Man continued with their strong play down the court for the reminder of the game with Daisy Duncan being a fierce competitor. Min Man continued to work hard to further their lead to win convincingly. A great game by all girls.


J1


Result: Min Man 24 v Eudunda Robertstown 30

The game started off with Saints getting the first goal, the ball then went back and forth with great defence from both teams. At quarter time Saints were up by four goals, but great defence pressure from Bridie Mitchell and Sophie Stockman reduced the Saints lead to one at half time. Saints made changes at half time bringing Leni Geister into goals which gave Saints extra speed going into the goal ring. Saints mid court players Bridget Williams and Eloura Mosey were steady and composed all game. In the end Saints played the more consistent game and came away with the win.


J2

Result: RSMU 37 V BBH 12

An even start to the game, featuring great passages of play and quality skills by both sides, saw RSMU take the lead by six at quarter break. Whilst BBH’s Lily Hancock (GD) and Madison Harvey (C) worked tirelessly all game to create opportunities for their team, RSMU’s Tameka Saunderson (GD) and Jemma Miller (C) provided many defensive turnovers for the Hawks, with the goalies capitalising well, taking out the win by 25.



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