Wagga Tigers and Turvey Park came together on the weekend to support the flight against Motor Neuron Disease, donning blue or white socks for the occasion.
Turvey Park dominated across four of the five grades, with Tigers A grade sponsored by Kristopher Graydon Jewellers to be the only tiger team to defeat them.
Tigers under 17s Laura McMahon took home the Feather and Willow award for her efforts trying to catch up to Turvey Parks 26 goal lead. Tigers finished the game on 40 goals to Turvey’s 66.
The fierce competition continued into C grade, tigers were playing catch up the entire game. It wasn’t until the third quarter did Tigers really starting to fight back, with only 6 goals between them and Turvey entering into the fourth. Emily Haggar was awarded the Daryl Webster’s concreating award for her role in trying to catch Turvey. Tigers were defeated 29-40
It was a little closer in B grade, who were unfortunately defeated by five points. Georgia Tilyard claimed the Elders South Wagga award for her strong defence tactics in the game; however Turvey Park converted more possessions into goal to finish on 41-46
A Reserves were hit with the same disappointing loss to Turvey Park. Tigers were unable to catch their opposition who continued to dominate play from start to finish. Maddison Kelly was recognised for her efforts to regain possession in centre court ending on 34-51.
The A Grade Tigers smashed Turvey Park by 20 goals. Bridget Webster was named players player for her outstanding role from start to finish, completing the game on 64 goals to Turvey’s 44.