The Eagles took the flight over on the weekend to tackle a red hot senior side coming off a break and chomping at the bit to get back on the paddock. And the boys didn’t fail to deliver with all 3 grades taking honours on the day.
Arriving at the ground at the 1st quarter change in the Under 17’s the boys were up by 5 large ones, and the game looked over early. Fast forward to 5 minutes to go and the boys are up by a few measly points. Not sure why they took sleeping pills at half time, but if not for inaccurate kicking from the Eagles, the boys would have been left wondering. A win is a win. Parker kicks 3 with Ash Bennet and you Gooden kicking 2 each. But the best were the defensive efforts of Fraser Yates and Mitch Wadley they were outstanding as to Will Carrols speed was hard to contain.
In the Magoos a handy squad was picked with a few “ins” notably Brady Morton who had and absolute day out across half forward and half back. The boys had 40 plus scoring shots to win by over 150 points. Matt Noonan kicked 6 lazy one as did Ash Dickenberg. Hard to pick 6 best as all the boys had a crack. Nathan Cooke and Jacob Osbeiston keep putting their name up for a senior promotion and Beardy was hard at it all day.
In the seniors, the boys started a bit tardy as Narrandera applied some pressure early. Once the ‘engine machine’ kicked in the lads had a field day. The much anticipated arrival of Dale Walker didn’t fail to disappoint. Signs that he will be hard to hold with his mate John Anstee at his side, any forwards will lose sleep knowing they got these two the next day! Shaun ‘ DRIZZY ‘ Driscoll had a his best game in the black and gold, dead set his battery never ran out all day . Jacko Kelly had a blistering second half, the forwards shared the loot for the day, whilst Shaun Flanigan roamed round and picked up a lazy touches to get a mention. Jake Gaynor also was a pain in the proverbial for the opposition
This week a much much harder hit out against the Hoppers. They seem to get the chocolates with any side they bring over, let’s see this result go our way today in all 3 grades.
Carn the Tigers
Although it was a bit wet and cold for our day against Narrandera, it proved braving the elements worth it for the netballers. With every grade from under 17’s to A grade having a win. Ohh- if you haven’t heard, that’s right B grade had a win. The 17’s overcame a wet court and cold conditions to win very convincingly 41-14 with Caitlin McGrath getting players player. C grade followed suit wining 32-19 and Kate Hurst playing very well. B grade got their first win in a nail biter winning by 3 goals in the end with a great team effort, that I’m sure was well celebrated at the social function. A Reserve were consistent with their defence and shooting winning 67-38. A grade played well in many different combinations consolidating their possession and getting turnovers at will. Great defence by Ella Finemore, Grace Cornell and Josie Daniher kept Narrandera’s scoring ability at bay.
Congratulations on a great effort and results.