U6 Black v Concord Giants: Round Two
Location: A mildly soggy Taplin Park
A lovely sunny day after a week of rain, floods and storms – and the players certainly rose to the occasion. It was great to have our first home game of the season, against a lovely opposition team, in the Concord Giants.
Thomas got the team off to a great start with the 1st Goal, and continued to demonstrate good defence and kicking skills, ultimately taking out the Coach’s Award for R2. Oscar again showed great kicking and passing skills, (coached by older brothers perhaps?) scoring some great points/goals along the way. Alexander displayed great team work, and agility around the field. Evie again took a great mark, despite some distractions with her teeth, and her kicks were well placed. The kicking drills are starting to come true, with Edward showing how it can be done. Charlie’s hand balls were strong and well timed. Akira was everywhere, good defence and kicking, bringing more goals and points to our tally (if there was a tally), ultimately taking out the “Future AFL Star” award for the week.
Austin and Ted showed off their great sportsmanship playing strongly on the Giants team to even up numbers. Austin’s passing skills were admirable, and Ted played a good defensive team against his friends in Power, though a bit of team identity confusion evident in his hand balls to Power players.
Over all, some great team work, and you can really see the team coming together!
Thanks to Nat (Austin’s Mum) for doing this week’s Match Report.