U8 White v Newtown
Round 3, Five Dock Park
A cracking game from U8 White team this week. The first quarter began with a bang, Aiden got 2 kicks in early and some great taps out of the centre. Louis had some big shots at goal, culminating in 2 points. Ben converted to a goal after some solid efforts from both Wil and Harry in the centre, both with 3 kicks this quarter. John had the first quarter of his life, kicking 3 goals and one point. Toby made a valiant effort in his quarter playing for Newtown.
The second quarter White faced a tough attack from Newtown who came out hard. Wil posted some expert stats – 2 kicks and 2 points this term. Toby took a strong kick into to Harry, who converted to a goal into the breeze. Sam was tough in his centre roving, and posted 2 handballs. Aiden scored for White with one goal. Finn was selfless in his contribution to Newtown this quarter.
A goal festivalia ensued in the 3rd quarter, with Ned showing the first signs of what would become an awesome performance, with an early goal off the side of the boot. Finn was brave in applying a solid smother, then 2 kicks and a goal. Sam continued to demonstrate how to handball, with 3 handballs this quarter. Wil was a tough defence for Newtown, with an intercept, 3 marks and 3 kicks. Harry created a new stream of play, after a brave turn over. Ned was unstoppable, scoring goal after goal, posting 5 for the quarter. John, Ben and Louis were resilient in the centre this term, showing great teamwork in their assist to the forward line. Toby was consistently defensive.
Thanks to Aiden for turning the guernsey inside out, and contributing to Newtown this quarter.
Coach’s Award this week to Ned for a star effort, 5 goals.
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