Drummoyne Power U11-2 v Concord Giants
Round 2, St Luke’s Oval
Finally, the rain eased off and conditions could not have been more perfect for Drummoyne to take on the Concord Giants at St Luke’s Oval.
Both teams looked strong and after a good warm up session were ready to get stuck in.
A decent and solid start to the first quarter – the boys in mid field applied excellent pressure. The under 10s playing up provided great support by taking some hard balls. Passing between the team was sharp. The quarter wrapped up with Giants slightly ahead.
Good pressure from both Drummoyne and Concord in the 2nd quarter, our Nick in particular applying pressure and skilled kicking, our Mikhail took some solid marks. The boys in the backs found their feet – good strategic play – there were a few good breaks to keep Concord on its toes. Special mention to Alex, Toby and Yoshi for doing a great job this quarter.
Quarter 3 was far the best quarter for the boys. This quarter was all about refocussing and regaining some composure in the first 10 minutes followed by stepping it up a gear. Concord was well ahead but this did not stop Drummoyne applying maximum effort. Some good attempts to clear the ball in the backs – applying solid pressure to hold Concord back. Mikhail was kicking really well in this quarter.
The boys continued their gutsy effort to wrap up the final quarter, some mighty attempts to tackle some of the ‘giants’ and a great break from u10s player Yoshi. It was a tough game, and despite a great effort, a well seasoned Concord was just too good. True to the spirit of the Power – the boys did not look like giving up for the entire game. Well done to both teams. Special thanks to Anthony for coaching, Joe for keeping us organised and for the U10s boys who played up.