Tuesday Night Match Report: 8th April 2014
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Tuesday Night Men’s Division 1
Walking Dead 8 V 9 Benchwarmers
Top Goalscorer: Michael McEvoy (Walking Dead, 5) MOM: Aaron Pomeroy (The Benchwarmers, 3)
In one of the most emphatic games of the season, The Benchwarmers overcame The Walking Dead to get up 9-8 and take all 3 points. Both these teams have been predicted to finish pretty close together in the Division this season so it was always down to be a thriller with lots of goals!
This game wasn’t just about the Teams but it was about the Rivalry between McEvoy of Th Walking Dead and Aaron Pomeroy of The Benchwarmers. These 2 giants in the division love their club and both are captains, so this game was destined to involved these two big star names. By the end of the 40 McEvoy scored 5 goals for his team to put them in with a great chance of winning the game but not even he could match a performance to remember as Aaron Pomeroy provided not only a hatrick for his side (now on 26 goals for the season) but also came up with assist after assist which earned him the MOM award. Craig and Brett also hit 3 each to ensure the Benchwarmers took all 3 points.
Tuesday Night Mixed Division 1
Abandoned By Bears 7 V 10 Balls Deep
Top Goalscorer: Mick (Balls Deep, 5) MOM: Tara S (Abandoned By Bears)
1 of the Favourites for the Title met their match tonight against newly promoted Balls Deep, which turned into an end to end encounter and saw a total 17 goals scored! 10 of which went in favour of Balls Deep , who took all 3 points in their debut appearance in the Mixed Div 1.
Mick played an outstanding solo display in the No9 role as he smashed in a total of 5 goals for his Balls Deep team. Simon Kennedy added 3 more and Balls Deeps Manager Kristi Kelly added a brace to make sure they took all 3 points. Lloyd from Abandoned By Bears replied with 4 goals of his own to take it to 16 for the season so far and Tara played an outstanding role in midfield to take the MOM award, but both their performances weren’t enough to warrant their team a single point.
Tuesday Night Mixed Division 2
Have A Crack 7 V 9 Wanted
Top Goalscorer: Mike Greenwood (Wanted, 5) MOM: Mike Greenwood (Wanted)
Team Wanted put in a memorable display tonight as they overcame a resilient Have A Crack team that pushed them all the way till the final moments. The 9-7 score shows just how close it was between these two Div 2 teams but a Vintage Maradonna esk Solo display from Mike Greenwood ensured that Wanted came away with all the 3 points. A brace from Anthony and Vanessa took them 2 goals clear of Have A Crack. Phil tried his best with a 4 goal contribution, to keep his side in with a chance but they just fell short.
Tuesday Night Mens 7s
Dad’s Army 10 V 5 Ball Crushers
Top Goalscorer: Wato (Dads Army, 4) MOM: Wato (Dad’s Army)
Wato put in a 10/10 Match Rating to take the MOM award after he bagged 4 goals and take all 3 points for the Dad’s Army Boys! With this win under their belt they have made it 2 wins from 3 games in the new Tuesday 7s Winter Comp. Ball Crushers were left helpless even after 3 goals from Dan and 2 from Adam but this wasn’t enough to even up the 5 goal deficit.
Dad’s Army Thommo (3 goals) and Macca (2 goals) also made good contributions and could of well earnt the MOM award on another day! Ball Crushers will have to pick themselves up after this defeat.