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Match Report Round 8 Sunday June 17th - Div 2
Match Report Round 9 Sunday June 17th - Div 4
Match Report Round 8 Sunday June 3rd - Div 2
No report received.
Match Report Round 8 Sunday June 3rd - Div 4
Match Report Round 6 Sunday May 20th - Div 2
Match Report Round 6 Sunday May 20th - Div 4
Match Report Round 5 Sunday May 13th - Div 2
Match Report Round 5 Sunday May 13th - Div 4
Match Report Round 4 Sunday May 6th - Div 2
Match Report Round 3 Sunday April 29th - Div 2
Match Report Round 4 Sunday May 6th - Div 2
Match Report Round 3 Sunday April 29th - Div 4
Match Report Round 2 Sunday April 22nd - Div 2
PM/SMD 6.4 (40) Bentleigh 11.5 (71)
Goal kickers: Aljaz Degleria Cade (2), Ches Mcnamara, Harper Montgomery, Lucas Weinbach, Connor Lunson
Match Day Awards: Ches Mcnamara, Will Dean, Alisdair Nolan
Coming into round 2, the boys knew we had to lift significantly from last weeks performance. The ball was not seen much by our forwards in the first quarter as Bentleigh seemed to be easily out competing us in both the midfield and back 50. But, we regrouped at quarter time and knew that our voice and attitude had to intensify. The second quarter was the first quarter where we had maximum intent for a whole quarter. We started to work for each other by hard hitting shepards and leading up to become a kicking target. This then lead to us piling on scoreboard pressure.... We were back in the game!!! Unfortunately this moment did not carry on for the whole of the next quarter, and by the time we had lifted back to that full intensity in the fourth quarter, it was too little too late.
Although the end result was not what we wanted, some great positives came out of that game:
Although we were cursed with injuries, losing three of our boys, we were still able to create great contests even though we were outnumbered on the field and they also had a bench of three players.
When things start going our way, the whole team is willing to work for each other that competitive spirit is up in the air.
Still much to work on in upcoming training sessions, but a significant improvement from last week's performance.
Match Report Round 2 Sunday April 22nd - Div 4
PM/SMD 14.10 (94) AJAX 3.2 (20)
Goal kickers: Charlie Morgan 4, Lachlan Morgan-Degaris 4, Gabe Wines-Winch 3, Mitch Geraerts 1, Jake Temby 1, Alex Black 1,
Match Day Awards: Cody McCleod, Samson Magasanik & Charlie Morgan
The Under 14 Div 4 team travelled to Moorleigh Reserve where we were the home team. The conditions were perfect for football and the kids turned up focused and ready to bounce, albeit with only 17 players. Led by this weeks Captain Eddie Kiefer and Vice Captain Cody McLeod, the bloods jumped out of the gate and kicked 7 quick goads in the first quarter. With Eddie, Mitch and Samson controlling the centre clearances, Lachlan came alive and slotted four quick goals before getting injured just before half time. With 16 players in the 2nd half, strong defence by Bronx, Tadhg and Lucas W ensured there was little opportunity for Ajax to score. Our wings Gabe and Morrie as well as on ballers were lively around the ground the whole day, never giving up and committing 100% to each other. As things were going quite, little livewire Charlie Morgan stepped up his game and punished Ajax with another four quick goals which took the run and effort out of Ajax. This truly was a fantastic team effort today and everyone contributed to this fantastic win. The team is coming together nicely and bonding well. The leadership of these players throughout the game and strength of character against an opposition that had 7 more players was testament to their characters. Well done boys.
Until next week go PORT / SOUTH!
Match Report Round 1 Sunday April 15th Div 1
Match Day Awards: Harper Montgomery, Dylan Carver, Luke Cornwell
Today we were greeted by wind and rain before the game had even started, which meant that we were in
for a hard, slogging game no matter what the opposition were like. Possibly because of the rain, or maybe
just the excitement of football season being back, our attitude and intent during warm up was not up to the
100% standard I know that the boy’s are capable of. This was shown at the beginning of the first quarter
as we were caught off guard by the more disciplined and structured opposition, who were able to kick a
few quick goals on us. We were able to hold off this attack towards the end of the quarter and also had
some of our own forward entries but only converting for behinds. For the rest of the game we had glimpses
of a high intensity football, but for the most part we lost our structure and voices were down, allowing
Cheltenham to run over the top of us.
Positives coming out of todays game were:
- Although we were down by 40 or so points in the second half of the last quarter, we were willing to
still work hard and defend, keeping the opposition goalless for the remainder of the game
- At the end of the game, as a team, everyone was able to identify what needed to be worked on
which included increase in workrate/willingness to work for each other, voice and talk to be lifted,
creating kicking targets who are constantly on the move and most importantly having the discipline
to hold a structure amongst all positions.
Although there is much to improve on from today's game, the boys put in a good effort for round 1.
Match Report Round 1 Sunday April 15th - Div 4
Match Day Awards: Jackson McKenzie, Will Dean & Rober Larcher
The Under 14 Div 4 team travelled to Oakleigh to play Oakliegh JFC. We had 17 players and the
conditions were very ordinary with rain throughout the game. Whilst we did not have a full team our
players arrived motivated and keen to step onto the ground and give 100% for the Bloods. Jackson
McKenzie and Will Dean accepted the roles of Captain and Vice Captain and provided the team with
leadership and direction from start to finish. Jackson ensured the backline was strong and accountable
and prevented the opposition from scoring a goal whilst Will Dean kept presenting at Centre Half Forward
in a display reminiscent of the great Wayne Carey. Strong midfield performances from Luke Monahan
(ruck), Robert Larcher, Samson Magasanik, Mitchell Geraerts and Morris McConchie propelled the ball
forward and gave our forwards many opportunities. Eddie Kiefer and Cody McLeod put their bodies on the
line on numerous occasions to prevent Oakliegh from scoring and provide our midfield and forwards with
first opportunity. Whilst a few players have been named, it truly was a team effort with all players
committing to the ball and supporting their team mates with 2nd and 3rd efforts throughout the game which
was very pleasing to see. It was a strong first round win with 17 players that will only improve as the
season progresses and the players get to know one another. Until next week go PORT SOUTH!