Teams start to hit form ahead of finals

Berry Black fullback Tim Mather. Photo: ROBERT CRAWFORD
Berry Black fullback Tim Mather. Photo: ROBERT CRAWFORD

THE weekend saw a number of important games take place in round 17 action of Shoalhaven Hockey, as teams vie for those all-important finals positions.

In the first men’s game of the weekend, Allsorts have put a dent in Shoalhaven Heads finals aspirations with a tough 2-1 win.

Shoalhaven Heads were looking the goods and are still fighting for the final four, but Allsorts proved they are finding their top form at the right end of the season.

Burrawang Bunyips had a good 3-nil win against St Georges Basin, and again, this leaves the door open for the final position for finals, as the make up of the top four is far from known.

In the last men’s game, club mates Berry White took on Berry Black, with the match ending in a nil-all draw.

Both teams tested the others goalkeeper on numerous occasions but the chances went begging at both ends.

in the women round 17 action, St Georges Basin women defeated Allsorts Black, which should go a long way to securing their finals spot.

Allsorts Orange fared better than their club mates, defeating Burrawang too all but secures there top two finish.

In the round’s final match, Shoalhaven Heads played out a hard fought draw with Berry White. 

After 17 rounds and with four regular season rounds remaining before finals, the men’s ladder stands at; Burrawang Yowies (42 points), Berry Black (40), Shoalhaven Heads (31), Burrawang Bunyips (27), Allsorts (23), St Georges Basin (20) and Berry White (9).

The women’s competition table stands at; Berry Black (51), Allsorts Orange (31), Burrawang (33), St Georges Basin (25), Berry White (19), Shoalhaven Heads (16) and Allsorts Black (14).