In junior competition news, St Georges Basin Dragons’ two Under 10s teams walked away with wins on the weekend as did two of their three under 11s.
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It was a tough call at the beginning of the year to split the 11s into three groups with only 10 a side, but they are developing beautifully and look to have an even stronger 13s season next year.
Speaking of 13s, the 13 boys B-side pulled out another convincing win.
These boys have worked really hard for the last two seasons and continue to demonstrate great teamwork.
The 13 boys A-side enjoyed a bye for the wet long weekend and were able to rest up for next week when they travel north to face Gerringong.
Under 13 girls were unable to field a team this week due to illness and injury.
Under 15 boys A-side were washed out this week.
They will be heading to Huskisson sports grounds this Wednesday night.
The Under 15 girls had a bye on the weekend.
In senior news, over 35s had a bye this week while the senior men headed to Milton on Saturday.
Third grade had a great game, winning 3-0 including a powerful penalty shot from Dayne Spalding and a couple of great crosses set up by Dave Brown resulting in goals from George Brown and Isaac Grainger.
Reserve grade had a tough 0-3 loss.
The team is putting in a great effort on a weekly basis and plays with plenty of enthusiasm until the final whistle.
Dragons are sure that results will start going their way as things now move into the second half of the competition.
First grade had a 4-1 win over Milton.
It was a real team effort across the board and it was hard to single out any one player as a standout.
It has taken a couple of seasons, but with the tactical nous of Craig Holden, they have now found a system of play that suits and is both effective and pleasing to watch.
Tuesday night saw all three ladies teams at home.
Third grade were up against equal first on the ladder, Shoalhaven United.
With four key players out, the first half was frenetic and saw Shoalhaven take the lead 4-0 with some speedy attacks and powerful shots on goal.
The second half saw the girls settle and play their game with only one more goal getting through.
Reserve grade took on Illaroo which saw a fantastic and fast end-to-end match.
The 2-2 result was a reflection of how even the match was.
First grade also took on Illaroo who are currently top of the ladder.
The girls played excellent defense with Illaroo only able to take shots from outside the 18 yard box.
Persistence paid off and the girls took home a 1-0 win.
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