The summer hockey season is heading for the Christmas break, and it’s great to see the teamwork and the skills improving each week.
Under 10 Mixed
Newtown Spirit vs Kardinia 6-2. A great game from Newtown Spirit, with the second half showing the benefit of great passing in the goal circle by Archer, Nate and Hugh. Excellent midfield play by Ruben, Pollyanna and Annabel. Sam’s sprint from the interchange bench to defend the goal, and subsequent saves on the goal line were a highlight.
Newtown Strikers Bye
Under 12 Mixed
Newtown Spirit vs Newtown Strikers 5-5. A very even game with both teams showing fantastic focus on the play and great interceptions. Excellent positioning and ball control by Thamindu, Amber and Charlie resulted in some lovely passes and created many attacks. Great work by Charlotte making concerted efforts to get the ball.
Under 14 Mixed
Newtown Strikers vs Bellarine 7-6. An excellent game by Strikers, with the second half teamwork and passing to space a highlight. Great running by Mitchell, Harry and Oliver, with Kenna and Harriet showing great awareness of their team mates and space to make effective passes. Matilda, Bella and Paige all showed great determination and perseverance, and great teamwork.
Newtown Spirit vs Kardinia White 2-5
Under 17 Mixed
Newtown Spirit vs Geelong College 9-12
Newtown Strikers vs Kardinia 7-14
Waaah Spaced vs Grammar 17-2
Newtown Spirit vs Roped In – 3-10
Newtown Strikers vs Saints 2-18
Flame On vs Slip Slop Slap – 15-5, and a very fun match!
Newtown Strikers vs Newtown Spirit 8-5. A very enjoyable game, with ‘give it your all’ efforts from Danny and Chris, well backed up by Zen and Ashley. Great skills by Ian to weave through the crowded path to goal. Excellent work for Strikers by Will, Kellie and Justin with Don solid in defence. Rohan showed great skills, controlling the ball well and making great position. Claire S found some lovely position, both in defence and attack.
Supersonics vs Bellarine 7-8. Excellent positioning and perseverance by Grace and Kirsty, well backed up by Corey and Germaine.
Rockets vs Wombles 4-5. Fantastic running and calling by Will, Noah, Harry and Ollie led to some great passes and plenty of attack. Great defence by Tracey kept out lots of goals.
Excellent passing by Lily, with Olivia showing great awareness of the best option for her passes. Annabel was in great position to receive the ball. Great determination by Hugo and Will to get the ball.