Rovers Talk (25/6/16)

Round 12 of the Football and Netball competitions got underway today with the Rovers taking on Picola United at Picola.

Netball

A Grade won their fourth game in a row with a comfortable 49 to 32 win over their Picola United opponents.

B Grade‘s winning streak has continued after the side recorded a 48 to 33 win over their Picola United opponents.

C Grade have recorded their third win in a row after defeating their Picola United opponents in a close one, the final scores were Rovers 40 to Picola United 38. 

C Reserve made it four from four for the senior teams with a 38 to 30 win over their Picola United opponents.  

The Junior sides played very well against their Picola United opponents and below are the results of their games.

The Under 17’s have delivered Picola United a heavy loss by winning their clash 66 to 21, the win maintains the Rovers undefeated season so far.

The Under 15’s have made it four in a row with a 21 to 11 win over their Picola United opponents.

The Under 13’s have kept their winning streak going by defeating their Picola United opponents 25 to 16.

Football

Rovers Football sides were in action against their Picola United opponents with success finding most of the Rovers teams.

The Seniors had a tough day with Picola United winning their game by 95 points.

The Rovers tried hard but had no answers against a Picola United side that led by 30 points at Quarter Time, 49 at Half Time, 70 at Three Quarter Time and the final siren sounded for a 95 point win to Picola United, the final scores were 18.15 – 123 to 4.4 – 28.

T. Lumbar kicked two whilst A. Hogan and A. May kicked a goal apiece for the Rovers.

The Reserves winning streak is over after a narrow six point loss to Picola United.

It was a tight game throughout with the Rovers 7 point lead at three quarter time being the biggest break lead before Picola United kicked 2.2 to 0.1 in the final quarter to win the match 5.5 – 35 to the Rovers 4.5 – 29.

D. Kirby kicked two goals whilst B. Ezard and M. Johnson both kicked a goal each or the Rovers.

The Thirds have continued on with their undefeated start to the season by defeating their Picola United opponents by 33 points.

The Thirds had a narrow four point lead at Quarter Time before Picola United outscored the Rovers to lead by two points at Half Time, The Rovers then kept Picola United scoreless after Half Time to win 7.10 – 52 to Picola United’s 3.1 – 19.

R. Norris kicked three whilst R. Gazzara, R. Murray, D. Kirby and B. Sartore all kicked a goal in the win

The Fourths have made it four wins in a row by keeping their Picola United opponents scoreless for three quarters of the match to record a 11.13 – 79 to 2.2 – 14 win.

The Rovers led by 26 at Quarter Time, 36 at Half Time and 65 at Three Quarter Time before the Rovers and Picola United kicked 2.2 each in the last to make the final margin between the two sides remain at 65 points.

T. McDonnell kicked 3 and B. Redden kicked 2 whilst K. Joss, T. Blake, B. East, J. Liu, R. Murphy and J. Ezard all kicked one goal apiece in the win.

Thoughts

Good results overall for the Rovers with the majority of its Football and Netball sides winning today.

The Seniors had a very tough day on the football field but they will learn from the game and continue on with their so far solid season.

The Rovers host Jerilderie next week and Rovers Talk will be back on Thursday to give all the pre game views before publishing results on Saturday night.

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