Rovers Talk (18/8/16)

The Semi Finals get underway this weekend in Strathmerton and Deniliquin.

A Grade, B Grade, C Reserve, Under 17’s and Under 13’s Netball teams as well as the Rovers Reserves and Thirds Football teams are playing in Strathmerton this Saturday.

C Grade Netball and the Fourths Football team are playing in Deniliquin this Sunday.

Netball

A Grade are taking on Tocumwal in a match that promises to be tough.

Last time they met: A Grade won their Round 17 match against Tocumwal 47 to 39.

B Grade are opening their finals campaign against Tocumwal.

Last time they met: B Grade lost their Round 17 match against Tocumwal 55 to 30.

C Grade are taking on Jerilderie in their match on Sunday.

Last time they met: C Grade won their Round 13 match against Jerilderie 51 to 44.

C Reserve are taking on Blighty in their match.

Last time they met: C Reserve lost their Round 11 match against Blighty 35 to 23.

Under 17’s are opening their finals campaign up against Jerilderie.

Last time they met: Under 17’s lost their Round 13 game against Jerilderie 34 to 33.

Under 13’s are starting their finals campaign up against Strathmerton.

Last time they met: Under 13’s won their Round 14 match against Strathmerton 29 to 24.

Football

Rovers Reserves are taking on Picola United in their second semi final clash.

Last time they met: Reserves lost their Round 12 match against Picola United 5.5 – 35 to 4.5 – 29.

The Fourths are taking on Mathoura in their first semi final clash.

Last time they met: The Fourths won their Round 15 match against Mathoura 7.15 – 57 to 2.2 – 14.

Thoughts

Composure and playing like a machine are once again key elements this weekend as the Rovers are coming up against tough competition right across the board.

With Grand Final berths on the line for seven Rovers teams and the threat of elimination hanging over the other two, Stress and nerves will be high but if the teams keep their cool, trust in their team mates skills and play the way they have been playing so far then things should go their way.

Rovers Talk will be back on Sunday with all the results for you to read and hopefully enjoy.

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