Jack Toft
Years ago

R4 ABL Action

A very interesting round last weekend, and with only 4 sets of games this Saturday night, the cream is starting to rise.

Rocket Roosters - Lions @ Hillcrest
Tigers-Eagles @ Southern Siberia
Warriors-Flames @ St Clair
West-South @ Port Adelaide

Rockets-Lions
Women: Lionesses played their heart out last weekend, but you can't average 36 turnovers a game and expect to win. Rockettes should chalk up a win here.
Men: Lions are on bottom, but haven't played badly. They are slow out of the block and haven't won a first quarter yet. When you're chasing jumbers in a game it makes it hard. Need to get the Z to start to have any hope of a win. Rockets are 3-0, but should get up after a fourth quarter surge..

Tigers-Eagles
Women: Eagles go into the game 3-0 and should be celebrating at 4-0 on the way home to their roost. Reckon they should shout Maccas to the Tigeress just to be nice.
Men: Will they be "goodenough" this week? Riley is top of the points table and unless the canteen lady can slip a micky into his powerade, should get another lazy 30. I'ld like to tip Tigers, but they will be out-rebounded by the Feagles. Eagles by 10.

Warriors-Flames
Lots of criticism of St Clair stadium during the week. Difficult to see the Warriors get up in either game. Away team to win both.

West-South
Women: West will get this pretty easily, not by 50, but Sam can clear the bench for this one. West by 30.
Men: Is that angry little ant back yet? West are too tall and solid. Similar margin to the men.

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Jack, you said the same thing about Sam getting off early in the first round. Could be your kiss of death statement?

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Jack Toft  
Years ago

Yes, seems to be.

There are players coming on board now that are about half her age, and she is still twice as good as them.

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fan  
Years ago

And these kids, who have actually been on board for two or three years, will improve their game by sitting on the bench?

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Jack Toft  
Years ago

fan,
I am not having a go about specific people. I am saying that Sam is a quality player

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Rhythm Willie  
Years ago

Lions

Watched last Sundays game against West who were up in the first quarter about 17 to 2. Basically the Lions shot like S......t.

At the start of both the game and after half time, West streaked ahead. The injection of Carlin for brief minutes in the first and second half seemed to inject a run of points which brought the Lions back into the game.

They should have won, but IMO a few subs with 5 minutes to go and scores even, the final 5 on the floor turned the ball over far too many times(at one stage 5 times in a row without putting a shot up).

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Shotclock  
Years ago

Westies have been without Brad Davison in the mens and Kerrin Webber(nee truslove)in the womens.Room for improvement in both teams.
Pity this review cant get regular sponsorship.Keep it up Jack Toft,the rest of us can provide some further insight on game night.

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Anonymous  
Years ago

is the game at 7-00 west and south paper has 6-30 which one

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Shotclock  
Years ago

Yes West v South Women start at 7.00pm, Men at 8.45pm due to Junior Country Champs at Port Stadium

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Anonymous  
Years ago

What happened in the Norwood vs Woodville game? Norwood underachieve?

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Jack Toft  
Years ago


Women Results;
North over Lions
Tigers tamed by Eagles - hoped they bought Maccas
Warriors burnt by Flames - hope the lighting at St Clair is better than other stadiums
Bearcats over Panthers by 30 odd

Men
Lions get their first win - obviously came out of the blocks early!
Eagles swoop on Tigers
Flames torch Woodies
Bearcats maul Panthers

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Anonymous  
Years ago

mens game for woodville norwood went to ot. exciting touch game from teams. as for the lighting at st clair, its being fixed after easter.

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anon  
Years ago

st clair had great atmosphere thanks mainly to the bar - we enjoyed the coldies on hand - ligting not as bad as i was led to believe and who needs to sit plenty of room to stand - maybe those soft doggies who appear to be complainers cant stand up
stand up walk to the bar stand and cheer all great - i be back well next year anyway

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anon  
Years ago

all fair at st clair lights lights lights
save a tree save a park earth hour reigns in the land of warriors
onwards upwards as far as eye can see its all fair at st clair

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