Sunday 23rd April 2017, 11:28am
Results wrap-up ; big thanks to the magnificent Robert Bray for sorting this -
Saturday had our Prems Away at Logan Park against the Scarfies. They had an excellent first half seeing the boys go 1-0 up. In the second half we had Tennessee score his second screamer and were looking good. Credit to the Varsity team who scored with 15 on the clock. Making it a nervy finish, but we held on for a 2-1 win. Debut for Spencer Byers, also youth players Tim O'Farrell, Shay Thom and Kas Ali. They showed that there slowly getting to grips with senior footy.
Our Fletcher Cup team against Mosgiel fielded some young and relatively inexperienced side who performed well despite the result. They went 2-0 down after 2 well taken goals, but managed to pull 1 back. Entering the second half 2-1 down, we conceded a poor 3rd goal. We managed to get it back to 3-2. This unfortunately then led to a 4th goal being given away almost instantly. The boys have plenty to work on but our young guys gave it there all. Goals went to Dom Madden & Oscar Black, both picking up there first senior goals.
Our Div 2 had a good game resulting in a 11-1 win against GI
It was a good game, the boys played good football and scored some good goal. Goals went to:
Matt Slocum x2. Tom Shepard (POD) x2. Tom Lewis x2. Dan Baker x2. Matt Fallows X1. Barry Schmidt x1. And Conrad Sinclair x1.
Div 3 to the 1888 went up against Varsity. It was a week of waiting to find were and when we would play. Monday we were early at Ellis, then Tuesday late at Ellis. Only for Wednesday to roll around & we were early agin at Ellis Park, but we were now only able to facilitate 9 players due to family commitment being made when we were set to play late. We defended like demons for the first half, with both teams having equal opportunities. We went down 2-0 mid way through the 2nd half. Brad saved a penalty & we went all out attack to get 1 back. Varsity sealed the game with a 3rd goal with 5 on the clock. POD went to our keeper Brad.
Into our Div 4 grade we had the Mustangs play a game of 2 halfs against a well numbered Mornington team. Short of player, we took the field with what we had, but we never really entered the game. By the end of the 1st half we were 0-4. The 2nd half seen what felt like a completely different team & with in the first minute we almost had our first goal. The lads dug in deep, and in keeping with what has become Mustangs tradition Tanyaradzwa got himself 2 goals. With time diminishing quickly we only managed to pull back 1 more goal to finish the game at 3-4. POD went to Ben O'Connor.
Our Chargers put on the gumboots and headed down south in a Fred Dagg themed away game. It sounded like it was a tough game with the lads getting there first win for the Season. The 4-1 win had Henry bagging 2 goals in his fixed role as striker. New to the team Terry got himself 1. With Fozzy picking off from last season and get himself 1.
The Originals didn't have to much to write up about the day. But they did give Peter Evans POD, somehow.
Moas went up against the colts in Darby game on our masters field. The moas say they started promising start with 5+ subs, but only managed to leave with a tan. The 7-0 loss was not a fair reflection. But there's always next week. However the Colts took the field with 1 sub as they were struggling for numbers. The opening 10 minutes were dominated by the Moas with good forward play & possession, we weathered the storm with Mercer in goals( aka Bad Santa) having some great saves. Gaz managed to turn the tide with a great well taken goal. After that we gained midfield, largely due to Matty & Gribs ( who drove back from Clyde. What a team man. POD)
Women's Prems Wrap-Up - Today the Roslyn Premier Women were welcomed by Nick and Green Island Women to an amazing looking Sunnyvale.
GI really pressed for the first 20 minutes but we did well to see it out and followed up the rest of the half by netting 5.
Second half came round and our finishing was not of the standard we had set in the first half, we were still able to net 2 in the second half taking the final score to 7 - 0.
Couple of stunning goals within the game, couple from distance and some from a good hard press. Goal scorers were Holly J, Holly W, Alex, an OG and yet another hat trick from Renee.
Player of the Day went to the 4'11 midfield dynamo Sammy.
Our Div 1 women's teams had the Rouges against Caversham, with a big 20-0 win. The Rogues played an easy layout at Brockville on a perfect Dunners day. We started early with an easy goal from Jo after applying early pressure. That set the measure for the first half and we decided to play an easy game after 2 weeks off. By halftime we were 8-0 up & with the uphill 2nd half we thought we would change our play to focus solely on the middle. After scoring a further 12 goals for the half, we ended the game with most of the team scoring at some point.
The Shetlands then took on Mosgiel with the girls playing a good first half. We were at 0-0 by the end of the 1st half. They girls were still in the game as it remained even game with the score at 2-2. They deserved a draw to get the 1 point however with 2 mins to go Mosgiel snatched the lead and the win. Goals to Bree & Ricki. POD went to Kelly for here work in the goals and for winning 5 1vs1 goal scoring chances.
Our new team the Kaimanawa's made up for last game as they took on Varsity were the curvature of the earth (Brockville). They team was keen to make this week more competitive, and indeed we did. The girls gave it everything and with a goal mouth scramble had us down 0-1 at the half. We had a strong game from Hannah in goals, and also our backline, Teena, Niamh and Glenda (POD) at defensive midfield. To keep it close. We enjoyed having some possession this week and had some good attacking plays, looking good in their half & some good shots on goal which was exciting. We know our first goal is coming and you better watch out when it happens. Happy days, with a good competitive game, down 3-0 but improving which is what it's all about or these girls.
Giddy up Roslyn.
Sunday 9th April 2017, 10:56pm
Results Round Up - These notes are poorly cobbled together from my memory, in my excitement I forgot to grab proper notes... that's what happens when I score a worldie, I promise it won't ever happen again...
A mixed bag of results this week in a busy day of Men's and Women's footy action... but the clear club highlight was the debut of the new Kaimanawas team in Women's Div 1. It might not have been a great result - a tidy Mosgiel team put a few goals past our girls - but it's brilliant to see a brand new team at the club!
Originating from the sideline WAG's of the O35s Originals, most of them had never played a game of footy in their life before today, and we all know the first time can be a bit awkward... They gave it their all though and will surely improve over the course of the season... and most importantly they seem like they had a lot of fun. POD was Ange.
In other Women's Div 1 action, the Rogues had a massive 9-1 win over Northern with club debutant Jo bagging a gob of goals, while the Shetlands battled hard against Green Island but lost 3-0, POD to Belinda.
Heaps of new faces for our Women's Prems, but they clicked immediately with a big 8-1 win over Tech Maroon at the home of football. Renee Bacon starred with some goals but it was an awesome performance from the whole team.
The Moas are unbeaten this season after a 1-0 win over Northern at Forrester, but the Colts came crashing back to earth with a 3-8 loss to Grants Braes. In the O35s, the Originals were missing sprightly keeper Pete who was relegated to the Prems... Nath did an admirable job between the sticks but the boys went down to a sharp Harbourside team, their first loss since last May. POD was new recruit Ian Adamson who's been a great addition.
In Div 4, Rob Bray's Mustangs remain unbeaten after coming from behind to beat Green Island 3-2. Meanwhile, the Chargers dominated versus Northern but frustratingly drew 2-2. The opener was a 35 metre swerving screamer from Captain "Halley's Comet" Morgan - too bad the clod missed a sitter to win it late on. Henry scored the other with a clinically brilliant finish, he's fitting nicely into his new role of striker.
The 1888's lost to Northern 2-5, with Moork treasuring the POD prize. PV's Thirds also had a loss, going down 0-2 over the hill at Mosgiel.
The Seconds improved from last week, although did lose 2-4 to University... rumours abound that Foxxy bagged a brace!
Meanwhile it was one that got away for the Prems out at Memorial... despite creating plenty of promising chances, and some great saves from Pete in goals, Mosgiel snatched a late goal to win 2-1.
Here's Sheryl's report on the Women's Prems great win...
The Roslyn Premier Women welcomed Eddie and the Tech Maroons to Ellis Park for our opening game of the season.
6 amazing young ladies made their debut for the team in this game, Crystal, Georgia along with some new faces to the club, Morgan, Renee, Aimee and Samantha. We also welcomed back Sammy after her time up North.
We started the game strong as we intended, by half time we lead 4 - 0. We did more of the same in the second half, creating chances, hitting cross bar, tight offsides, we conceded 1 but netted another 4, taking the final score to 8-1.
Goals went to Holly W with one, an own goal, hat tricks to both Holly J and our Player of the Day Renee.
Massive well done to all our girls on a strong performance as a team, we look forward to our next match vs GI in two weeks!
Sunday 2nd April 2017, 10:44am
Tidy opening weekend for the club, just one loss to prevent Gaz from having to open up his pockets for a Presidents shout...
Bizarre scenes for our Men’s Prems who were pumped to face Caversham at Tonga Park for the Blair Davidson Challenge Trophy – but never got to kick a ball after the referee cancelled the match due to incorrect pitch markings. Frustrating that the game couldn’t get underway but sometimes these things happen, let's hope its a one off.
It was an eye-opening start for our 2nds who faced a Tech side oozing experience and class. We were definitely second best although the 8-1 scoreline felt a little harsh, just got away on us a bit towards the end. Onwards and upwards, there’s plenty of new faces to the grade but Tel is confident they’re putting the hard yards in so the results will surely come.
PV’s Thirds faced bogey team Caversham, and made a good start, playing well and improving as the game progressed. There were a few new faces who played well and were solid. Came away with an impressive 2-1 win, goals to Dan Baker and Matt Duke. POD went to Barry Schmidt, but the real star was the sweeper/keeper –none other than PV himself, diving and punching like a sprightly Ed de Goey.
The 1888’s took on great rivals Melchester Sharks, and it was a classic game of three halves… good hard game, we conceded early on but the lads dug deep to get 1-1 at the (first) break thanks to Jules White. Steve Brown scored a spectacular winner with 15 to go and we held on. All in all very happy with the start to the season – Alan “Neymar” Gray POD.
Chargers went out to a windswept Culling Park to face Tech Weasels, it was a tough but even match played in great spirits. With the wind at their back, Tech opened the scoring, but we grabbed one before the break thanks to new recruit Andrew. We dominated play in the second half and were denied by the woodwork and Tech’s stubborn defence. Henry scored a good goal before Tech grabbed a late equaliser. 2-2 final score, we’ll take that. POD newRob who was brilliant at the back.
The O35 Originals were also out at Culling and were 2 goals down at halftime into the wind. Nige gave us a stern talking to and Rich Fyfe must have listened scrambling our first goal in. Then Charlie smashed in a 45 yard screamer to tie it up. With minutes remaining Maff burst down the right, crossed in a beauty to Lam who headed in the winner! POD Rich.
The Colts opening game was out at Mosgiel in the sunshine. A solid start to the season with 6 goals and 4 injuries! Goals to Gerald Sherratt, Jab, Gribbs, Steve Mc, & Matt. Promising performance, POD was Jab.
Women’s teams get underway next week, so should be a great turn-out at the clubrooms next Saturday!
Thursday 23rd March 2017, 12:02am
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Friday 3rd February 2017, 06:44pm
Men’s 1st's, 2nd's, and 3rd’s pre-season training has commenced. Every Thursday night 6:00pm at Ellis Park ongoing...
Prem players, past and intending please contact Coach Colin Thom 027 451 8685.
Pre-season training for our Roslyn AFC Women will start Wednesday 8th February at Brockville Park at 6pm, then every Monday & Wednesday following that. All are welcome to attend. Feel free to send us a message if you have any questions - Sheryl Walker