All Blacks and Riffs play out enthralling draw in UGSHA women’s A-grade competition

Narrogin Observer
Warriors’ Tom Bairstow is challenged by Olympics’ Mark Tenney.
Camera IconWarriors’ Tom Bairstow is challenged by Olympics’ Mark Tenney. Credit: Rodney Johnson

It was another great weekend of hockey in the Upper Great Southern Hockey Association with superb skills and goals on display from all teams involved.

In the Sportspower men’s A-grade competition, Riffs defeated All Blacks 5-3 with Brock Francis, Grady Francis, Rohan Bilney, Liam Sweeney, Blake Page and Toby Nicholas in the best players.

Meanwhile, Warriors trounced Olympics 6-0 in the other A-grade clash.

Best players were Steven Durell, Chris Allen, Max Evans, Shawn Heil, Brad Staphorst and Kynan Spencer.

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In the Edwards Isuzu men’s B-grade competition, Dumbleyung got on top over All Blacks 7-0 to record a dominant victory.

Joel Watkins, James Hesse, Matt Dare, Keirin Dean, Couper Spark and Caleb Dewing were the better players.

In the Warriors’ 2-0 win over Williams, Aiden White, Travis Cochrane, Ryan Hough, Andrew Major, Dan Major and Jeremy Dickson all stood out.

Wagin narrowly defeated Riffs 3-2 with Zac Ward, Connor Watkins, Ryan Johnson, Rob Sinclair, David Lange and Kyran Blight among the best performers.

In Sportspower women’s A-grade, All Blacks played out a pulsating 2-2 draw with Wagin.

Jodie George, Chloe Grout, Claire Coffey, Leah Kellow, Kara Jeffery and Takayla Pense were among the best afield.

In the Edwards Isuzu women’s B-grade, Williams cruised past Pingelly to win 6-0.

Tracey Price, Mateya Browne, Fleur Ford, Holly Blechynden, Holly Dowling and Jodie Broun were the best players.

All Blacks were narrow winners against Woodanilling 1-0 with Libby Hardingham, Rachel Grout, Jodie George, Carmen Bairstow, Penny Shackley and Danee Bairstow playing well.

Brookton defeated Wagin 1-0 with the most influential players being Courtney Fulwood, Lauren Rayner, Tracey Wood, Alix Carter-Regan, Kara Jeffery and Grace Van der Velde.

Warriors prevailed 3-0 against Robins as Lucy Kilpatrick, Amy Oats, Sarah Hennessey, Colleen Edwards, Renee Sieber and Mariah Edwards impressed.

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