All Blacks fall to rivals Riffs

Daryna ZadvirnaNarrogin Observer
Emily Holt (Wagin) with ball been tackled by Fleur Ford (Williams) in Sportspower Women A grade action.
Camera IconEmily Holt (Wagin) with ball been tackled by Fleur Ford (Williams) in Sportspower Women A grade action. Credit: supplied

Riffs got the better of All Blacks with a 3-2 victory in Upper Great Southern Hockey Association’s men’s A-grade game on Friday.

Brock Francis was the star player for Riffs, leading the team across the turf and converting two goals. Kendal Ballard and Grady Francis followed closely as Riffs’ top players, with Wade Angwin also scoring.

Andrew Bairstow converted both goals for All Blacks, while Connor Page, David Phillips and Quinlan Pace were the team’s best.

Warriors cruised to a 3-0 victory against Olympics on Friday.

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Josh O’Brien and Lachy Ward and Matt Hough were voted as Warriors’ best afield, with O’Brien and Ward scoring a goal each.

Marcel Corasaniti also converted a quick goal for the Warriors.

Bevan George, Royce Quartermaine and Connor Baker were Olympics’ best. George was named the game’s best player with Ward and Hough.

In the UGSHA’s women’s A-grade competition, Wagin won 2-0 against Williams on Saturday.

Sharni Chiswell led Wagin across the turf as both the team’s and the game’s best player.

Emily Holt and Leah Kellow both beat the keeper, with Kellow also voted as Wagin’s best alongside Jade Perkins. Suzi Hogg, Alana Ford and Cristie Lock were Williams’ top players.

Saturday’s Warriors versus Robins clash ended in a 2-2 draw.

Shannon Charles and Tayla Atkins both converted a goal for the Warriors, while Katie Phillips and Rani and Kira Flynn were the team’s best.

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