Coaches Wrap – Round 5 vs Cove
The boys started very well and were winning the ball from the centre and running in numbers.
Our younger team members stood tall all day and were involved in several great passages of play which was fantastic to see.
Our older lads dominated play over Cove for longer periods and were instrumental in the side winning the day.
The team heads to Christies Beach to take more quality opposition next round and everyone is eager to see how we compare against these top teams.
On a sad note we farewell one of our team mates in Tiago Baker. Tigs is moving clubs and we wish him all the very best with the move. Tigs played one of his best games for the team in his final game for Flaggies and had several fantastic moments. Well done Tigs. And once again we send you off with big Flaggy loves. Cheers mate.
Lets keep up the great team work gents and remember every team we play is the hardest. If we play our way then anything is possible. #goflagggies
Once the rain stopped at half time and we kicked away with the final score being 22.12 to 2.1.
An even contribution across the board with 13 different goal kickers on the day.
Now looking forward to the next month of football
Our boys were robust at the contest and worked through what was a very congested corridor, to keep us a few steps ahead of the opposition. This was evident with us leading Cove in all of our KPI’s for the day. 40-25 inside 50’s, 12-4 marks inside 50 and 65-49 on the tackle count.
With a number of solid contributors on the day, it’s hard to mention all of the fellas but of special note, are the performances that Declan Tomkins and Chris Buersch give us in the Ruck, down back and up forward on a weekly basis. Both of these blokes gave us first use in the middle and took some towering marks inside the arcs last Saturday.
We look forward to playing on the wide open spaces of Bice Oval this week and to imposing our style of footy on the Christies Beach team.
B Grade Coaches (Aaron Caesarikow and Raeph Caesarowicz)
Next Up Christies @ Christies
It’s very easy for a coach to say ‘all played well’!! But that’s exactly what everyone did, against a team that I rate highly!!
It was a great ‘Team’ game by our Women. Scores were Flagstaff Hill 8. 15. 63 to Christies Beach 3. 0. 18
They were again very disciplined in playing our game structures. Our attack on the ball, right from the start, shell shocked Christies, and they couldn’t recover, after the first quarter.
Our mids set the pace from the start and gave our fwds many scoring opportunities. Congratulations to Emily Brockhurst on 5 goals!! We will eventually convert our scoring into a higher goal percentage!!
Our whole backline was again terrific. I thought even better than last week, against a much stronger and skilled opposition.
I expect our Women to keep up the good work and strive for more consistency over the next few weeks before our double byes.
Still having plenty of inside 50s resulting in 11.8 and keeping them to 7.8.
The boys should be proud of the way they played and how they handled themselves against a sometimes over the top opposition.
Blake kicked another 6, both Bunga’s, Jake and AJ, our Captain Dan with plenty of other players all standing tall and leading the way.
Andy Johnson, being the awesome person you are and a great teammate that everyone will tell you he is, has suffered another concussion with a dubious body slam from a Happy Valley player, not quite in the spirit of the game.
It saddens me to say that with the amount of concussions he has had he now will step out of footy indefinitely, personally I wish you all the best Andy and would welcome your knowledge and passion on my coaching staff anytime you want.
kicking our first goal within the first minute and finishing the quarter having piled on 7.1 to 1.1, Isabel Crowther on fire early kicking 4 goals in the first and finished the game with 5. The opposition brought the pressure in the second but the girls stuck to the structures and consistently won 1v1 contests to put the game to bed at half time. The second half we managed to kick 6 goals and continued to play impressive football off the back of great tackling and run and carry when we had the ball, to run out winners 14.10 94 to 1.3 9. Mel Anderson was outstanding in the midfield and up forward. Captain Jaela Manning’s ball winning ability was on display once again and Brooke Watson, after making her A grade debut last week, returned to the team and proved a handful all over the ground kicking 4 goals. We now face Cove/Reynella at home for our last matchup for the season. Hope to see a big crowd there and lastly, I hope all the Mothers had a terrific day!
We got off to a flying start and led at the main break 2.1-13 to 0.1-1. The big ground began to take its toll and although we kept attacking, we only managed 1 point per quarter for the last half. Christies Beach was able to post a couple of goals and missed a shot that hit the point post on the siren, keeping the final score 2.3-15 apiece. Such a good hit out deserved a draw, and even though both teams had their chances, the result was a true reflection of the effort shown by both teams.
The best players for Flaggys were: Emma Comley, who has started her season in the same fashion she finished her last. Sienna Aldridge, her presence up forward early was instrumental in creating our 2 goals, and Georgia Roberts ran strongly and linked well with teammates all game.
Goals were kicked by Sienna Aldridge and Tegan Siekman.
Our next match is back at home against Aldinga, who are also travelling similarly to ourselves, so another test for the girls.
Round 5 Milestones
Matthew Pearce – 50th Junior Game
Round 5 FHFC Debuts
Welcome to Michael Wright, Zoe Walker-Roberts, Rhys Jones, Mitchell Nuske and Madelin Jacobs who all played their first game for the Falcons last weekend!