DETAILS of the New Norfolk junior soccer matches from the weekend of July 27.
Under 6 Red gave a brilliant team effort. Jade scored seven goals despite a hand injury, supported by Hunter and Campbell who scored a goal each. Everyone showed improvement this week.
Under 6 Black played a great game against New Norfolk Red. Great goals went to Amber Rainbird and Stephanie Judges and Lucy Gleeson who scored her first - congratulations! Well done to all.
Under 6 White played a great game against Glenorchy Knights. This was their best game to date, showing great improvement with sharing the ball around and positioning themselves on the ground.
Under 7 Red had a good game against Brighton. All players tried hard and well done to Makayla on her goal!
Under 7 Black played Bagdad for a 3-all draw. Jacob and Jack were the goal-scorers. There was great teamwork all round and Jacob Priest, Declan and Hamish had some big kicks and near-misses. Well done to both teams
Under 7 White tried hard against Bagdad Red. Cale scored two goals and Jacob 1.
Under 8 played a great game against Glenorchy. Playing three short, the remaining six gave it their best. Well done to Oliver for some great saves in goals, Georgia for her first goal of the season and Maiken for his work in goals and his goal.
Under 9 went down by one goal to Holy Rosary, 5-4. What a fast paced game it was. Everyone played really well after having a few weeks off. Goal scorers were Ostyn 2, Aidan 1 and Luke 1. A half each in the goals by Luke and Alex B saw some great saves by both boys. Well done everyone.
Under 10 defeated Derwent United at Tynwald. Well done to Jorja and Montana for their unwavering pressure in defence and to Thomas and Lucy for playing a half each for the opposition. Ella, Lane and Dylan showed great footwork throughout. Levi was a powerhouse with six goals, Jed with three and Blake with one.
Under 11 had a good game against Metro after a few weeks off. It was a hard rough-and-tumble game with all players taking hard hits and standing their ground. Special mentions to both Jacobs who held the defence line as well as Jayden and Cody who worked well as a team to score four goals. Well done everyone!
Under 14C played Clarence at Tynwald Park on Saturday morning. The entire team played extremely well with smart passing and clever thinking to end the game with a 14-0 win. Goal scorers were Daniel Groom 7, Jayden Bartel 2, Lachlan Farah 2, Josh Russell, Joel White and Blake Priest with one goal each.
Under 14D played Kingborough Lions at the Showgrounds on Saturday afternoon with the first half a very close game, 1-1. After the half-time talk, New Norfolk came out firing with goals from Jakeb Rhodes, Braydon Wilson, Josh Russell and Aynsley Daft all converting to finish the game with a 9-1 win. Standouts for the game were Tayla Pelham, Britney White and Cheyenne Harwood who played extremely well. Well done team.