ROUND 2 -V- Cygnet at Slab Road
The trip last week to Cygnet allowed the Blues to post a solid win over Cygnet in the Seniors and a disappointing loss in the Reserves.
Post-game beers in the Cygnet clubrooms in amiable surroundings made celebrating the mixed results enjoyable. We thank Cygnet Football Club for extending their hospitality and we hope to reciprocate in Round 13. Thanks to Nifty and the team.
The Centenary Ball is on Saturday 9th July at Wrest Point Casino. To register you interest to attend, please contact the Club on the numbers listed in this record
Another road trip for the Two Blues, this time to Cygnet, saw our senior team take the points in perfect conditions for football at Cygnet Oval.
The first term saw both teams play some exciting end-to-end footy with the Two Blues taking a slender lead into quarter time.
Early dominance in the second quarter was a sign of things to come as the Two Blues extended their lead ay half-time.
With a strong defence, hard-working mid-field and lively forwards, the Two Blues controlled the game after half-time and never looked threatened to record a satisfying Away win.
A strong team performance was the highlight of the day, allowing Marriott to kick five goals and Nick McWilliams three with a host of other important contributors.
The Two Blues Reserves travelled to Cygnet in what proved to be a valuable earning experience for the young team. It was terrific to see a lot of improvement from the previous week, especially the younger players some of whom have clearly signalled their intention they want to work hard and play senior football. The return of several strong and experienced players combined with some very exciting youngsters will see the Two Blues Reserves mould into a very competitive team in the coming weeks. The team is well coached by Boof Turner and a solid win is just around the corner.
Unfortunately, Lindisfarne failed to get enough interest to field a Colts side last week.
Things are afoot to remedy this situation and, with the bye against Claremont this week, we have some to time to consolidate our plans.
The 2010 Best & Fairest count was held on Saturday the 21st of August. The top ten for all grades are below:
2010 Best & Fairest Results
||Nick Braslin 52
||Kaine Menzie 52
||Kieren Iles 35
||Dave Scott 44
||David Smith 26
||Jordan McCallum 31
||Justin Myers 29
||Ricky Batt 18
||Raedon Smedley 29
||Brodie Phillips 24
||Matt Stone 16
||Bodie Savage 27
||Jamie Tubb 23
||Mark Rutherford 16
||Luke Alsford 26
||Gavin Quirk 21
||Chris Russell 13
||Jye Sullivan 22
||Nathan Barton 19
||Wally Dare 13
||Shaun Frogson 21
||Aaron Hilder 15
||Andrew Kennedy 12
||Jake Whittenbury 20
||Tim Bracken 14
||Chris Turner 10
||Jai Bannister 18
||Matt Phillips 12
||Simon McCarthy 10
||Cam Potter 14
The season is now 2/3 of the way through, and after Saturday’s game against Dodges everyone is looking forward to a weekend off with the bye.
All three sides have shown positive signs this season. It has been particularly pleasing to see the continual improvement, in particular by the colts and seniors.
The seniors showed last week that they can compete with everyone in the competition, having a solid display and taking it right up to New Norfolk. The reserves have been solid all season and I am sure will get over the minor hiccup they had against New Norfolk last week. The colts under Scotty Bester have become a solid unit and should win more games before the season’s end.
We still have 3 home games to go and are always looking for extra help on match days. It takes a lot of help to run the club on home games. This includes finding bar staff, canteen staff, 4 people to man the gate, people to sell the raffles and margin tickets and a couple of people to man the BBQ and wet area. On top of this, on the football side we need 3 match managers, people to man the scoreboard and time-keep in each game, water boys, trainers, interchange stewards and at the start of each day people to set up the ground. The day finishes off with people cleaning the ground and clubrooms. In this context I’d like to thank those people who tirelessly help each week, they have done a great job.
If anyone reading this letter can lend a hand for an hour or so please let me know. Extra help is always most welcome.
Finally I’d like to wish the three sides all the best for the last part of the season, in what we hope is a lead up to another finals campaign in each grade.
Trevor Bailey – President