Walter Pless on Association Football http://www.walterpless.com.au/ Mon, 18 Jun 2018 03:54:05 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Warriors slay Lions with deadly second-half assault http://www.walterpless.com.au/2015/march/warriors-slay-lions-with-deadly-second-half-assault.html http://www.walterpless.com.au/2015/march/warriors-slay-lions-with-deadly-second-half-assault.html

Cooper and Vandermey - Copy

Photo:  Kingborough's David Cooper controls the ball while under pressure from Olympia's Jake Vandermey [PlessPix]

(NPL Tasmania, Warrior Park, Saturday, 16 June 2018)

Olympia Warriors 4 (L Hill 52’, E Castaneda 58’, J N’Koso 67’, A Holmes 80’)

Kingborough Lions United 2 (P Kantzos 6’, D Cowen 26’ pen)

HT: 0-2   Att: 120   Ref: B Kopra

Olympia Warriors: Johnson - Vandermey, Holmes, Hill, Stevens - Griffiths, Ortmann, Castaneda - Wadawu, Gurson, N’Koso (Subs: Little, Randall, Bellini, Sammut)

Kingborough Lions United: O’Connell - Herweynen, Cowen, Schuth, Zammit - Baker, Di Martino, Downes - Verdouw, Cooper, Kantzos (Subs: Bastock, Calvert, Stalker, T Pearce){jcomments on}

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walterpless@netspace.net.au (Walter Pless) Featured March 2015 Sun, 17 Jun 2018 14:33:47 +0000
Sunday results - 17 June 2018 http://www.walterpless.com.au/2015/march/sunday-results-17-june-2018.html http://www.walterpless.com.au/2015/march/sunday-results-17-june-2018.html

Kamara and Mulraney

Photo:  Devonport's Kieran Mulraney challenges Zebras goalkeeper Sheku Kamara [PlessPix]

NPL Tasmania

Hobart Zebras 1 (J Sklenar 42’) drew with Devonport City 1 (B Mann 71’ pen){jcomments on}

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walterpless@netspace.net.au (Walter Pless) Featured March 2015 Sun, 17 Jun 2018 07:17:37 +0000
Saturday results - 16 June 2018 http://www.walterpless.com.au/2015/march/saturday-results-16-june-2018.html http://www.walterpless.com.au/2015/march/saturday-results-16-june-2018.html

Downes and Ortmann - Copy

Photo:  Olympia's Mark Ortmann (right) skips over a tackle from Kingborough's Chris Downes [PlessPix]

NPL Tasmania

Olympia Warriors 4 (L Hill 52’, E Castaneda 58’, J N’Koso 67’, A Holmes 80’) beat Kingborough Lions United 2 (P Kantzos 6’, D Cowen 26’ pen)

South Hobart 7-0 Clarence United{jcomments on}

Northern Rangers 0-4 Launceston City

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walterpless@netspace.net.au (Walter Pless) Featured March 2015 Sat, 16 Jun 2018 08:38:53 +0000
Top-four NPL Tasmania sides all need wins this weekend in Round 10 http://www.walterpless.com.au/2015/march/top-four-npl-tasmania-sides-all-need-wins-this-weekend-in-round-10.html http://www.walterpless.com.au/2015/march/top-four-npl-tasmania-sides-all-need-wins-this-weekend-in-round-10.html

Sanders Mathew 15 June 2018 - Copy

Photo:  Hobart Zebras striker Mathew Sanders rates Devonport as the best team in Tasmania [PlessPix]

Devonport City must beat Hobart Zebras at 2pm at KGV Park on Sunday if they are to stay in touch with NPL Tasmania leaders Launceston City.

City, who hold a 4-point lead over second-ranked Devonport, are away to third-last Northern Rangers at 4.30pm tomorrow at the NTCA Ground in Launceston and are expected to win.{jcomments on}

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walterpless@netspace.net.au (Walter Pless) Featured March 2015 Fri, 15 Jun 2018 08:09:28 +0000
South Hobart youngster Antonio Saracino heads for Sydney http://www.walterpless.com.au/2015/march/south-hobart-youngster-antonio-saracino-heads-for-sydney.html http://www.walterpless.com.au/2015/march/south-hobart-youngster-antonio-saracino-heads-for-sydney.html

Saracino Antonio 13 June 2018 - Copy

Photo:  Antonio Saracino is Sydney FC bound [PlessPix]

South Hobart’s 16-year-old striker Antonio Saracino left for Sydney yesterday after being signed on for the Sydney FC Football Academy.

Saracino will play initially for the Sydney FC Academy under-16s and under-18s, but he eventually hopes to make it at A-League level.{jcomments on}

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walterpless@netspace.net.au (Walter Pless) Featured March 2015 Fri, 15 Jun 2018 06:04:59 +0000
Taroona Pirates win State-Wide Women's Cup Final against a brave Lions outfit http://www.walterpless.com.au/2015/march/taroona-pirates-win-state-wide-women-s-cup-final-against-a-brave-lions-outfit.html http://www.walterpless.com.au/2015/march/taroona-pirates-win-state-wide-women-s-cup-final-against-a-brave-lions-outfit.html

Taroona player evades tackle - Copy

Photo:  A Taroona attacker evades a Kingborough defender's tackle [PlessPix]

(Women’s State-Wide Cup Final, KGV Park, Monday, 11 June 2018)

Taroona 3 (Z Horgan 3’ pen, L Hulton 33’, A Ayton 90’+1)

Kingborough Lions United 1 (L Davis 63’)

HT: 2-0   Att: 600   Ref: E Mathews

Taroona: Lucas; P Blackwood-Coyle, Cropp, Dick, Maeve Dunbabin, Marion Dunbabin, Horgan, Hulton, Minstrell, Painter, Tolman (Subs: Ayton, Birch, Cane, Cruickshank, D Raymond)

Kingborough Lions United: Gardner; Clifford, Dadswell, Davis, De Smit, Furness, Lawson, McKay, Moore, Tatton, Watkins (Subs) Hale, Hickman, Iseli, MacKintosh){jcomments on}

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walterpless@netspace.net.au (Walter Pless) Featured March 2015 Tue, 12 Jun 2018 08:47:08 +0000
Powerful and slick Devonport down South Hobart in Lakoseljac Cup Final http://www.walterpless.com.au/2015/march/powerful-and-slick-devonport-down-south-hobart-in-lakoseljac-cup-final.html http://www.walterpless.com.au/2015/march/powerful-and-slick-devonport-down-south-hobart-in-lakoseljac-cup-final.html

Holden chip at goal - Copy

Photo:  Michael Holden chips for goal, but the ball came back off the crossbar [PlessPix]

(Lakoseljac Cup Final, KGV Park, Monday, 11 June 2018)

South Hobart 0

Devonport City 1 (M Barnard 15’)

HT: 0-1   Att: 1200   Ref: B Kopra

South Hobart: K Brown - Gorrie, Bowman, D Brown - Schmidt, Feral - Morton, Turner, Walter - Sculthorpe, Marins (Subs: Cook, Douce, Ludford, Thomas, Wright)

Devonport City: Pitchford - Lazcano, Mulraney, Smith - Bidwell, Krusa, Stone, Blizzard - Mann, Barnard, Holden (Subs: Andrews, Jesse Dance, Knott, Pearce, West){jcomments on}

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walterpless@netspace.net.au (Walter Pless) Featured March 2015 Tue, 12 Jun 2018 04:04:40 +0000
Cup Final results - 11 June 2018 http://www.walterpless.com.au/2015/march/cup-final-results-11-june-2018.html http://www.walterpless.com.au/2015/march/cup-final-results-11-june-2018.html

Barnard header - Copy

Photo:  Devonport's Miles Barnard wins a header against South Hobart skipper Daniel Brown [PlessPix]

Lakoseljac Cup Final

South Hobart 0 lost to Devonport City 1 (M Barnard 15’){jcomments on}

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walterpless@netspace.net.au (Walter Pless) Featured March 2015 Mon, 11 Jun 2018 07:33:53 +0000
Winner of Lakoseljac Cup Final impossible to predict http://www.walterpless.com.au/2015/march/winner-of-lakoseljac-cup-final-impossible-to-predict.html http://www.walterpless.com.au/2015/march/winner-of-lakoseljac-cup-final-impossible-to-predict.html

Mann and Morton - Copy

Photo:  Devonport's Brayden Mann (left) and South Hobart coach Ken Morton at today's media conference [PlessPix]

South Hobart and Devonport City will fight out the Lakoseljac Cup Final at 2pm at KGV Park on Monday.

The winner will qualify for the Round-of-32 of the FFA Cup nation-wide competition.{jcomments on}

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walterpless@netspace.net.au (Walter Pless) Featured March 2015 Sun, 10 Jun 2018 13:13:23 +0000
Brighton storm over Golden Gordons in 10-goal thriller http://www.walterpless.com.au/2015/march/brighton-storm-over-golden-gordons-in-10-goal-thriller.html http://www.walterpless.com.au/2015/march/brighton-storm-over-golden-gordons-in-10-goal-thriller.html

Headed ball - Copy

Photo:  Two opponents vie for a header [PlessPix]

(Southern League 3, Racecourse Road, Brighton, Sunday, 10 June 2018)

Brighton Storm 8 (S Ryan 5’, 56’, T Gill 15’, Z Hurd 42’, 72’, J Fewkes 62’, 83’, J Langford 77’)

Barnstoneworth Golden Gordons 2 (R Shafe 20’, B Garth 70’)

HT: 3-1   Ref: S Fagg

Brighton Storm: Nick Rolle; Joshua Cassidy, Jake Clark, Benjamin Nelson, Benjamin Smith, Tait Gill, Jade Fewkes, Zach Hurd, Samuel Nelson, Jackson Langford, Sean Ryan (Interchange: Timothy Steele)

Barnstoneworth Golden Gordons: Scott Edwards; Jonathon Darby, Anthony Dare, Rory Donohue, Brendan Garth, Jonathan Greenwood, Stephen Jackson, Robert Joyce, Joshua MacLure, Chris Schofield, Robert Shafe (Interchange: David Gunning, Glyn Matthews, David Rooney){jcomments on}

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walterpless@netspace.net.au (Walter Pless) Featured March 2015 Sun, 10 Jun 2018 09:13:57 +0000
Zebras outrun Lions, but only just http://www.walterpless.com.au/2015/march/zebras-outrun-lions-but-only-just.html http://www.walterpless.com.au/2015/march/zebras-outrun-lions-but-only-just.html

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Photo:  Kingborough's Jonathan Jones shields the ball from Zebras' Chase Clark [PlessPix]

(Southern Youth Under-18s, Tier 1, KGV Park, Saturday, 9 June 2018)

Hobart Zebras 2 (H Rhodes, T Green)

Kingborough Lions United 0

HT: 2-0   Att: 50   Ref: C Phillips

Hobart Zebras: Reid; Anderson, Botte, Clark, Ditton, Downham, Findlay, Fletcher, Green, Harcourt, Pullen, Rhodes, Sadath, Wells.

Kingborough Lions United: Hayers; Bastock, Boonstra, Dzalskowski, Ellis, Hall, Hutton, Jones, Ollington, Pitchford, Shanley, Straatsma, Tchong, Vivarelli, Wakefield, Blackett.{jcomments on}

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walterpless@netspace.net.au (Walter Pless) Featured March 2015 Sat, 09 Jun 2018 09:28:55 +0000
Brilliant late goal delivers Under-20s State-wide Cup to Olympia http://www.walterpless.com.au/2015/march/brilliant-late-goal-delivers-under-20s-state-wide-cup-to-olympia.html http://www.walterpless.com.au/2015/march/brilliant-late-goal-delivers-under-20s-state-wide-cup-to-olympia.html

Oh and Ebini - Copy

Photo:  South Hobart's Matthew Oh and Olympia's Jackson Ebini in a tangle [PlessPix]

(Under-20 State-wide Cup Final, KGV Park, Friday, 8 June 2018)

Olympia Warriors 1 (S Hills 88’)

South Hobart 0

HT: 0-0   Att: 150   Ref: N Coad

Olympia Warriors: Murfitt; Allan, Bygraves, Curtis, Ebini, Hardwick, Hills, Lesek, Mulungula, Smithies-Sharples, Tuyishime (Subs: Attfield, Baddiley, Harris)

South Hobart: Hart; Carter, Dayton,, Goodsir, Lakoseljac, Larby, R Morton, Oh, Tooze, Van Toor, Wilkes (Subs: Cornelius, Fleming, Grigg, Juju, Williams){jcomments on}

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walterpless@netspace.net.au (Walter Pless) Featured March 2015 Fri, 08 Jun 2018 11:57:16 +0000
Taroona favourites for Women's State-wide Cup Final on Monday, while Olympia should toss South Hobart in Under-20 Cup Final tonight http://www.walterpless.com.au/2015/march/taroona-favourites-for-women-s-state-wide-cup-final-on-monday-while-olympia-should-toss-south-hobart-in-under-20-cup-final-tonight.html http://www.walterpless.com.au/2015/march/taroona-favourites-for-women-s-state-wide-cup-final-on-monday-while-olympia-should-toss-south-hobart-in-under-20-cup-final-tonight.html

Eli Cropp and Isabelle Dadswell 8 June 2018 - Copy

Photo:  Taroona's Eli Cropp (left) and Kingborough's Isabelle Dadswell at today's media conference [PlessPix]

Taroona will start as firm favourites to take out the Women’s State-wide Cup when they meet Kingborough Lions United in the final at KGV Park at 11.30am on Monday.

Both sides caused shock results in reaching the final and their performances belie their league form.

Taroona are currently fourth in the league and Kingborough are seventh.{jcomments on}

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walterpless@netspace.net.au (Walter Pless) Featured March 2015 Fri, 08 Jun 2018 07:26:44 +0000
South Hobart spoil Kingborough's party http://www.walterpless.com.au/2015/march/south-hobart-spoil-kingborough-s-party.html http://www.walterpless.com.au/2015/march/south-hobart-spoil-kingborough-s-party.html

Kantzos and Morton - Copy

Photo:  Kingborough's Phil Kantzos (left) tries to intercept South Hobart's Nick Morton [PlessPix]

(NPL Tasmania, Lightwood Park, Saturday, 2 June 2018)

Kingborough Lions United 2 (C Downes 23’, D Cowen 70’ pen)

South Hobart 3 (N Morton 47’, D Brown 51’, J Turner 77’)

HT: 1-0   Att: 400   Ref: S Plomaritis

Kingborough Lions United: Stalker - Herweynen, Cowen, Schuth, Zammit - Di Martino, Downes, T Pearce - Baker, Verdouw, Kantzos (Subs: Bostock, Calvert, Hall, O’Connell)

South Hobart: K Brown - Gorrie, Thomas, D Brown, Cook - Feral, Turner, Schmidt, N Morton - Marins, Walter (Subs: Bowman, Degetto, Douce, R Morton, Wright){jcomments on}

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walterpless@netspace.net.au (Walter Pless) Featured March 2015 Mon, 04 Jun 2018 08:18:35 +0000