Werribee’s annual pre-season pennant tournament was run on the 16th-17th of March, hosting 6 teams of high quality, including Footscray’s Pennant A squad. Throughout the weekend, the young squad of 16 players gave it their all and came out with some great results. At the end of the round robin section one draw, a loss and three excellent wins had resulted. The decision as to who would play in the grand final against Geelong came down to goal difference between Footscray and the Werribee Black team. An outstanding 11-1 win against PEGS in Footscray’s final game however boosted them into second position. Footscray was now set to verse Geelong. On the Saturday, Footscray had held to a 1-1 draw for most of the game, before the more experienced side scored 2 late goals, defeating Footscray 3-1. Due to prior commitments and unavailabilities, two Footscray spectators, Lisa Anderson and Ning Boonprakob, were asked to help out and provide a bench for the sixth game in two days. Geelong came into the final the clear favourites, but the Footscray team played an excellent game and rose to the challenge. At the end of full time it was a nil all draw. At the end of extra time golden goal, it was still a draw! Unfortunately the decision came down to strokes. Geelong managed to put four balls in and Footscray placed...Read More
8 Weeks on Mondays @ FHC
23rd July – 10th September
Fees: $10 per game…
Uniform: Same colour t-shirt
Rules: Modified hockey rules, easy to learn in 2 minutes, no particular level of fitness or skill required
Who’s your 6?
You can register a whole team OR as an individual and HV will place you in a team. Go to www.socialhockey.com.au