2020 FEARLESS Round 6: Officially the lottery begins…games like Shakira…wherever whenever

Sydney Hub Game Number 1: Despite virtual ads for Deakin Uni, it was clear that the SCG was where Glebe Cats hosted Brisbane on Thursday Night. After an even 1st qtr, the Lions took control as the Cats saved face with 2 late goals, despite injuries. The goals/injuries pendulum swung in the Cats favour as Lions started dropping like flies and the Cats kicked 7 in the 3rd. Coach Scott: I told you so, Cats home by 27pts.

 

Sydney Hub Game Number 2: Campbelltown Magpies hosted Hinchinbrook Hawks at Ginads stadium on Friday Night. The injuries continued to mount up as the rain intensified and 1.3 to 1.7 was the last qtr scoreline. Unfortunately Hawks 1.7 contributed to a total score of 3.9, some 32pts behind the Pies. Some debuts: Pies Kelly 1 goal and broken elbow, Atu D2 16 stats, as Hawk Day 16. Mihocek 4. Treloar 35.

 

Queensland Hub Game Number 12: Forest Lake Dockers hosted the Sunshine Coast Saints at Metricon on Saturday and the Saints got off to a flyer, leading by 6 goals at qtr time. The Dockers had been based long enough to feel at home in the hub. The Saints must’ve had an afternoon kip as they were only 13pts down at the half…momentum…Saints scoreless in 3rd, Dockers charged ahead and held on, a win by 1 goal.

 

Queensland Hub Game Number 13: The Eagle Heights Eagles hosted the Ashmore Crows at the Gabba on Saturday. The focus was on the ruck battle, after the O’Brien tweet debacle aimed at NicNatNoo. The eagles won by 33pts largely attributable to NNN and the silver service given to the Eagle onballers. O’Brien was better around the ground but the Crows are having a hard time. O’Brien won a phone for his troubles!

 

Sydney Hub Game Number 3: Minto Demons hosted the Gilead Suns at Giants Stadium on Saturday evening. Much of the focus fell on the long awaited debut of Izak Rankine (pick 3,2019) and the lad delivered in spades! 3.3 on debut and goals with flair to boot..shades of an early Sun Bennell. The Demons’ effort much more in sync, led by Petracca 25,2 goals. Dees by 17pts. Dee Bennell a goal, his 1st in ages!

 

Queensland Hub Game Number 14: Eagleby Bombers hosted the Nerang Roos at Metricon on Saturday Night, both sides suffering from injuries. Enter Zaka to shake off the rust and kick 3 goals and get 20stats. The Bombers always looked more polished than the Roos, coupled with the Roos’ ability to cough up junk time goals. Bombers by 14pts, McDonald tag on Shiel kept the playmaker quiet and the tribunal will judge.

 

Queensland Hub Game Number 15: Palm Beach Power hosted the Greenbank Giants at Metricon on Sunday. Power coming back from its first loss, led for the most part, keen to restore winning ways. The Greenbank Ferrari stalled repeatedly until roaring to life in the 3rd with Greene in the middle. However, the contest of the last fizzled out as Power powered away to an impressive 17pt win. Whitfield 25 stats, 1 goal.

 

Queensland Hub Game Number 16: Red Hill Tigers hosted the St.Lucia Swans at the Gabba on Sunday. The 2nd lowest score in the recent history of the AFL as both teams struggling with numbers due to the displaced nature of the hub…calls of an ugly, defensive game compounded by Brisbane’s winter rains. No great spectacle, but the Tigers managed a win by 8pts. Coaches return fire, Swans injury tolls gets worse.

 

Queensland Hub Game Number 17: Cooroy Blues took on the Woodbine Bulldogs at Metricon on Sunday Night and from start to finish, the unfancied Blues led their much-vaunted rivals to record a convincing 52pt win. Coach Teague would’ve been rapt, despite a foot break at training. Blues far more polished. Veteran Betts 4,turned back the clock, magic rubbed off on Martin. Dog Day Night! McKay 3.

 

 

 

 

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