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JDF-55 Settles for Tie Against Gordon Head-55, 1-1

JDF-55 Settles for Tie Against Gordon Head-55, 1-1
March 18, 2018, 12noon, Tyndall Turf

Not a lot to report on this game in which we borrowed 4 or 5 players from other teams.  One of these guests scored for us in the first half.  They came back to tie in the second half after the ref granted a weak penalty.  The one memorable play came in the second half on a free kick that we took from outside of the 18.  It was dished up perfectly over the wall to Tommy who slammed a header into the ground and into the goal.  We were almost back to the kickoff spot in our celebration when the ref honoured the side-line ref's call of an offside.  Hardly!  But they took back the goal, and the rest of the match went scoreless.

JDF-48 Caught with Pants Down for Tie Against Castaways-48, 2-2

JDF-48 Caught with Pants Down for Tie Against Castaways-48, 2-2
March 21, 2018, 7:30PM, Royal Bay Turf

This was a tie that felt like a loss, after we played a strong first half with a very pretty goal that started with a long kick to the right corner that Rob chased down.  He fed the ball into the middle with a rocket cross that was more like a shot, but Ric hit the ball with a strong volley after one bounce and the goalie watched it slice by him into the right side of the net, making it 1-0.

Cory and Stu had offered to play for the other team since they only had nine, and they started both of these guys up front.  Stu had one opportunity early in the half that scared all of us on the sideline as we watched what was almost a header into the goal.  After a bit, Cory was done helping their team, and Rob offered to go in for them.  He must have liked that they put him up front because even after their late-comers showed, Rob decided to stay on for their team.  This would come back to hau…