Congratulations to all participants in the SATIS Football Finals over the past week.
Boys 1st XVIII Guilford Young College 12.12.84 defeated Scotch Oakburn College 8.10.58 (The first half was a tight affair with GYC leading by 7 points at half time. A five goal to one 3rd quarter gave GYC the break which they held onto through the final quarter despite the best efforts of Scotch, in the end running out 26 point victors and taking out back to back SATIS 1st XVIII premierships. Max Lamb kicked 3 goals for GYC & Harry Bayles kicked 4 for Scotch).
Boys 2nd XVIII St Patrick’s College 10.12.72 defeated Hutchins 5.7.37 (Hutchins got the jump on St Patrick’s to lead by 19 points early in the 2nd quarter but by half time St Patrick’s were leading by 17 points after kicking five unanswered goals in 13 minutes to end the quarter. In a tight 3rd quarter with only 1 goal scored by each team Hutchins threw everything at St Patrick’s but could only reduce the margin by two points. St Patrick’s were able to kick away in the last quarter to record a 35 point victory and celebrate back to back SATIS 2nd XVIII premierships with Dylan Farquhar kicking 7 goals for St Patrick’s & Rob Zeeman kicking 3 for Hutchins)
Girls 1sts Marist 4.4.28 shared the premiership with Guilford Young College 4.4.28 (The match was played in sunny conditions at Scotch Oakburn College in Launceston. It was a close encounter during the first half with GYC leading Marist by 2 points at half time. In the 3rd quarter Marist was able to kick two goals while keeping GYC scoreless to lead by 11 points at 3 quarter time but GYC fought back in the final quarter to lead by 1 point with only seconds remaining. The ball was camped in the Marist forward line and finally made it’s way through for a touched behind to level the scores and take the game into extra time. GYC kicked 1 goal in the first half of extra time through Vice Captain Claire Ransom, with Rakelle Walker of Marist kicking 1 in the second half of extra time to leave the match level on 28 points apiece meaning the Girls 1sts Premiership was shared after a quality match between two closely matched and skilful sides)