Violet Town takes home the chocolates against Avenel
The club cannot express enough gratitude for the Violet Town Lion’s club efforts - well done.
With the back six holding tight, VT was able to come in at quarter time with the scores level.
A five minute burst late in the second quarter saw the boys take a slim lead into half time.
The second half was much like the first with both sides having the run of play at times which provided a tense final quarter for both sides’ supporters.
Fortunately for the VT faithful, the boys were able to capitalise late in the game and they ran out the winners.
Saturday’s result saw the Scott Kanters/Patty Ryan Memorial Cup return to Violet Town much to the delight of Pat’s parents, John and Julie, who there to receive the cup on the day. Seconds
Goals: Nathan Abley 2, Jake Sutherland 1, Eddie Kozole 1
Best: Nathan Abley, Matthew Davies, Nicholas Dowell, Aymon Rozema, Stuart Dean
On Saturday, August 12, Violet Town played a refreshed Avenel at Avenel.
Avenel got off to a flying start with some quick slick ball movements and caught VT on the hop at quarter time.
The next three quarters saw the boys fight back but Avenel always had the answers and ran away with the win.
[Apologies to Ashley Hobbs who was not named in the photos on the back page of last week’s paper]