Two Toc. teams out of finals
It wasn’t Tocumwal’s day on the courts in Saturday’s Picola League preliminary final played at Berrigan.
The Bloods’ Under 17s managed to keep up with Strathmerton, with only two goals separating them at half time.
A drop in intensity saw Strathmerton ease away in the third term on the scoreboard despite Toc’s gallant efforts. Strathmerton 41 defeated Tocumwal 23. Tocumwal’s best: Madison Wooden, Wynta Brain and Gracie Reid.
Tocumwal C grade came out strong, winning the first quarter with precision passes into the ring and the goals going straight in.
Down by one goal by half time, the Bloods failed to regain their first quarter momentum. Final score, Picola 33 def. Tocumwal 26. Tocumwal’s best: Amanda Reid and Melissa Jones.
Tocumwal have two teams looking for back-to-back premierships, with A Grade and Under-15s playing in this Saturday’s grand final in Blighty.
Read all about Tocumwal’s grand final sides on page 16 today.