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Juniors Girls Report: Grand Final - South Adelaide vs Sturt

Posted by South Adelaide Football Club on 18 September 2017
Juniors Girls Report: Grand Final - South Adelaide vs Sturt

U17 Girls Report

South Adelaide vs Sturt
Grand Final - Peter Motley Oval - 17/09/17

South Adelaide11.773
Sturt 0.1 1

Goals: Walker 4, Charlton 3, Bosley, Thomas, Wright, Bohnsack
Best: Charlton, Schirmer, Bohnsack, Walker, Smith, Gore

South Adelaide's Under-17 girls have claimed the 2017 Statewide Super Talent Shield after their winning Grand Final performance against Sturt at Peter Motley Oval on Sunday afternoon.

On a beautiful Unley afternoon, the Panthers girls put the finishing touches on an undefeated season, clinching the Statewide Super Shield with a dominant 11.7 (73) to 0.1 (1) victory over Sturt.

The Grand Final success is the second in a row for this age group of South Adelaide junior girls and their third Grand Final playoff in as many years.

As expected for a Grand Final, the tone was set early with a highly contested battle in the middle by both teams.

South Adelaide was able to score the first major of the match thanks to a Sturt turnover at half back, with some silky ball movement through the middle of the ground and forward pressure setting up a great snap in the third minute.

The Panthers kicked their second major just two minutes later after some more terrific forward pressure.

With two goals in two minutes and some strong pressure and strength around the contest the Panthers soon wrestled control of the game.

South started to show their dominance through the back line, with some great intercept marking, and strong running through the midfield setting up repeat forward entries.

By the first change, South had control of the match leading 20 to no score.

To their credit, Sturt's players continued to battle hard in the second term, limiting the Panthers to just 2.2 for the quarter and remain in touch at the major break.

However, in the third term the Panthers broke the game open, adding 3.1 to the scoreboard and continuing to keep the Double Blues goalless despite their courageous endeavor. The margin at the final change was 52 points.

South Adelaide's defence continued to hold strong in the final term and the Panthers moved the ball fluently into their attacking zones and by the final siren had stamped their mark on a 72-point shutout win.



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