MRS Property Reserves Match Report Round 12: South @ West
MRS Property Reserves Match Report
South Adelaide vs West Adelaide
Round 12 - Hisense Stadium - 11/09/20
Goals: McCreery, McGree 3, Freitag, Bogle, Spicer, Potter 2, Biemans, Noble, Karpany, Douglass, Juckers
Best: Bogle, Biemans, Karpany, McGree, Spicer, Hoey
Friday night footy sees the South Adelaide Reserves defeat West Adelaide by 71 points at Hisense Stadium.
With the siren gone, Jake McCreery lined up for what was his third goal of the game but while this was the last kick of the match, the result itself had been determined much earlier as the scoreboard read 19.13 (127) to 9.2 (56) in favour of the Panthers.
But the Panthers second win in as many weeks did not start out as one-sided as it would eventually prove to be. That is because the two teams would continually trade blows during the opening half.
At one point during the first part of the second term, the Bloods came within just a kick of taking the lead but Mark Noble was able to burst through a pack and drill a goal to hand the visitors a handy buffer.
With a quartet of league experienced players all playing well, the Panthers headed into the main break with a promising 7.7 (49) to 6.2 (38) lead.
These league experienced players would continue to shine during the third term, with Cameron McGree kicking two goals in roughly a minute, while Malcom Karpany and Anthony Biemans provided plenty of pressure around the stoppages.
Then midway through the quarter, Brad Potter showed some great forward pressure to chase down his opponent which allowed him to go back and further extend the lead for the Panthers. Then at the twentieth minute mark, Danny Juckers side stepped his opponent before kicking truly to join the growing list goalkickers.
Just a few minutes later, Phoenix Spicer intercepted a Bloods kick in from full back and went back and drilled it from forty-metres out to extend the lead to 13.11 (89) to 7.2 (44) at the final change.
Spicer continued to make his presence felt during the final term, this time with a clean pick up and pass to Aaron Douglass who kicked truly from just inside fifty-metre arc. Continuing to be provide plenty of chances up-forward, Spicer would once again set up a teammate, this time it was McGree with his third goal of the game.
Following this goal, Noble cleared it straight out of the centre before hitting up Damon Freitag, who finished it off nicely for his second goal of the match.
The earlier mentioned Noble would then combine with Spicer to get the ball deep into attack, and the ball would eventually fall into the hands of McCreery whose goal after the siren handed South Adelaide a dominant 19.13 (127) to 9.2 (56) win.
South Adelaide will now look to push their winning streak to three matches as they clash with Norwood at Flinders University Stadium on Saturday September 19, from 11:05am.