Redbacks take on Nationals 2018 in Adelaide

Squad:

Nancy, Neha, Paula, Sarah, Tania, Valerie, Victoria;

Adam, Graham, Ian, Mark, Sam, Tomas

The Redbacks rocked up to Adelaide full of optimism after NSW championship win over Newcastle, and a squad of 13 strong. Redbacks debuts for Paula and Valerie as well as a first taste of nationals for Tomas, Sam, Adam and Tania gave the Redbacks a fresh look. With only the top 2 from the round robin of 7 teams making it to the final, every game was crucial, and Sydney had Arista first up.

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Sydney Redbacks vs Newcastle Royals – Game 1 – 2018!

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Sydney Redbacks (B) 5 – 12 Newcastle Royals (B)

Redbacks: Elise, Gemma, Joey, Nancy, Neha, Kate, Ben, Mark, Rob, Sam, Tom B, Tomás

Goals: Joey, Gemma, Mark (pen), Sam, Kate

The first game of the NSW 2018 korfball series got underway with a high quality, high scoring game. Newcastle took the lead early before Joey shot from close range to get the Redbacks first goal of the season. Sydney then created multiple chances but showed signs of early season rustiness as Newcastle took a 4-1 lead. As the half-time whistle neared, Gemma found space and sunk a mid-range shot to make it 4-2 at half-time. Continue reading “Sydney Redbacks vs Newcastle Royals – Game 1 – 2018!”