Black Bilbies vs Red Roos – ABC Game 1

The inaugural Andrew Barrett Cup kicked off in Sydney with a match between the Black Bilbies and the Red Roos (both teams made up of players from the Sydney Redbacks Club).

The very close game finished in a nail biting finish when Alex from the Red Roos scored with seconds to spare allowing the Red Roos to tip the scales in their favour with a win of 9-8.

Next matches will be held up in Newcastle on Sunday 28th April.

Summer Classic 2019 – Redbacks Make the Final

The 2019 version of the Summer Classic proved to be the best yet for Sydney, with many highlights and an incredible run to the final. From the very first whistle, Sydney raced into a 4-0 half time lead against NSW rivals Newcastle, holding on for a solid 7-2 win in the opening match. It was a very impressive performance in the Redbacks first match of the year, and also being Matt’s debut.

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Summer is here! The Redbacks take korfball to the beach!

Sun’s out, guns out… or in this case… wind’s out, post Christmas bellies out… A blustery day hit Nobbys beach in korfball but this didn’t stop 16 Sydney korfers from travelling up north to play in the first ever NSW beach korf tourno.

A mix of Redbacks and Royals, combined with some superstar actionball newbies hit the sand and had a fantastic day of beach korfball.

Massive congrats go to Sam Turtle and Marleen Jellema as the official ‘players of the day’.

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For more pictures of the day out, click here.

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!”