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.
Redbacks: Rachel Burt, Gemma Pratt, Meena Subramanyam, Victoria Wah, Rob Allen, Neil Hayes, Graham Morris, Laurie Nicol, Sebastiaan Schlee, Mark Zilm
With only one team entered in the B Grade competition this year, the Redbacks descended on Adelaide with high hopes of picking up the trophy. After a great learning experience in the Summer Classic in February and positive signs in training in the lead-up, the team was feeling good. First nationals experiences for the majority of the team along with competitive debuts for both Victoria and Laurie meant the team had a good balance of experience and enthusiasm. Continue reading “Nationals 2014 – Saturday and Sunday 7th/8th June”
Saturday 15th March saw NSW’s biggest match of the century: Team Sydney vs Team Edinburgh. With 6 Edinburgh ‘old boys’ in town the gauntlet was laid and Team Sydney were challenged.
Adelaide Summer Classic – Saturday 22nd February
Redbacks: Rebecca, Victoria, Sarah, Meena, Gemma, Jake, Graham, Rob, Neil
The Redbacks travelled down to Adelaide for the second annual Summer Classic with gaining experience and having fun the main things on the agenda (as well as destroying the locals in their own back yard). Excited for their first matches since June and korfing debuts for Victoria and Jake, the Redbacks arrived early to hone their playing style before the games began.
With a mixed squad of experience, inexperience and complete beginners, the Redbacks put in some great performances in the B grade competition of the Australian National Championships. The improvement, both individually and as a team, from the first match to the last was astonishing and the future looks bright for Korfball in Sydney.
Travelling to their very first tournament, the Sydney City Redbacks upset the odds to claim a hard-fought 2nd Place at the ‘Adelaide Summer Classic’.
Redbacks v Kellyville 3-2, 9-0, 6-2 (Scores may be disputed!)
Billed as the biggest match in the history of NSW Korfball, Kellyville KC rolled up to the centre of Sydney to take on the new kids on the block; the mighty Redbacks.