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  • Round 15
    Kingsley Year 4 Lions V Sorrento Duncraig Sharks
    Best Players Goal Kickers
    Luca L'Abbate
    Lachlan Swinbourne
    Kristian Pugh
    George Scoble
    Luca L'Abbate
    Jayden Willcocks
    Jett Morrow
    Coaches Comments

    For the final game of the season the Lions faced a fired up Sorrento Duncraig Sharks on their home turf in blustery conditions. The physical tone of the game was set early with both sides having a solid go at the ball. The Lions suffered a few injuries with midfielder Aiden D'Amico rolling an ankle after a very promising start to the game which was a big blow to the team. The boys rallied though and Kristian Pugh and George Scoble rose to the challenge with several key attacks on the contested ball. Whilst dominating the possession we were unable to get value for effort on the scoreboard and let a few cheap goals be scored in turn overs. As the game wore on the Lions continued to apply the pressure and Luca L'Abbate added some major scores with Lachlan Swinbourne repelling the ball across half back. A fantastic team performance which showed how far the boys have come this season. Thanks to all the players and parents for a great season, we hope to see everyone back again next year.
    Harry Jones worked hard all day and his efforts around the contest were rewarded with a late goal. Mace Pedretti asserted his presence by taking some pack marks and taking the ball away from stoppages. His use was superb and set up quite a few of his team mates with unselfish play.

  • Round 14
    Kingsley Year 4 Lions V Balga Bombers Orange
    Best Players Goal Kickers
    Mace Pedretti
    Harry Jones
    Jayden Willcocks
    Luca Boczar
    Jayden Willcocks
    Mace Pedretti
    Jett Morrow
    Harry Jones
    Hayden Morris
    Mitchell Hunt
    Luca L'Abbate
    Coaches Comments

    After a solid week on the track this week the Lions turned up ready to play and showed early their intentions to play a hard game. Our aim was to play a consistent 4 quarters and I'm pleased to say we achieved that goal. The team's passing was vastly improved this week with players looking and passing to open team mates.
    Harry Jones worked hard all day and his efforts around the contest were rewarded with a late goal. Mace Pedretti asserted his presence by taking some pack marks and taking the ball away from stoppages. His use was superb and set up quite a few of his team mates with unselfish play.

  • Round 13
    Kingsley Year 4 Lions V Balga Bombers Blue
    Best Players Goal Kickers
    Jett Morrow
    Mitchell Hunt
    Luca Boczar
    Zayne May
    Jett Morrow
    Luca Boczar
    Lachie Swinbourne
    Mace Pedretti
    Mitchell Hunt
    Jayden Willcocks
    Tony Franchina
    Coaches Comments

    The Lions faced the Balga Blue team today on their home turf, and were ready for a tough game. The home side started strongly putting a few goals on the scoreboard early. The Lions responded in the second quarter gaining the midfield advantage and managing to gain a few majors back out way. Whilst dominating the play for the latter part of the day the Lions kicking let them down in patches by not taking the time to find a team mate. Jett Morrow was on fire up forward today, with Luca Boczar and Mitchell Hunt winning the battle in the midfield. Zayne May was a key utlility making an impact all over the ground. Another good week on the park for the Lions.

  • Round 12
    Kingsley Year 4 Lions V Kingsway Teal
    Best Players Goal Kickers
    Aiden D'Amico
    Antonio Franchina
    Lachlan Swinbourne
    Jett Morrow
    Jayden Willcocks
    Mace Pedretti
    Logan Wilson
    Coaches Comments

    After a disappointing performance last week the Lions put in a solid week on the training track with a large emphasis on clearing the ball from congestion and application of physical pressure. The team set the goal of working hard for the full 4 quarters and getting more aggressive at the contest. Despite being a little loose in defence on occasion we worked hard to achieve those goals and the result was a good team performance. Aiden D'Amico was tireless in the midfield and got plenty of ball moving forward for the team. Lachie Swinburne was dogged in defence and had an impact when called into the midfield as well. Tony Franchina continued his impressive improvement this season with a great game up forward, getting himself into good position continually and using the ball effectively. A good week for the Lions.

  • Round 11
    Kingsley Year 4 Lions V Kingsley Tigers
    Best Players Goal Kickers
    Hayden Morris
    Jayden Willcocks
    Logan Wilson
    Jett Morrow
    Jayden Willcocks
    Jett Morrow
    Luca L'Abatte
    Coaches Comments

    The Lions faced a fired up Kingsley Tigers today and were found wanting when the physical pressure stepped up a notch. The Tigers are to be commended for their ball use and general attack at the contest. Whilst the Lions were good in patches we lacked overall commitment today and the scoreboard told the tale. Hayden Morris worked tirelessly in defense today, with Logan Wilson, Jett Morrow and Jayden Wilcocks putting in solid efforts.

  • Round 10
    Kingsley Year 4 Lions V Kingsway White
    Best Players Goal Kickers
    Luca L'Abbate
    Mace Pedretti
    Kristian Pugh
    Lachie Swinbourne
    Luke Mitchell
    Luca Boczar
    Jayden Willcocks
    Luca L'Abbate
    Mace Pedretti
    Mitchell Hunt
    Aiden D'Amico
    Coaches Comments

    The Lions were engaged in a fierce battle at Kingsley oval today against the very well-matched Kingsway team. Both teams contested the ball very well and were hard at it. After a sensational second quarter with several quick goals the Kingsway team stepped up their efforts and applied some dominant physical pressure. An arm wrestle ensued in the last quarter with both teams pushing hard to the final siren. A fantastic game to watch and be a part of - well done boys. Kristian Pugh worked very hard in defense with Mace Pedretti answering the call when needed both forward and back. Luca L'abbate was the stand out performer working tirelessly all around the ground, throwing his body into the contest and scoring as well.

  • Round 9
    Kingsley Year 4 Lions V Sorrento Duncraig Dolphins
    Best Players Goal Kickers
    Luca Boczar
    Hayden Morris
    Tony Franchina
    Luca Boczar
    Jayden Willcocks
    Coaches Comments

    In a very even contest today the Lions performed well against Sorrento Duncraig at Seacrest Reserve. When the group held to our structures and positioned themselves well the boys were able to intercept the ball and also pass effectively up the field which was great to see. We continue to lack confidence going hard at the contested ball, instead allowing the opposition to get first use of the ball while we attempt to tackle. Focus this week at training will be on body contact and getting comfortable with working in congestion. It was great to have Jett Morrow back in the side after an extended injury period after breaking his finger earlier in the season, he played well in defence. Tony Franchina was up and about today finding plenty of the ball and his use was fantastic, giving us plenty of drive forward during the game. Hayden Morris battled hard across half-back for most of the day and his second and third efforts were a pleasure to watch. Luca Bocsar worked himself into the ground again with another solid performance in the middle, kicking goals and getting back to help in defence. All in all, a good effort with some great shows of promise when we stick to the plan.

  • Round 8
    Kingsley Year 4 Lions V Warwick Greenwood Red
    Best Players Goal Kickers
    Lachlan Swinbourne Jayden Willcocks
    Jayden Willcocks
    Luca L'Abbate
    Mace Pedretti
    Coaches Comments

    In a game of two halves this week the Lions started very well, moving the ball forward with purpose and scoring several unanswered goals. After half time however the Warwick-Greenwood Knights stepped up a gear and began winning the ball with great attack on the loose ball. The Lions took some time to respond but managed to hold on in a very close contest. Lachy Swinbourne and Jayden Wilcocks were solid performers throughout the game.

  • Round 7
    Kingsley Year 4 Lions V Carine Cats
    Best Players Goal Kickers
    Tony Franchina
    Riley Lancaster-Smith
    Kristian Pugh
    Mace Pedrett
    Jayden Willcocks
    Luca Boczar
    Logan Wilson
    Coaches Comments

    The Lions came out to play today against the Carine Cats and held to our team structures for the majority of the day. Despite numerous attacks we struggled to get major scores on the board but the determination and effort couldn't be faulted. As the dew dried up and the skills started to improve the boys lifted a gear and some changes up forward seeing Jayden Wilcox add some firepower and slotting a few goals. Superb defensive efforts and relentless tackling saw the ball start to fall our way and better use of the ball as the game went on was good to see. Tony Franchina found the ball and used it well and Kristian Pugh's second and third efforts to the ball was a highlight. Returning player Mace Pedretti showed he will be a force to contend with and Riley Lancaster-Smith was a stand out in defense. An overall good team performance.

  • Round 6
    Kingsley Year 4 Lions V Balga Blue
    Best Players Goal Kickers
    Luke Mitchell
    Riley Atkinson
    Mitchell Hunt
    Jack Johnson
    George Scoble
    Luca Boczar
    Logan Wilson
    Harrison Jones
    Jayden Willcocks
    Antonio Franchina
    Mitchell Hunt
    Coaches Comments

    The Lions performed well today and displayed fantastic sportsmanship by providing additional players to the under-manned Balga team. At times we were second to the ball, which resulted in some good tackles however we will work to improve this over the coming weeks. The midfield worked hard all day and were able to win the majority of the clearances. Luke Mitchell, Riley Atkinson and Mitchell Hunt were solid performers.

  • Round 5
    Kingsley Year 4 Lions V Yr 4 Kingsley Alleycats
    Best Players Goal Kickers
    Luca Boczar
    Hayden Morris
    Kai Morrow
    Jack Johnson 1
     
     
     
     
    Coaches Comments

    In a spirited return to good form the Lions played off in the Kingsley derby against the Alleycats, a game we always look forward to. The game turned out to be a four quarter arm wrestle with both sides pushing hard to get the ball. In the end, the Alleycat's better use of the ball was evident, but the spirit of the Lions was not to be discounted. In a solid team effort, Luca Boczar, Hayden Morris and Kai Morrow worked hard and stuck to their jobs.

  • Round 4
    Kingsley Year 4 Lions V Yr 4 Sorrento Duncraig Tigers
    Best Players Goal Kickers
    Zayne May Logan Wilson
     
     
     
     
     
    Coaches Comments

    This week the boys encountered a very talented and well-structured SD Tigers and were outclassed in all areas of the game. We will be working hard at training on getting to the ball first, manning up and general skills. With few winners, Zayne May and Logan Wilson tried hard all day.

  • Round 3
    Kingsley Year 4 Lions V Balga Bombers Orange
    Best Players Goal Kickers
    Zayne May
    Jack Johnson
    Lachie Swinbourne
     
     
     
     
     
    Coaches Comments

    This week was a better week for the Lions who faced an under-manned Balga Bombers. The players kept to their structures well and gave the forwards room to do their work, Jack Johnson a standout kicking several goals by holding his position. Zayne May and Lachie Swinbourne were good performers in what was an overall team effort. The improvement over the last few weeks has been very good to see & I look forward to the coming weeks.

  • Round 2
    Kingsley Year 4 Lions V Yr 4 Sorrento Duncraig Lions
    Best Players Goal Kickers
    Harry Jones - Most Improved Award
    Tony Franchina - Team Spirit Award
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Coaches Comments

    The Kingsley Lions met a very strong team in Sorrento Duncraig Lions this week and were often second to the ball throughout the game. Our opponents' pressure made moving the ball freely difficult, although there were some consistent defensive efforts. Harry Jones and Tony Franchina battled hard and used the ball well.

  • Round 1
    Kingsley Year 4 Lions V Yr 4 Carine Cougars
    Best Players Goal Kickers
    Jayden Willcocks
    Mitchell Hunt
     
     
     
    Luke Mitchell
    Logan Wilson
     
     
     
    Coaches Comments

    Our first hit out for the season went relatively well, with the players (and coaching staff) adjusting to a larger oval and the Interchange system. Slippery conditions resulted in plenty of congestion and large packs forming around the ball making it difficult to get clean possession away from the contest. Maintaining positions for structure and being first to the ball will be a focus at training. As always, the effort was fantastic and the boys continue to learn and develop.