Queen’s Birthday, 1 holiday and 8 Teams stepping out on the field this week with double headers from the Prem Mens and Fletchers.
A delayed newsletter to make sure the Queen’s birthday results were included.
The second round of the Chatham cup and the Knock out cup with wins coming to both teams and seeing us advance into the next rounds,
With 34 goals scored for the weekend and only conceeding 11, Tech had a great weekend on the field.
DON’T FORGET ABOUT YOUR FUNDRAISERS
The Colts raising just over $1300.00 for the club has started things off nicely.
The House of Travel Fundraiser completed and not to mention the rock and roll evening of Black Ice.
Well done to those teams getting their fundraisers completed. Just the other teams needing to get finalized.
Also stay tuned to announce Lip Sync.
Tech 1 – Mosgiel 1
Tony’s lads coming off the back of their Bye were ready to get out on the field and put a solid game out against Mosgiel. It was seconds into the game and Mosgiel were already having a shot at goal. But it was Tech who were first to score with a well struck goal by Ash Watson on the edge of the box.
This scoreline was held to the half where Mosgiel came back and managed to claim the only other goal in the game to secure both teams leaving with 1 point.
Next week the boys will be looking for the first win against University at home.
Chatham Cup Round 2
Tech 6 – West End 0
Three goals in each half resulted in a six nil scoreline in the Chatham Cup match between Tech and West End, which was played at Tahuna Park. Both teams started brightly and it took until the 28th minute to break the deadlock with Kalib Bouma-Tucker heading in a nicely worked set piece. Other goal scorers were Tom Petersen, George McCall, Ashley Watson, Michael Bergin with Kalib adding a second before the end of the game. P.O.D was Lorenz Kissling.
Tech 4 vs Grants Braes 1
Nick’s boys were away this week visiting Grant’s Braes at Ocean Grove.
It doesn’t take long for the Tech boys to get on the score sheet, but it also doesn’t take long for Aaron Burgess to net a hat-trick, opening the scoring at 17′ and again 8 minutes later secured putting the game out of reach for Brae’s as they only scored 1 goal in the game. a penalty put away by Aaron just before the half gave a comfortable lead. Into the second half there was a lone goal to Patrick Koppert giving the score a 4-1 win to Tech.
Player of the day going to Justin Flaws in the middle of the park.
Tech 6 vs Caversham 2
KNOCK OUT CUP ROUND 2 – Women’s Prems
Tech 9 vs Queenstown 1
A really pleasing performance from the girls today at the Caledonian, probably their best performance of the season.
Goals to Emily 3, Kirsty 2, Kate 2, Shonny and Lara contribution to a 9-1 win.
The game was a lot more competitive than the score suggests and Queenstown created a number of scoring opportunities. Both keepers pulled off fine penalty saves and had good games. Really good performances from all of the girls, players of the day for Tech were stand in keeper Katie Faulkes, and wing backs Coral Seath and Sophie Djikstra.
Another good performance from referee Bruce Ryder contributed to a good spectacle.
Tech 1 – Green Island Green 0
Having a great run the ladies showing from game to game the strength that they have. Scoring the only goal in the game Tech managed to take away the points moving them up into the middle of the table. With plenty of football still to play, we look forward to seeing these ladies climb the table.
Player of the day Simone.
Tech 2 vs Caversham 3
Starting strong the boys took to Caversham and able to get the first goal on the board with a well struck shot taken by Will Bourne. Tech continued to keep the pressure on on saw a second goal come from Elliot Gibbons getting back on the scorecard. This however would be the last of the tech goals for the game. With Caversham taking their chances and bringing the score back to 2-2 at half time.
The ref making sure he announced how his penalty decisions were going to be taken in the second half set up the remainder of the game. 1 goal to Caversham secured the 3 points and had Tech pumped for the rematch.
Player of the day Elliot Gibbons
Tech 2 vs Northern 2
Starting with 10 was always going to set a level of the game for Tech, but boosted by the Frotters players stepping up allowed the boys to get back in the game. The goals were shared today with the opener going to Northern, but not long after did Tech equalize. Again Northern went up on the score sheet to take it to 2-1. However Tech were not to be seeing a loss today, once again came from behind scoring a second and having both teams share the points on the day.
Player of the day going to Alan Pope.
Tech 3 vs Highgate Hobbits 1
The game that these boys look forward to all year. Tech vs the Hobbits.
These games always sees both teams leaving everything on the field and today was no different. Tech putting the goals away and going up 2-0. The hobbits would still get the chance to see their names on the scorecard.
Tech were able to put the game out of the reach of the Hobbits, putting away the 3rd goal of the game and taking away the W, will see these lads reveling tonight at the Black Ice concert.