Tiger Talk – 11 May 2016


Match Report:

ladderWell someone said let’s take some real football to the country and boy did that happen on Saturday. The trip to Kermandie was well worth the effort and quite a crowd turned out to witness an excellent game. The ground was in good shape but some relics exist, the first being the three large roosters that wandered out of the scrub to watch and another the old scoreboard which from inside looks like a  series of turbines with numbers printed on them and should definitely be in a museum.  The Tigers were down with injuries and outs including Jarratt Horton (overseas) Tim Dennis (broken wrist), Ben Garrett (knee), Braden Mcgee (archilles) and  Ben Wells (knee). Who could forget the inclusion of our newly anointed ruckman Shaun Gray (thanks to The Mercury), who may just be the shortest ruckman in the SFL.

From the first bounce it was obvious that Cygnet had come to play hard and it was game on with both backlines on top of the forwards. Quarter time saw the scores level at 1 goal 3 points each and it was half time before Hobart held a slender 5 point lead.. From half time on it was a real goal for goal game with the game changer coming when Sam Reeves rucked at the start of the last term. ‘Fish’ took on all around and gave Hobart attack from every bounce and he was well assisted by Hayden Triffett and Andrew Henderson with the Tigers notching up their fourth win for the season.

Best players were Hayden Triffett, Stuart Patterson, Tim Langdale, Mark Young, Andrew Henderson, Bryce Apted.

The Tigers’ Reserves were certainly a different outfit this week as they attacked the football with vigour from the first bounce. Quarter time had the Tigers with a five goal lead and they never looked back. The ball was always the object and a fitting result of 53 points eventuated.
Best players were Dean Jetson, Luke Allie, Matt Collis, M  Van Egen, Beau Bennett, Danny Bennett.
The colts are still on that steep learning curve but given the average age of this group what we ask of them is improvement every week and that is forthcoming.                                                
Best Players . Zane  Awde, Jake Moltoni, Harry Fish, Seb Godfrey, Ty Nichols, Jayden Richards.

This Week

This week sees us take on New Norfolk, and we will certainly be looking to bounce back from being on the receiving end of some big losses to them in the last few years. Following the game, during the evening will be in the den with the players, members and supporters most welcome. Our Colts have the bye, but New Norfolk still takes on Lindisfarne in Colts Action at the TCA from 9.30am, get along and watch it if you can!

Our master rules are fronting at Pembroke Park on Sunday 15th against Kingborough Tigers and they assure me there will be fur a flying so get along and enjoy.
Saturday 4th June is a quiz night in the den and we are still looking for both players (see attached notice) and prizes so if you can help please call me on 0427 256 340. Tickets are just $12.50, so get along!

The Grapevine

Not much news this week through the grapevine, but we do have an offer you may like to take advantage of. On Friday Night 3rd June North Melbourne Kangaroos take on the Richmond Tigers in Night AFL Footy at Blundstone Arena, Bellerive. WE HAVE A DISCOUNT CODE FOR $15 GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS – all you have to do is visit www.ticketek.com.au and enter the password HISTORY when purchasing to secure your General Admission tickets for only $15.

Stay ChatTY!

staychattyThanks to Mitch McPherson, the founder of Stay ChatTY. Who came to speak to our playing group on Tuesday night about suicide prevention and mental health issues generally. The boys were impressed with his courage, and were encouraged to look out for the people around them who may seem a little out of sorts.
Check them out on Facebook or ontheir website

Sponsor of The Week

This week’s sponsor is the Cascade Brewery.
When did you last visit the visitors centre at Cascade Brewery? A visit there and you will have plenty to do.  Sample the fantastic range of beers and ciders at the bar.  Stroll through the three acres of heritage gardens.  Enjoy lunch in the restaurant or on the terrace.  Take in some history or join one of our tours.  You can also pick up a great souvenir at the shop or share the the Cascade experience by purchasing a Cascade visitor Centre gift voucher.

CASCADE VISITOR CENTRE 140 Cascade Road South Hobart open 7 days.