PRELIMINARY FINAL REVIEW
The Gridiron NSW Preliminary Finals were played on Saturday 19 November 2016 at Lidcombe Oval, Church Street, Lidcombe. The UNSW Raiders Men were up against the Northwestern Predators in a Round 8 rematch.
The game started strongly for the Raiders Men with a quick touchdown in the 1st quarter by the defense which set the tone for the game. The score at the end of the 1st was 7-0. The men settled well, the defense held firm taking the team into the break with a solid lead of 21-0. The 1st half touchdowns were scored by: #42 Marcos Delana intercepted for pick 6, #7 Lamar Dansby – rushing, Touchdown pass by #3 Lukas Vojnar to #9 Damon Manns.
In the 2nd half the men got down to business and confirmed their regular season success pulling ahead 35-6 by the end of the 3rd quarter. By the end of the game the team had moved further ahead finishing the game strongly. 2nd half touchdowns- #36 Christian Gataeu – rushing, #3 Lukas Vojnar – rushing, Touchdown pass by #3 Lukas Vojnar to #18 Justin Fatu, Touchdown pass by #3 Lukas Vojnar #1 Max Nina. Our kicker, #33 Aaron McEvoy, had a great evening completing 6/7 for the night.
This results gives the men a fantastic season record of 9-2! It also gives them a berth in the 2016 Semi Finals in which they will go head to head in a Round 11 rematch against the West Sydney Pirates. FINAL SCORE: UNSW Raiders 48 defeated the Northwestern Predators 16
GRIDIRON NSW – PRELIMINARY FINAL RESULTS
- UNSW Raiders 48 def Northwestern Predators 16
- Northern Sydney Rebels 31 def Sutherland Seahawks 6
- University of Sydney Cubs 38 def Nepean Ducks 19
- UTS Gators 40 def Wollongong Brumbies 0
UNSW RAIDERS GAMES FOR NEXT WEEKEND – SEMI FINALS (WEEK 2)
This coming Saturday is the Gridiron NSW Semi Finals which will be played at Neptune Park – Revesby. The UNSW Raiders will face the West Sydney Pirates in a Round 11 rematch – the game kicks off at 1pm.
WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS – Make sure you look out for our weekly highlights reel which will be posted on Facebook page on Tuesday morning.