Brighouse will finish the regular ODFA season with some silverware after being named the second best over 35s side in the Orange competition. Their runners-up status was confirmed on Sunday when they battled Waratahs O35s for the 2019 title. Tahs took the match 4-0 with four second half goals. Both sides were backing up from Saturday’s C grade games, with Brighouse only able to field one sub. To their credit, the Barnstoneworth outfit held Tahs to a 0-0 scoreline for 70 minut
Denley Moor have flagged their potential, going into the semis, fighting back from a 3-0 deficit to finish 3-2 against 2nd-placed Waratahs over 35s. Playing with better possession, tahs’ forward Greg Pell opened the scoring just before the half-time break, and Matt Duffy made it two ten minutes into the second period. Tahs defender David Vaughan went for a run up-front, to open up a three-nil lead. The change came as Denley started to re-discover their passing game. The first
Barnies United over 35s were looking to get back in the winner’s circle on Saturday to cement their place in the top 4 of the C grade ODFA competition, however Blayney had other ideas. Blayney made the perfect start by striking early. The wind, along with a firm and bouncy pitch, made it difficult for the United defense, headed up by Wes Miller and David Stinson and keeper Matt Savaro was unable to clean up. United striker Glenn Harpley thought he had leveled the scores, but
Barnstoneworth Rangers have come back from defeat last week to notch a confidence-building win on Saturday over Saints Stars as they prepare for the B-Grade semi-finals. Manager Tori Worboys admits the side was “hungry to redeem ourselves. Having a full squad and subs, lifted our spirits”. Matt Moore opened the scoring and soon after Fabien Leonard found the back of the net twice in 3 minutes, just before half time. Having a strong lead heading into the second half, Saints w
Barnstoneworth Saints have saved their best form for the end of the season.
Captain Ash Honeysett said the 5-0 win over Waratah United on Saturday was “easily our best game of the year.” “Everyone stepped up and played really well,” Ash Honeysett said. “I’m really proud of the boys. It was our first win in 10 rounds, so it was nice to get some points on the board for a bit of confidence. “It’s a pity it’s come so late in the season.”
A flurry of draws in the penultimate round has failed to make any major shifts at the top of the Orange Football Association table A-Grade table. The home advantage helped 5th-placed Cowra hand competition leaders Waratahs FC a scare with a nil-all draw. The match of the round on Saturday at Brabham Park saw the club derby between 2nd placed Barnstoneworth FC and 3rd-placed Barnies United deliver another draw, both sides notching two goals apiece. Barnies FC flew out the bloc
A gutsy come-from-behind win under the lights on Friday night following by a convincing 6-0 victory on Sunday is a sign Barnstoneworth side, Denley Moor is hitting its straps at the right end of the season. With semis spots now in contention, 5th-placed Denley were keen to get a result, but started the weekend under pressure from a young and fast Kinross side. A strong shot from Denley striker Harley Smith opened the scoring, only for Kinross’ Matthew Miklejohn to level soon
After a week off, due to the snow-affected round 14 being cancelled, Brighouse came back to the ODFA C Grade competition with renewed vigour and a number of new faces returning to the ranks of the largely over 35s side. Journeyman Mark Brouff added to his goal tally with a brace against the young Waratahs Wanderers in round 15 at Bernie Stedman field on Saturday. The young guns narrowly edged out Brighouse by a goal with the result a nail-biting 3-2. With tahs scoring first,
The top of the A-grade table clash between 2nd-placed Barnstoneworth United and the undefeated Waratah FC has delivered a scintillating finals preview, just three weeks out from the semis. Saturday’s match is always a fixture circled in the calendar by both players and fans and the nil-all draw didn’t disappoint as a spectacle. Down on troops due to injuries, United called up experienced club stalwart Chris Davis from B-Grade to fill in, proving once again what a great asset
Beyond Blue bounced back on Saturday from a difficult game the week before, with a comfortable 8-0 win over Ex- services Bobcats.
It didn’t take Barneys long to hit the back of the net, with Chris Davis scoring the first goal within ten minutes setting the pace of the game. Although shortly after, a strike from the Bobcats did make Barneys nervous. Thankfully, Barney’s keeper Aaron Slender performed a brilliant save, getting one hand to the ball to knock it over the crossbar