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England v Australia

Postby dalglish Sat Jul 14, 2012 1:52 pm

England showed character today in beating Australia 10 - 9.

Well done to everyone.
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Re: England v Australia

Postby orange05 Sat Jul 14, 2012 3:42 pm

Seconded, great comeback - and well done to James Hewitt between the pipes, must've been shell-shocked after 1st half v Iroquois yesterday, brilliant performance today.

Third time we've beaten Australia in last four U-19 championships - now it's time we did it at Senior level!
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Re: England v Australia

Postby UKLacrosse Sat Jul 14, 2012 4:47 pm

Just a pity that yet again the live-stream goes down the tubes when we get the most competitive game of the tournament. Wouldn't that last quarter have been something to watch?
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Re: England v Australia

Postby Wacs10 Sat Jul 14, 2012 9:12 pm

Great team performance against the Aussies today! the lads came out and played very loose, where intense on ground balls and matched teh Aussies in every department - James Hewitt, Bill Fisher, Dan Smith and Josh Hurry did a great job in D, the midfield where fast and solid and everyone played a part - the attack rotation has worked very well.
I think Condren & Hunns had 2 each, Hunns with a stunning one handed crease dive and a Matty Collier's wrap around shot won it for England, also goals from Sweetman, Curtis and Weddell (this is not final stats).

Come on guys really!!! only two posts for beating the Aussies! show your support online as we are in Turku!

The Aussies made the mistake of getting too intersted in roughing up our lads to throw them off, there where times when they retaliated so should have been man up but because of some stupid plays ended up 5 on 5, Jamie Tomlinson receiving a nasty high hit (should be ok but didnt play in the remainder of the game) in the 2nd Q.

Congrats to the team, staff and parents/supporters!
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Re: England v Australia

Postby whopead Sat Jul 14, 2012 9:29 pm

Well done to the U-19 boys. Is Ethan Jeffrey getting any time between the pipes?
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Re: England v Australia

Postby Wacs10 Sat Jul 14, 2012 9:33 pm

Ethan played agaisnt Canada in a warm up the other day however was named as a reserve, he is still part of the squad here in Turku and was unfortunate to miss out with Mike Connor who had a great game in the 2nd half against the Iroquois and James Hewitt as the starter who also made some amazing saves today, 3 great keepers!
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Re: England v Australia

Postby Dan10 Sat Jul 14, 2012 9:47 pm

Get in there lads! :D Nothing like stuffing it up the Aussies!That's the cricket and the Lax! :lol:
Great stuff fellas, keep building on it...tourney just getting going for England!
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Re: England v Australia

Postby orange05 Sat Jul 14, 2012 10:37 pm

UKLacrosse wrote:Just a pity that yet again the live-stream goes down the tubes when we get the most competitive game of the tournament. Wouldn't that last quarter have been something to watch?


Logged on to watch the replay - but they have only posted the first half and start of third quarter, to the point where stream crashed this morning! :roll:

Whole thing's a farce!

Still, at least we won :D
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Re: England v Australia

Postby Moaning Git Sun Jul 15, 2012 12:53 am

It was a fantastic game up until the whole thing crashed. Too many penalties all round though. England picked up quite a few in the first half, but the Aussies must have got desperate in the second half, after we lost the stream, and started some real rough stuff, and unsportsmanlikes. Total was I think 11 mins England v 14.5 Aus, and Aus scored frequently in the man ups.

The England keeper was outstanding!

The hit on Jamie was a crosscheck on the neck. But to be fair the replay of the incident showed clearly the D committed to the hit aiming for a contact in the body, but Jamie stooped for the shot and got it in the neck. It was always going to be a crosscheck though.

Hope the bloody feeds get sorted out
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Re: England v Australia

Postby whopead Sun Jul 15, 2012 10:42 am

Wacs10 wrote:Ethan played agaisnt Canada in a warm up the other day however was named as a reserve, he is still part of the squad here in Turku and was unfortunate to miss out with Mike Connor who had a great game in the 2nd half against the Iroquois and James Hewitt as the starter who also made some amazing saves today, 3 great keepers!



Ethan Played a season for Nottingham when he was 16 and showed great potential. Saw him season just gone playing for Steelers 1sts against Timperley and he looked like he had improved considerably. Shame he isnt in top 2
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Re: England v Australia

Postby orange05 Sun Jul 15, 2012 11:09 am

Part 2 of the replay is now on Ustream...

HOWEVER - it restarts at 6-all, not 5-all where Part 1 finished, AND stops at 9-all - so doesn't even show England's game-winning goal!!
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Re: England v Australia

Postby UKLacrosse Sun Jul 15, 2012 12:23 pm

Eaxctly .... the closest game of the tournament and we miss the most exciting part. It's liking telling a joke lasting 79 minutes and never hearing the punch-line!
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Re: England v Australia

Postby UKLaxfan Thu Jul 19, 2012 8:57 am

for those that didn't see it

Ryan Hunns #7 scoring an Air Gait vs Australia in a 10-9 Win

One handed dive shot thru the crease over defender & goalie = Slam Dunk

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Re: England v Australia

Postby snooplax Thu Jul 19, 2012 9:33 am

Great photo!
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Re: England v Australia

Postby davewilliams Thu Jul 19, 2012 7:50 pm

The Ustream crew think they'll have a repaired replay/video of this game available on Saturday (21st July). Keep looking and if necessary keep asking.
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