They say a week’s a long time in football and it certainly was for coach Steve White and his “Diamonds” , smashed by eleven goals last week in a lacklustre performance . This week was a chance to make amends in our final match versus Fitzroy , our fellow cellar dwellers This match started off at a cracking pace with Ringwood almost scoring in the 1st minute via some great work between Stef Szabo and Mandy Mckenzie , only for Stef to just shot wide. Ringwood continued to take the game to Fitzroy and Stef Szabo was again on the goal trail after a neat midfield move by Dom and Adelaide . Read more »
The last match for the season saw our girls make the short trip to Springvale , where grass on the pitch was almost threadbare , although the beautiful sunny weather more than made up for this . Ringwood had a small setback at the start of the match with regular keeper Alyce Collet out with a virus and no stand in keeper available . Coach White looked for some Volunteer’s and 4 hands shot up !!!! with Kate , Erin , Megan and Nicole all volunteering . South’s kicked of and immediately went on the attack knowing we did not have a regular keeper and their striker #17 had an early shot clip the cross bar , the signs were ominous maybe this was not to be our day . This in fact was to almost their only shot on goal all day , what proceeded was nothing short of marvellous . Read more »
The catch-up round may have been a rest for many SSF teams but for the U9 Team Yellow team having had 2 matches cancelled due to wet pitches, (how fortunate are we to have such a great facility) it meant a busy double header.
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BAXTER SC – 0 RINGWOOD CITY FC – 2 (HT: 0-1 )
The under 16C girls have really been up against it the last 3 weeks with matches against the three sides and today it was a cold blustery wind in South Frankston . Last time out the girls won 11-0 at a canter . Today’s match was much tougher proposition on a very heavy muddy pitch , sapping the energy of both sides , with most girls happy to be part of the substitute rotations today . Read more »
Sunday saw another dominant display from the U 16 Girls as we welcomed Sandringham to Jubilee Park. As we are now into the Business end of the season, the Girls knew that we must continue to play well and achieve good results. 12th placed Sandringham was a good opportunity to not only come away with another 3 points but to also increase our Goal