Barnstoneworth D South vs East Gosford Match Report

A beautiful sunny day saw Barnstoneworth run out against East Gosford on a pitch that was hard, uneven and mostly dirt in front of the goals. With a strong breeze blowing against them and the sun in their eyes, Barnstoneworth had a storming first half, with the Lynch brothers and Pez getting ample opportunities to […]

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Barnstoneworth D South vs East Gosford Match Report

Fronting up with half your team missing is never a good place to start, but Brett Fenton had done a sterling job recruiting some players from D-Grade North for this catch-up game, so we ran on to Paddy Clifton Oval with eleven players, with one sub expected to turn up eventually. After a delay finding […]

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Barnstoneworth D South vs Kariong Match Report

On a heavy Duffy’s pitch, Barnstoneworth came out hard against Kariong from the start, winning the ball in the middle and putting a lot of pressure on their defence. Upfront Tom and Brett had so many shots at goal we lost count, and eventually one of Tom’s made it through. Kariong had some fast runners […]

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Umina vs Barnstoneworth D South Match Report

Missing some key players and with few reserves, Barnstoneworth turned up to Oval 2 (or was it Oval 1?) at Umina with no great expectations. This turned out to be a prescient attitude as the afternoon wore on. Umina are clearly a team who have played together for a long time. They call each other’s […]

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Gosford vs Barnstoneworth D South Report

It’s sometimes said that consistency is one of the hardest things to achieve. This certainly seemed to be the case with Barnstoneworth this week when we met for a re-match with a team we beat 7-1 earlier in the season. Missing some key players and having only one reserve didn’t help the situation, but let’s […]

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Barnstoneworth D South vs Southern Ettalong Match Report

After the storm of scandal and fiasco generated by his last match report, your correspondent approached this one with considerable trepidation. Fortunately though, the match in question today was one fought between two equally-matched sides who both played with gusto, and it could have gone either way quite easily. From the sideline, the game appeared […]

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Wyoming vs Barnstoneworth D South match report

** We have edited part of this report as it has caused offence for which we sincerely apologise ** This was a closely-fought game that started out as a walkover, and ended in farce, debacle and a seriously disabling injury for fullback Anthony Broadbere, cut down in the midst of the best attacking foray we’ve […]

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Match Report for Barnstoneworth D South vs Avoca

It was a glorious day for a lunchtime match at Erina’s centre of academia versus the dreaded Avoca. They rocked up seemingly fitter and younger than last year, whilst we rocked up in Brown’s Cow’s fashion and with some trepidation as our talisman, big Dave, was out following an injury he received whilst playing for […]

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Barnstoneworth D South vs Gosford Match Report

What a difference a week (and two players) makes. After going down 5-1 to South Ettalong in a fairly shambolic performance last week, Barnstoneworth turned up to Frost Reserve to find Andy and Tom Lynch available upfront. Within five minutes of the starting whistle, a long lob from Jason Bush found Chris Peers in the […]

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