Action-packed senior matches expected

A GRADE: Cougars’ goal attack Ella Mickan gets her fingertips to the ball in last week’s game against Ramblers. Picture: Lisa Warner
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Preliminary finalA grade,United Yeelanna vCougars

THESEtwo have an interesting history, with mixed results and thefirst team to settle will more than likely come out on top.

The Cougar goal end has the constant and reliable Ella Mickan, ably backed by Amy Green who shows wisdom beyond her years.

Jess Harris and Alyssa Skinner will be up for the challenge though.

Cool under pressureUnited Yeelanna goalie Rylee Norton has had a great seasonand will be matched by the tall Makayla Siegertand agile Zoey Phelps.

The centre-court will be a physical contest with Morgan McDonald up against Kate Hancock.

United Yeelanna’sSherie Watson will also makeher presence knownagainst Cougars’Bec Monfries.

Expect an action-packed match.

A reserves,Eyre United vCougars

Cougars go inas under dogs, having lost each encounter with Eyre United this year.

Eyre United will have Deb Flavel back, running through the mid-court with association runner-up best and fairest Kristy Modra.

Eyre United goalie Melinda Baldissera and Cougars defender Belinda-Jane Moroney will be match up of the day andCougar goalie Ruby Green and Eyre United defender Bethany Adams should match up well.

It will be a fast paced game full of determination.

B grade,Tumby BayvCougars

Tumby Bay and Cougars have had close games all year. Despite finishing higher, Tumby Bay have lost twice to Cougars.

Lisa James will lead thedefence with Kimberley Agars still out with injury.

She will be up against Josie Turnbull and Amanda Puckridge who combinewell.

Latesha Jefferson could slip back into goals as she did last weekend, which will see a good tussle between her and association best and fairest Bianca Majoor.

The mid-court has a lot of different match-ups and it will be interesting to see how theteams line up.

Spectators can expect a high standard game, with plenty of defensive pressure.

​B reserves,Tumby Bay vLock

Games between these two this year have all been tough,competitive games withTumby Bay winning two out of the three.

Lock goalies Tamara Kirvan andKristy Holman have combinedwell this season, backed up by well by Cathryn Northcott and Sally Potter.

Lock goalies will be up against association best and fairest winner Mel Cave who plays a tight defensive game, and will be looking to shut down the goalies’drive.

Lock Centre Tara Jacob’s speed and agilitywill be a great match up with Tumby centre Monique Trenberth.

At the Tumby goal end Olivia Eldridge’s height and the pressure of Suvdaa Selenge in defence for Lock will be a challenge for goalie Amy Barrettbut she has been shooting beautifully.

This game could go either way.

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