Woodside’s A-Grade senior men’s league title aspirations received a pinch and a punch for the first of the month, when they were beaten 4-3 last Saturday, 1st July, at West Beach against Sacred Heart in CSL Div 4 league competition. The loss was a significant setback in the league campaign. However, the club’s Div 5 side – the Woodside Reserve team – travelled home victorious over Pulteney with a 3-0 win under their collective belt.Read More
Woodside Soccer Club hosted Immanuel at Woodside Oval last Saturday in both A Grade and B Grade senior men’s soccer. The ‘Woodies’ First XI, coming off an outstanding 3-0 win at league leaders, Pembroke, the previous Saturday were in confidant mood going into the game. However, the Reserves faced a tough proposition in the form of a fine Immanuel side that leads their league competition.Read More
Woodside’s senior men played away from home, in the Adelaide Parklands, last weekend with both grades visiting Pembroke in Collegiate League Soccer competition. Following Hahndorf’s shock 22-0 loss to Elizabeth Downs (the heaviest ever defeat for a Hills side at A-Grade level) - and the online mocking of Hills teams that followed – Woodside’s First XI were eager to restore some pride to Hill’s soccer against the city-based CSL Division 4 leaders, Pembroke.Read More
Woodside Soccer Club’s senior men’s A and B Grade sides were both at home last Saturday in Collegiate League competition. The First XI played new CSL club, Cardijn Old Collegians Football Club, whilst the second XI took on Westminster. The Woodside Warriors’ A Grade team kicked off in the early game, at 1pm, against a Cardijn side competing in its first season of senior football. Named after a Belgian cardinal and based at Noarlunga Downs, the visiting side have had a mixture of results this season and were chasing their second win of the season against a Woodside team coming off its first loss of 2017.Read More
Woodside Warriors’ two senior men’s teams travelled to Rostrevor College in the CSL League Division 4 and 5 competitions last Saturday, with both sides kicking off simultaneously at 1pm in the late spring sunshine at Woodforde. The pleasant conditions mismatched the club’s on-field fortunes though as the Reserves were beaten 2-5 and the First XI went down 1-2.
The first team kicked off with the sun on their backs and a light breeze behind them. They were the better of the two sides during the opening 15 minutes with Matt Thoday, in attack, wonderfully tormenting the Rostrevor backline from the start. However, against the run of play, it was Rostrevor that thieved the lead when they scored on the break with their first attack of the day. Brad Bateman, Woodside’s young goalkeeper, parried the initial shot but could do little to prevent the rebounding ball being struck beyond his reach.Read More