Thursday, May 11, 2023
Mackay and Whitsunday Life
Whitsunday Sea Eagles hosted their first full round at home with all teams playing North Mackay Saints with mixed results.
After a fast start by the Sea Eagles Senior Men in the first quarter the reigning premiers North Mackay Saints were able to reel them back in the second term to run out winners 45 – 82 at the final siren. The effort was there all day for Sea Eagles but in the end, Saints had a bit too much polish. Mitch Healey continued his great form and was supported well by Ryan Lee, Alex Rodgers and Michael Pettiford.
Sea Eagles Senior Women had a tough day on field losing 2 – 55 when all was said and done.
Sea Eagles Under 17s had a cracking day out coming home winners against the organised Saints outfit 57 – 46. Sea Eagles Under 17s are eager to show their skills and go one better this season and had their eyes on the prize against the Saints.
Under 14s Saints were a strong team across the field and proved to be a tough challenge for the Sea Eagles who lost 33 – 51 after drawing within 6 points in the final term battle.
The youngest Under 12s Sea Eagles opened the day at home chalking a win up against the Saints 32 – 18. The hard work at training is coming together for this mixed experience Sea Eagles team starting out this season.
This weekend sees City vs Country Senior competition in Mackay meaning Sea Eagles will host their next game at Whitsunday Sportspark May 20 against the Swans from 9:15am Juniors and 1:50pm Seniors.