Thursday, August 24, 2023
Mackay and Whitsunday Life
Whitsunday Sea Eagles hosted the Mackay Magpies at home on Saturday for a great day of AFL.
Sea Eagles Senior Men made it three on the trot defeating Mackay Magpies 79 – 49 in what was a high pressure and skilful game.
Sea Eagles engine room were dominant with Billy Galpin leading the way through the centre and the good work finished off by Daniel Berry kicking four goals up forward.
Sea Eagles hope to continue their good form next week against reigning premiers North Mackay Saints down in Mackay.
Sea Eagles Senior Women hit the blocks running with Mia Trinder scoring an early goal to lead at the first break.
The second term saw Sea Eagles unable to keep the Magpies out trailing at half time. Magpies were too strong in the remainder with Sea Eagles going down 10 – 32.
Although Sea Eagles Under 14s kicked straight for the day they could not hold out the strong Magpies opposition running out with a loss 24 – 84.
Sea Eagles Under 12s out played Mackay Magpies to notch up a convincing win 64 – 19.
The wind had a major impact on the game with both teams struggling in defensive kick outs. Sea Eagles were able to use the wind advantage to hit the scoreboard through the game where Magpies were unable to.
Saturday 10th June sees Whitsunday Sea Eagles hit the road to take on North Mackay Saints at Zeolla Park with Juniors from 9:15am and Seniors from 1:50pm.
Contributed with thanks to Whitsunday Sea Eagles.
Sea Eagles Senior Men Will McCullagh. Photo Credit: Cody Fowler