Thursday, August 24, 2023
Mackay and Whitsunday Life
Whitsunday United’s Division Two Men had a frustrating result going down 4-2 away to Lions on Friday night, despite having most of the possession.
Player of the match for Whitsundays was Caleb Vanderdrift, who was tireless on the right-hand side in both attack and defense, and Cynan Hughes scored his first senior goal.
The Division One Men came out of the box and were immediately on top of Lions, getting multiple chances, but Lions snatched a goal against the run of play.
Stefan Tarne pegged one back, but in the second half, Lions come out with renewed vigour and the game ended 3-1.
U13 Prems came out strong against Dolphins, grabbing an early goal and a second in the second half. A late Dolphins reply led to a nervous finale but the team held out to win 2-1.
U13 Div One had an early 2-0 lead against a determined Dolphins team and added another to make it comfortable. Player of the match Tyrell.
U15 Prems played top of the ladder City Brothers in a tight affair. Jack Robertson was outstanding in goals throughout, but City Brothers came out firing after the break, scoring to take a one nil lead to win.
U15 Div One against top of the table Lions conceded three quick goals. Whitsundays ground their way back into the game.
Div One Women put in a solid performance against Wanderers, with Alex scoring the first goal early in the match. Goalkeeper Dani came out for a run in the second half, scoring twice for a final score of 3-0.
Premier Women had a strong 3-0 win against Wanderers. Tireless work from the forwards and midfield.
Premier Men played an Australia Cup fixture at home on Sunday evening. The first half was a dominant display by the home side but Lions hung on and to their credit capitalised to win the match 3-0.
Next weekend is a huge home round for the Club with nearly all teams taking the field at home.
The Whitsunday United’s women reserve side are in strong form this season
The club’s U13 Prems happy with a good win