Peninsula Floorball Club sent a team to participate in the Canberra Floorball Open that took place on 25-26 August 2012. As per the NSW elite competition, members of the Thunder – Peninsula Floorball Club and Scorpions – Gong join forces to battle it out in the CFO.
Mitch Fiddock, the team captain, lodge the following report. Well done to the team who represented our club interstate for the first time.
CFO (Canberra Floorball Open) 25-26/8/12.
First game on Saturday was against Glebe who made the grand final so it was going to be tough.
We started well with Christian picking up the first goal of the game but it all went down hill from there. Glebe went on to beat us 11-3
We learnt alot from the game and started to get our structure in defence. 2nd Game was against Bondi the team that ended up wining the Open.
We started well again going goal for goal with Bondi in the first period but the Bondi kicked into another gear and slowly pulled away. This was a much better game from Peninsula Floorball with everybody starting to work as a team.
Sunday came and we had games against both ACT team and we looked a good chance of winning the 1st game up 4-2 with a period to go. Once again Christian spearheading the attack and Tim “The Fun Police” Christie shutting down the opposition in defence. This wasn’t enough and we went down 5-4 at the end of the game with Christian having a chance to level the scores with a penalty shot after the buzzer but pushed it just wide.
Last Game of the tournament was another close game going down to the wire in the 3rd period. Jon Marks did well to keep us in front with some great saves and Alan Clay and John Jay keeping the defence solid in the last period to get the peninsula their first win of the tournament 4-3 against ACT Chargers White.
Well done to the whole team for the weekend, I enjoyed it immensely and I hope you all did to.
Hope to see you all at the Northern Beaches Open on the 6/7 Oct.