Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Roos Get Jump on Contented Saints

Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Roos Get Jump on Contented Saints

Article excerpt

AUSSIE RULES: Wednesday night kicked off round 12 in the under 18s of the AFL Mackay juniors with top placed Andergrove Kangaroos taking on the North Mackay Saints.

The Saints were sitting in fifth position and still chasing that elusive win for the season.

Saints under 18 coach Jason Robertson has been very positive and kept his group focused during the year, recognising that it is a development year for his team, which is one of the younger groups in the under 18 competition.

The message from Roberston was simple for his playing group this week "forget about winning and start enjoying your football again".

In the first quarter it was a tight contest with both sides working hard to win the contested football and working equally as hard defensively when their side didn't have the ball.

For the Kangaroos it was a case of kicking them between the wrong sticks again with two goals six behinds kicked for the term and the Saints kicking one straight. …

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