Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

Improvement Needed

Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

Improvement Needed

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Rebecca Davis


COACH Craig Burns thinks there is room for improvement in the Gladstone women's hockey competition following last weekend's efforts.

The Gladstone Hockey Extended League took to Rigby Park fields in a series of close games.

Gladstone men's team Sparks played the Rockhampton Wanderers in an explosive match which Gladstone lost 1-nil.

In other men's action the Gladstone Meteors defeated Rockhampton's Frenchville 3-1.

C[pounds sterling]Over all the men didn't play too badly,C[yen] women's coach Craig Burns said.

C[pounds sterling]The Meteors men worked really hard to win,C[yen] he said.

It was a different story for the Gladstone women's sides however.

After the Rockhampton Wanderers forfeited, the Meteor women pulled off a last minute 2-all draw against Frenchville.

South Gladstone lost an away game against South Rockhampton.

C[pounds sterling]It was disappointing,C[yen] Burns said.

According to Burns, the Meteor women were missing some key players. …

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