Newspaper article Gympie Times, The Qld.

Cats Boys Caught Short; Pomona Demons Collect Vital Competition Points as Gympie Struggles with Poor Numbers

Newspaper article Gympie Times, The Qld.

Cats Boys Caught Short; Pomona Demons Collect Vital Competition Points as Gympie Struggles with Poor Numbers

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CHLOE

WALKER

SPORTS WRITER

chloe.walker@gympietimes.com

AUSSIE RULES: It was always going to be a tough ask for an undermanned Gympie Cats to outlast the Pomona Demons at the weekend.

Gympie travelled to Pomona on Saturday and had just 18 players turn up.

The shortage of players took its toll as Gympie slumped to a 59-21 defeat.

Earlier in the season, Gympie beat its Pomona opposition 82-37.

Cats manager Greg Murley said Pomona applied a lot of pressure, denying the Cats the chance to play to their strengths.

The Demons executed a physical game plan and the clash finished on a sour note when Gympie forward line player Daniel Frost was taken from the field by an ambulance after suffering a blow to his chin.

Frost started playing in the competition last season after moving from Victoria with his mother, Donna Cross, who does the first aid, strapping and massage for the seniors.

Frost is expected to be out this week as a precaution after his collision resulted in a concussion. …

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