Newspaper article Gympie Times, The Qld.

Diggers Go Down Fighting; Brave Gympie Concedes Late Goal

Newspaper article Gympie Times, The Qld.

Diggers Go Down Fighting; Brave Gympie Concedes Late Goal

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CHLOE

WALKER

SPORTS WRITER

chloe.walker@gympietimes.com

FOOTBALL: The Gympie Diggers division one team took a stand at home against the fourth-placed Buderim Wanderers last Saturday, going down by one goal.

It was an unfortunate loss for the Diggers at One Mile Ovals, going down 3-2 in the last minute of the match.

After getting a break in the first-half and leading 1-0 after a goal by Adam Cross, it looked like the Diggers could make it all the way.

Diggers player Billy Bayldon said they had a lot of missed chances and failed to capitalise on opportunities.

He said after the break, the Wanderers came back, scoring two quick goals to put the Diggers on the back foot.

Bayldon scored the equaliser heading into the final 15 minutes of the game.

He said during this time, both teams were desperately competing to secure a final goal.

"They (Buderim) scored in the last 10 seconds," Bayldon said.

"But it was still a good result for us. …

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