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Tough games for Yea football

Tough games for Yea football

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Jun 21, 2024


Under 9

by Michael Beer

A CHILLY start but the sun came out just in time for a great round eight against Wandong under nines.

The team implemented what they’ve been practicing at training, strong voice, great tackling and impressive use of handball in tight spaces.

It was a great team effort by all against a strong opposition with…

Under 10

by Peter Kiss

YEA were up against Wandong and got off to a flyer in the first quarter.

Toby J, Ollie and Huddo were on the ball and getting it forward constantly. Atticus was amazing down back, marking everything that came his way.

The second and third quarters were pretty close, Henry was running hot all over his zone. While Zac was getting strong leather poising from…

Under 12

Yea Tigers 1.0 – 6 defeated by Wandong 13.17 – 105

by Shane Barbetti

YEA Tigers had their second outing against the league giants, Wandong.

The scoreline tells the story, but not the one you think.

Yes, Wandong’s band of talented young players won easily but looking back to round one, Wandong kicked 17 goals to Yea’s triple doughnut scoreline. The game reflected the hard work and improvement across the board by Yea.

Yea battled very hard from the start and applied pressure all over the ground to hold Wandong to four opening quarter goals.

Although Yea did not score, they were clearly rattling their more powerful opponents. What Yea lacked in height and finesse they made up with determination and fitness.

There was better teamwork among the Tigers as they helped each other out around the ground with well-timed…

Under 14

Yea Tigers 0.0 – 0 defeated by Wandong 26.16 – 172

by Hamish McAlpin

AFTER a week’s break, Yea were at home and they looked fresh in the legs, boosted by a number of under 12s as they ran out to face the improved Wandong Warriors.

Some great encouragement from coach Happy saw the team control the play on occasion looking to slow a fast-paced Wandong onslaught.

The wind didn’t favour any end and was nothing but cold, which seemed to suit the..

Under 16

Yea 3.1 – 19 defeated by Euroa 15.15 – 105

by Nick Fisher

LAST Sunday the Yea Tigers under 16s played at home against Euroa.

For the first time they had a squad of 19 which included two players from the under 14s.

Both teams came out with intent with Yea dominating the first five minutes but…


Yea 13.15 – 93 defeated Belgrave 12.5 – 77


Yea 2.8 – 20 defeated by Belgrave 15.9 – 99

Image: Under 12 team award winners.



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