AFL Canberra Semi Final Results
The Ainslie First Grade team were beaten by a stronger, more experienced Queanbeyan team. Queanbeyan got the jump on Ainslie in the first quarter kicking 7 goals to 1. Ainslie battled hard for the remaining 3 quarters and were competitive but couldn't close the gap.
Final score: Ainslie 5.8-38 def by Queanbeyan 14.15-99
Goal Kickers: T. Powell, F. Hawkins, C. Haining, C. Boyton, B. Tomkins
Best Players: D. Ledda, M. Richardson, F. Hawkins, T. Powell, P. Schroder, J. Costigan
In the other First Grade Semi Final Belconnen 14.12-96 def Tuggeranong 8.6-54.
Ainslie Second Grade had a good win over Queanbeyan in the Semi Final. Queanbeyan came back at Ainslie in the 3rd quarter to trail by just 13 points but Ainslie answered with a strong last quarter kicking 9 goals to 1. Miles Davis was good up forward taking strong marks and kicking 5 goals. Ainslie will now play in Saturday's Preliminary Final against Belconnen.
Final score: Ainslie 19.17-131 def Queanbeyan 10.6-66
Goal Kickers: M. Davis 5, D. Mues 4, D. Stewart 2, W. Oldfield 2, D. Paine 2, R. Perry 2, T. Moore, T. Zouch
Best Players: D. Paine, D. Alsford, T. Moore, A. Thompson, M. Jillard, T. Zouch
In the other Second Grade Semi Final Tuggeranong 18.9-117 def Belconnen 6.6-42
In the Rising Star Semi Final Ainslie led all day against Eastlake and ran out winners by 16 points. It was a high standard match between two good teams. Ainslie now move straight through to the Grand Final.
Final score: Ainslie 7.13-55 def Eastlake 6.3-39
Goal Kickers: A. Smith 2, J. O'Connor, J. Hedington, Z. Lindsay, J. Powell, N. Foley
Best Players: W. Beaumont, J. Powell, H. Richardson, M. Ackland, T. Ford, J. O'Connor
In the other Rising Stars Semi Final Marist 6.18-54 def Queanbeyan 3.5-23
Max Richardson in the First Grade Semi Final.