Date: June 25, 2018
Author: Christian Puccini

Rd 5 SA Pennant Wrap – Men’s ‘Simpson Cup’

In round five of the Simpson Cup, both Royal Adelaide and Southern District won their first matches of the season, while Glenelg continued on its winning way, with its fifth straight win. Thaxted Park and The Grange remain deadlocked with 3.5 contests each, after playing out a halve.

Royal Adelaide who move up from seventh to fifth edged out Kooyonga 4-3. Winners for Royal were Guy Dawson 2&1, Matt Lawson 3&2, Alex Pacifico 4&3 while the hero, winning the deciding match at number one, was Billy Cawthorne over Joe Hodgson 3&2.

After two squared matches, Southern finally claimed maximum points defeating Tea Tree Gully 5-2. Dylan Roser 5&4, Brodie Whitbread 2&1, Andrew Feibig 6&4 and Chris Burns 2&1 claimed wins to put Southern 4-0 ahead, while number one Brad Altman 3&2 inflicted Matthew McMahon’s first loss for the year.

Glenelg were pushed the distance by The Vines, but prevailed 4-3 in a close contest. It was the junior players who did the job for Glenelg, with Harry Burner 5&3, last week’s player of the week Jack Tanner 2&1, Jack Buchanan 5&4 and Frank Vucic 2up all securing wins.

Thaxted Park and The Grange finished all square 3.5 matches each. Thaxted Park were in the box seat early and led 3-5.1.5 before The Grange top two players Colin Coleman 2&1 and Liam Georgiadis 2up grinded out wins, to halve the contest.   

Round six promises to be a series of close matches at Tea Tree Gully, with the home side taking on third place Thaxted Park and The Grange playing Southern. It’s seventh v eighth with Kooyonga taking on The Vines while Royal Adelaide fronts up against Glenelg.

For all results and draws > click here for the Pennant Competition main page.

For a PDF version of Simpson Cup Results > click here

Round 6 – 1st July at Tea Tree Gully
1st Tee 11.15 am        Tea Tree Gully v Thaxted Park
10th Tee 11.15 am       The Grange v Southern
1st Tee 12.10 pm        Kooyonga v The Vines
10th Tee 12.10 pm      Royal Adelaide v Glenelg