Jimboomba Redbacks Match Reports

The Jimboomba Redbacks under 15 girls held Kedron goalless to win 62-3. Missing five players to injuries, the girls made their mothers proud on Mother’s Day.

They led from the start and continued to show why they are on top of the ladder.

The great team spirit from the girls made the trip across town worthwhile. The second efforts and one per centers, and the constant pressure put on the opposition, were outstanding.

Standouts for the day were Millie Fergus for pressure and second efforts from the back line, KJ Shiner and Jesica Draper running hard all day; and Naomi Ginn playing her 50th game was really solid again.

The coaching staff were pleased to see the confidence building in some of the younger players and the attack on the ball from the less experienced players. The under 15s are playing really good football and still have some quality players to come back from injury.

Next week the Redbacks have a triple-header playing after the under 12 boys and the under 13 girls; unfortunately the games are not at the Redbacks’ home ground due to the repairs not being completed on the power box yet, which is disappointing.

The club is hoping that council can have its facilities rectified so they can play a few home games at Jimboomba in the not too distant future. 

Under 13s

Zahra Brimble and Mikayla Nurse played their first game with the Redbacks numbers on the field finally reaching 12.

Jasmine and MacKenzie Starkey made beautiful cupcakes for all the mums who got up early on Mother's Day to bring their kids to the north side. Jasmine also worked very hard on the sidelines cheering on her teammates.

It was a tough away game against Wilston Grange finishing with a loss 15 to 29.

Goal-kickers were Summer Balmforth and Mariska Dawes who returned from injury. The team all got around IIla Streeter who made an amazing tackle on a much bigger opponent.

Coach Darren Webb said the girls will turn losses into wins when they remember to support each other around the contests.

Best players were Summer Balmforth, Teagan Dare and Dakota Ivansevic.

Under 9s

Jimboomba Redbacks’ under 9 red team played a tough and close game against Springwood at Springfield.

The Redbacks got off to a early lead but were run down in warm and muggy conditions.

Player of the game was Joseph Vidoni after being superb in the midfield and defence. Elliot Wise was most improved after kicking a goal and completing some solid tackles.