Great win and show of character by the U15's versus Pomona/Gympie today. 

The U15's travelled to Gympie to play. They had great weather for footy and some great efforts from the boys kept the team in the hunt at quarter time with Coolum-Jets having more entries into the forward 50 but being down by 10 points in a fierce contest. 

Second quarter kicked off with Coolum-Jets getting in the hunt and on top in the contested ball with Joel, Rory, Declan, Jackson, Eamon, Aris, Jayden, Dash, Byron and Louis running continually and applying pressure, run and skill from the packs. Our forwards started to get into the groove with Xavier leading strongly, forcing Pomona to put two or three players on him whenever he contested the ball with forwards Andrew, Nathan, Declan and Ben contesting the ball on the ground closing the gap to a few points at half time and getting on top in the game. 

With the game to be won, after half time break, the forwards led by Xavier, started to benefit from his contests and the backline dominance and run, with Xavier, Aris, Jack and Andrew kicking goals and putting pressure on the scoreboard.

Small forwards Sunny, Declan and Ben continued to contest every time the ball came in leading to scores and keeping the ball in the forward line. 

The quarter was a battle and hard fought and Coolum-Jets continued to strongly contest the ball with Nathan making great efforts to contest every opportunity leading to goals for the team.

Big Declan, after some great half time advise from Gary started to collect clean ball and repeatedly motored forward with numerous entries into our fifty.

The run from Jack, Louis, Eamon, Dash, Aris, Jayden and Byron helped keep Coolum-Jets on top and continued to dominate and gain ascendancy and the lead in the game by 10 points at the three quarter break. 

The backline was solid with Jackson, Dash, Nathan and Eamon holding firm then running the ball out and into attack with grest skill. 

The fourth quarter was dominated by Coolum-Jets with the leading efforts from Xavier and Andrew, the backline dominance and run from Jackson, Aris, Eamon, Dash, Rory and Joel turning defence into attack. The forwards benefited from the hard work by the midfield Louis, Jayden, Byron and Declan with the contested ball by Sunny, Rory, Joel and Declan leading to forward entries and goals. 

These fantastic efforts resulted in 6 goals 2points kicked by Coolum-Jets in the quarter for a 33 point win.

Final Score WIN 13-7 = 85 to 7-10 =52

A great hard fought win and a great show of character by the boys and rewards for their efforts.

We are very proud and thanks to the parents for their fantastic support for the team. 





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