Vic West FC

Old Bhoys Drowned But Victoria
FIRST half highlights
VWFC 2 SAANICH 1
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Saanich Fusion 7 aside select scored first with an UNMARKED GH FORWARD from about 10 yards out. Nice low Shot in corner of net past Kenny in the Vic West goal.

WESTIES got their stuff together and retaliated with a nice goal by guest player Mr Dave from Portuguese Lakehill assisted by Portuguese Rob. Tied 1-1 and the battle was on.

Good back and forth till about the 35 minutes then Peter Bonsai (Bonsor)  tapped a nice pass top of the 18 assisted by Graham and Robbie. Vic West caring most of the play until half.

SECOND half highlights
VWFC 3 SAANICH FC 2
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More of the same Vic was carrying probably 60~70% of the play. Lots of VICWEST Chances with Scottish GRAHAM taking a shot from the top of the 18 yard box which took a deflection past the GH KEEPER.
NOW it's 3 goals to Vic West

Shortly there after ping pong around in the Westies 18 yard box and deflection fell to an open Gordon Head Forward who placed it just past Kenny reach into the corner net.

FINAL VWFC (3) SAANICH FUSION 7 SELECTS (2) that's the way the game ended in the pouring rain

MVP Andy Melia and Graham Henry from our SCOTTISH bros.

Runner up: Dave and Robbie from PORTUGAL

Ps: Some of us drowned RATS made way back to the clubhouse to have a couple of beers with Ralph and Hoodie hoodie

D2 Women, Goals, woodwork and cards oh my
The D2 ladies looked to keep their unbeaten run going as they took on table toppers SFFC on Friday night at Finlayson.

The game had a good ebb and flow with de good passing moves from both sides. With the deadlock being broken on a long range free kick that floated in top shelf.

Credit to the home side as their heads did not drop and they continued to grow into the game and create chances. It was with great tenacity from Louise down the left by-line that created the equalizer for Niki to fire in from about 10 yards.

That goal galvanized the home side as they pushed for the go ahead goal. More chances came for both sides with the best falling to the Wests as they rattled a post and had numerous corners that were dangerously provided by Andrea.

Finally the break through came after a corner and a bit of a scramble in the box that resulted in a deflect shot from Becca nestling in the back of the net.

Before the half was over the physical nature of the game amped up and the ref had to brandish a yellow card to SFFC for a harsh body slam from behind on Kiera who didn't see it coming.

Second half was much like the first with chances, tough tackles, more woodwork and another card.

Some impressive efforts from the home side with the most notable coming from another Andrea corner met by Niki but it struck the bar. P> Unfortunately the home side could not add to their lead or hold on to it and eventually SFFC were able to slide the equalizer home for a final score of 2-2.

The unbeaten run continues and considering that was the top team, it was a great result as the confidence continues to build for the D2 team.

Field Permits
Field permits for the season including Brodeur
City of Victoria Field Conditions
Here is the link to the City of Victoria's webpage for field status/closures:

http://www.victoria.ca/EN/main/residents/facilities/sports-fields/status.html

The Township of Esquimalt(Victor Brodeur) lists their field conditions here:

http://www.esquimalt.ca/parksRecreation/sportsFields/

A Parking Warning to ALL Members
This is a reminder and a 'warning' to ALL Club members, when parking in the Clubhouse neighbourhood. Do not park on the yellow curbs, do get off the road and up on the dirt when parking directly across the street from the Clubhouse.

Some business parking lots do not mind your 'after hours' use(and don't ask me which ones) BUT and most importantly....

You can NEVER park in our immediate neighbour's parking lot next to Complete Residential Management, 3267 & 3273 Tennyson.This is strictly verbotten. And it doesn't matter what day or time of day; it is 24/7.

The owner of that lot has warned us before and now he is threatening to TOW any unauthorized vehicle away, anywhere in that lot. Signs will be posted at the Clubhouse as a reminder to members, but please ensure all of your team and your guests, who are not regular visitors to the Clubhouse, are made aware of this.

Please & thank you


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