If there was any doubt that a third consecutive Grand Final defeat would linger in the minds of the SMS squad, it was all but eradicated following a second powerful display in as many weeks.
Last week saw SMS crush Situation FC with a stunning 12-2 victory, and this week saw SMS smash another twelve goals as they demolished a new look WHK team 12-5. The victory against WHK, even though it was by a slightly smaller margin than the previous week's result, was especially pleas
A top quality golf day for a golf mad city. That is exactly what is in store for Ballarat next February as co-organisers, SMS & Chip for Charity, bring the inaugural Ballarat Renault Chip for Charity Golf Day to Ballarat on February 20th 2015.
After weeks of planning, the curtain was raised this week on what promises to be one of the best golfing experiences to hit Ballarat. Matt Vallance, founder of Chip for Charity, was at the launch of the event at the Ballarat Golf Club
In the end, unfortunately, it was a fairly predictable result. Despite a disciplined, efficient performance, SMS were once again bridesmaids after yet more Grand Final heartbreak. Little more could have been asked from the players, they gave their all for the 30 minutes, in what was a match up against overly physical, ill-disciplined and, at times, wreckless opponents.
A pre-match warning from the referee that he would not entertain any arguing against his decisions was so
SMS reached their third consecutive Grand Final after a thrilling finish which saw three goals scored in a frantic final three minutes.
SMS had gained the early initiative after Bobby Mehta grabbed the lead in the opening few minutes, only for the Traffic Cones to hit back shortly after. Mandeep Singh, making a cautious return after being ruled out with a hip injury last week, restored the lead with a confident finish, but the Traffic Cones were not behind for long after poo
A third semi final appearance in as many seasons has given SMS the opportunity to get within one match of breaking the hoodoo of having reached the last two Grand Finals and ending up as runners up both times.
As they prepare to face an in-form Traffic Cones side in what promises to be a hard fought semi final, SMS will know that if they squeeze through they will face an ever bigger challenge against Froths, who have been the team to beat this season, despite creeping in to