2017 Season – Week 6

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Oct 152017
 
Wollongong Mustangs

Cool and cloudy conditions at Lidcombe Oval where the Pirates Colts took on the Wollongong Mustangs Colts. At half-time the Pirates lead 14-0. A good outing for the Pirates Colts at Lidcombe Oval where they have beaten the Wollongong Mustangs Colts by 22-6.

The Pirates took on the Wollongong Mustangs in Week 6 of the Division 1 season. After an early score by the Mustangs the Pirates hit back to lead 7-6 at the end of the 1st Quarter. A defensive arm-wrestle for much of the 2nd Quarter but two quick scores saw the Pirates leading the Mustangs 20-6 at halftime. It’s been score for score in the 3rd Quarter but the Pirates retained the lead by 27-12. A really scrappy football game but another “W” for the Pirates. Pirates 33 – Wollongong Mustangs 20.

2017 Season – Week 5

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Oct 092017
 

Cool conditions in Wollongong where the Pirates took on the Sutherland Seahawks. The Pirates scored early but the Seahawks responded with a long drive of their own.
At the end of the 1st Quarter the Pirates lead it 14-8. An uninspiring 2nd Quarter and the Pirates extended their lead to 27-14. It’s a night for both Offenses. Pirates lead 47-20 at the end of the 3rd Quarter.
Some good things, some things to work on but another “W” all the same.
The Pirates remain undefeated with a 59-28 win over the Seahawks.

In the Colts Division an under-manned Pirates’ team went down to the reigning Champion Sutherland Seahawks by a score of 38-20.

2017 Season – Week 4

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Sep 252017
 

The Pirates Colts are taking on the League-leading Sydney University Cubs in Week 4 of the 2017 competition.
It was a tough start with the Pirates trailing the Cubs 22-6 at halftime.
The West Sydney Pirates’ Colts have had a tough day out falling to the Sydney University Cubs by 36-12.

In Division 1 action the Pirates face the Sydney University Lions in a rematch of last year’s Waratah Bowl.
The Pirates scored early after a long run by Ray Saipele and took a 6-0 lead.
The Lions hit back with a converted TD to lead 7-6 at the end of the 1st Quarter.

A defensive dogfight in the 2nd Quarter with no addition to the score. It was an exciting game but both teams will be regretting missed opportunities.
At the half it’s Lions 7 – Pirates 6

An exciting 3rd Quarter with the Pirates taking the ascendancy. At the end of the period the Pirates are ahead by 18-7.

A tough, tough game of football. Injuries to both sides but neither team gave an inch.
Final score Pirates 18 – Lions 7.
The Pirates move on to a 3-0 record.