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South Aussie sports keep delivering, as winter sports creep ever closer to their season’s end and summer sports emerge to put on a show for fans.

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Rugby

Coopers Premier 1

Josateki Tuilawaki and Jack Jenkins bagged two tries each to lead Brighton in a 43-22 win over Old Collegians to become 2020 Coopers Premier Grand Final Champions. The win sees Brighton complete a dominant season in which they lost only one game to finish top of the league.

International

David Pocock has retired from professional rugby, opting to dedicate his time and energy to conservation efforts around climate change. The 32-year-old recorded 83 Tests for Australia and will be remembered as one of the finest Wallaby backrowers.

Athletics

SA State 10000m Championships

Isobel Batt-Doyle finished first in the open women, completing the 10000m final in 32:13.04. Jacob Cocks won the open men in 30:36.91

Cricket

WBBL

The Adelaide Strikers Women have kicked off the WBBL season with a win, beating the Hobart Hurricanes by eight wickets. Laura Wolvaardt was awarded player of the match thanks to her 51 runs from 42 balls.

Triathlon

2020- 21 West Lakes Triathlon Series Race 1

The triathlon seasons began with Steven McKenna winning the open male long course in 1:06:16.0. James Hammond was not far behind in second with a time of 1:07:43.7.

Hailey Mason finished quickest in the open females in a time of 1:12:47.0. Chloe Lane was second at 1:13:57.4. Race 2 is on November 29 at Midcourse Reserve West.

Lacrosse

SAILL

The Grizzlies kicked off the 2020 indoor lacrosse season with a win, beating the Redwings 11-2. Grizzlies’ James Goodridge bagged six goals.

The Raptors beat the SeaDevils thanks to a second half surge which saw them score eight goals and eventually win 10-6.

Round two begins at Blackwood Recreation Centre this Friday evening as the Bombers kick off their season against the Redwings and the Grizzlies play the SeaDevils.

Basketball

Adelaide Basketball Challenge

Men’s

Forestville 1 will look to continue their unbeaten season in the men’s Adelaide Basketball Challenge as they take on the sixth placed Norwood tomorrow at 8pm at the ARC Campbelltown.

Women’s

The Southern Tigers will play the second-bottom Centrals tomorrow night in the women’s Adelaide Basketball Challenge at 9:00pm at 50 St Vincent Street. A win will see the Tigers go equal on points with first placed Sturt— who have a bye this week—and remain one of the only teams without a loss this season.

Baseball

Women’s League Div 1

Glenelg beat the Saints 8-2 and will look to replicate their good performance against Goodwood this Friday at 6:15pm at West Beach Diamond 2. Woodville put on a show last Friday night, beating Goodwood 6-0 and play Sturt this Friday at 6:15pm at West Beach Diamond 1. Southern Districts won against Sturt 8-5 and are set to play the Saints this Friday at 8:30pm at West Beach Diamond 1.

Softball

A Grade – Adelaide Competition

Sturt beat West Torrens 8-0. West Torrens have yet to secure a win so far this season but will look to change their fortunes against Walkerville this Wednesday at 7:30 pm at West Beach Diamond 2.

Second-bottom Seacombe pulled off an unlikely 1-1 draw against second placed Port Adelaide, who will look to return to winning form when they play Hills on Wednesday at 8:00pm at West Beach Diamond 1.

Touch Football

2020 TFSA League Men’s Open

Central Scorpions dominated the South West Wolves 10-4 to remain undefeated after the first two rounds. The Eastern Stingrays joined the Scorpions to be the only teams undefeated so far, after beating the Vipers 12-7.

The Scorpions play Vipers and the Stingrays play South West Wolves on Sunday at 9:30 am at Campbelltown Memorial Oval.

2020 TFSA League Women’s Open

Vipers beat the Stingrays 11-2 taking them top of the ladder with a 100 per cent win record. The Scorpions are also undefeated after winning 5-3 against South West Wolves but sit second due to goal difference.

The next round is at Campbelltown Memorial Oval this coming Sunday morning.

Football

National Premier League 

MetroStars remain two points adrift Comets— who sit top spot— after beating Adelaide City 2-1. The winner of the league will come down to the final round, as MetroStars take on Adelaide Blue Eagles and Comets play Adelaide city. All matches begin this Saturday at 7:00pm, which will be the last round before finals.

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