Football (the roundball kind)
National Premier League
Adelaide Comets are 2020 NPLSA Premiers after drawing with Adelaide City 1-1. The Comets only needed one point in their final league game after then-second placed Metro Stars fell to the Adelaide Blue Eagles 2-1.
Modbury Jets and Para Hills Knights have both been relegated to State League 1 as they finished first and second bottom, respectively.
South Adelaide secured automatic promotion for the 2021 NPLSA season, after beating Adelaide Victory 5-2, crowning themselves 2020 State League 1 SA Premiers.
Adelaide Basketball Challenge
Forestville 1 will look to keep their 100 per cent win record alive when they play their sister team Forestville 2 tomorrow night at Titanium Security Arena 3 at 6:40 pm.
Teige Morrell netted a game high 27 points but was unable to see her Southern Tigers beat Sturt, losing the game 85-68.
Woodville will look to grab their first win of the season to rise from the foot of the table when they take on North Adelaide tomorrow night at Titanium Security Arena 1 at 6:30pm.
Women’s League Div 1
Glenelg put on a show to beat Goodwood 17-1. Glenelg will look to continue their three-game win streak as they take on Southern Districts this Friday, 8:30 pm at West Beach Diamond 1.
The Southern Districts have narrowly scraped to a win against the Saints, beating them 6-5. The Saints will look to bounce back from the close loss and are set to play Woodville this Friday, 6:15 pm at West Beach Diamond 2.
Sturt put up a good fight but ended up falling to Woodville 8-10. Sturt play Goodwood this Friday, 6:15 pm at West Beach Diamond 1.
A Grade – Adelaide Competition
Walkerville recovered from their mid-week loss against West Torrens, beating Port Adelaide 4-1. The result sees Walkerville sit third, two points behind second placed Port Adelaide.
West Torrens have jumped from the bottom of the table after beating Seacombe 2-0 and will look to continue that form as they take on second-placed Port Adelaide this Saturday, 2:00pm at West Beach Diamond 1.
Sturt beat Hills 5-4, helping keep them top of the ladder, sitting two points clear.
Super Series Round 6 – Aldinga Beach Criterium
Lucas Plapp (ACT Mens Track Endurance) took out the win in the annual Aldinga Beach Criterium, completing the race in a time of 52:04, putting him ninth in the overall elite men’s standings. Leigh Howard (ACT Mens Track Endurance) maintains his General Classification lead after finishing in second place.
Ashlee Ankudinoff (Cycling Australia) won the Elite Women with a time of 53:37. The result sees Ankudinoff move to eighth in the General Classification. Nicola Macdonald (Roxsolt- Attaquer) sits first in the GC, three points ahead of second-placed Annette Edmonson (Cycling Australia), after finishing seventh in round 6 of the Super Series.
The Wallabies fell to the All Blacks 43-5 to lose the Bledisloe Cup on Saturday at ANZ Stadium. The loss is the Wallabies’ heaviest Bledisloe Cup defeat in 117 years. The humiliated Wallabies will look to redeem themselves in the final test of the serie at Suncorp Stadium on November 7.
The Sea Devils kicked off round 2 with a 7-1 win over the Grizzlies. In the other match, the Bombers kicked started their season with a win—after missing round 1 through a bye—beating the Redwings 11-6, thanks to Anson Carter’s six goals.
Round three begins at Blackwood Recreation Centre on Friday night with the Redwings playing the Raptors and the Bombers playing the Grizzlies.
Adelaide Turf Cricket Association- A1 Premier Grade
Old Scotch beat Walkerville 7/215 to 9/175 thanks to Nathan J Fox’s 94 runs from 86 balls, not out. Harvey J Box bagged 92 runs from 106 balls and helped his Para Hills side narrowly beat Prince Alfred Old Collegians Cricket Club 6/232 to 7/230.
2020 SA Super League
The Northern Knights remain undefeated in the 2020 SA Premier League after beating the Southern Blazers 66 shots – 52 shots.
The Eastern Raiders received their first loss of the season at the hands of the Central Chargers, with the game finishing 63 shots – 45 shots.
The South Eastern Spartans added to the misery of the Mallee Pirates season, winning 59 shots – 47 shots. The result leaves the Pirates with three losses from three games.
The Western Rogues defeated the Heysen Comets 54 shots – 42 shots. The loss sees the Comets join the Pirates as the only teams without a win.
2020 TFSA League Men’s Open
The Eastern Stingrays beat Central Scorpions 11-6, keeping them top of the table and undefeated for the season.
Vipers put on a solid performance, beating the South West Wolves 10-4. The result sees the Wolves remain bottom of the table, yet to grab a win.
2020 TFSA League Women’s Open
The Central Scorpions Women’s revenged the men’s team, beating the Eastern Stingrays 10-4. The result sees the Scorpions remain top of the league.
The South West Wolves nicked their first win of the season, beating Vipers 4-3.
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