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More sports make their first appearance this week, including rowing, tennis and gridiron.

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Lawn Bowls

2020 SA Super League

The Mallee Pirates have grabbed their first win of the 2020 SA Super League, beating the Northern Knights 55 – 49 shots.

The Western Rogues beat the Central Chargers 62 – 39 shots. The result sees them move to third on the ladder.

The Southern Blazers beat the South Eastern Spartans 66 – 49 shots. Both teams now have two wins and two losses.

The Heysen Comets remain the only winless team in the competition, losing to the Eastern Raiders 73 – 47 shots.

Rugby

International

Despite losing the Bledisloe Cup to the All Blacks the Wallabies scraped back some respect, winning 24-22 in Brisbane on Saturday. The win will give Australia something to build on when they meet Argentina on November 21.

Gridiron

2020 Gridiron SA Seniors

The AU Hogs took out the win in round eight, beating the South City Chiefs 24-8. The Port Adelaide Spartans narrowly beat UniSA Eagles 14-12.

The two losers of round eight, the Eagles and Chiefs will battle it out for redemption in round nine this Saturday, 12:00 pm at Riverside Oval, Port Adelaide. The Spartans and the Hogs will clash in the other match at the same venue at 3:00 pm.

Athletics

Seeded Women 5000m Time Trial

Rose Davies won the 5000-metre Open Women’s final, completing the distance in 15:30.20. Isobel Batt-Doyle was not far behind at 15:41.03 while Caitlin Adams finished up third with a time of 15:50.57.

Seeded Men 5000m Final

Adrian Potter won the 5000-metre final in the Open Men’s, completing it in a time of 13:57.81. Isaac Heyne finished just in a time of 14:00.83, and Matthew Clarke clocked 14:03.09 to finish third.

Interclub 3

Seeded Men 100m Final- Heat 1

Harrison Hunt took out the win in the 100m Final in the Heat 1, completing the sprint in a time of 10.66. It was neck and neck down as Sebastian Baird came in second with a time of 10.94. Third and fourth fell to Tomas Semmler and Achie Joseph who both completed the 100m sprint in a time of 10.95.

Seeded Women 100m Final- Heat 1

Lakara Stallan won in the 100m Final in Heat 1, recording a time of 11.93. Holly Beecham finished up in second with a time of 12.18. Tiara Hatchard rounded out the top three with a time of 12.21.

Tennis

State League Men

The Trinity Titans Tennis Club recorded their first win of the season, drawing 3-3 in the rubbers but narrowly edging out Seacliff to win 51 games – 49 games. Trinity will look to build on their narrowest of round five wins against Cole Motors Seaside this Saturday at 1:00pm at Seaside Tennis Club.

State League Women

Seacliff beat Denman LOSL 4-2 In the rubbers and 61-50 in the games. The result gives Denman their only one win after the first five rounds of the season but the club will be hoping to change their fortunes this Saturday against Peake Garden Riverside at 1:00 pm at Peake Gardens Reserve.

Fencing

FSA Bruce Kneale Open Men’s Epee

Darren Ferguson won the FSA Bruce Kneale Open Men’s Epee after beating Tai Yuen Lam 15-7.

FSA Veteran Women’s Epee Tableau

Jackie Dawson won the event after beating Nadine Ferguson 10-7. Alison Wotherspoon finished in third.

FSA Veteran Men’s Epee Tableau

Darren Ferguson wasn’t able to back up his win in the Bruce Kneale Open, losing to Dov Spinks in a tense final 10-9.

Rowing

 2020 Port Adelaide Regatta

A full day of 37 individual races was held on the Port River. In the final, Port Adelaide secured first place in the Master’s Women’s Single, completing the 1000m event in 4:36.30.

In the Masters Men’s Coxed four, Adelaide University rowed to a win, completing the 1000m final in 4:02.47.

It was a strong day at the office for the Port Adelaide teams, with Port Adelaide winning the 2nd Grade Men’s Double Scull, posting a time of 6:01.43 for the 1500m event.

Head of the Port

Prince Alfred College 1 won the Open Men’s Eight, completing the 6500m event in a time of 22:37.69, with St Peter’s College not far behind in second, rowing to a time of 22:40.70.

In the Schoolboys Eight, Norwood Morialta finished quickest with a time of 26:04.77. In the Masters Women Quad, Port Adelaide finished first, completing the event in 30:05.99.

In the Schoolgirls Yr 9/10 Coxed Quad, Loreto Marryatville 1 finished first in a time of 30:36.87. Loreto Marryatville 2 finished not far behind in second, posting a time of 31:10.87.

Lacrosse

SAILL

The Raptors secured a round three win over the Redwings, 18-13. Jesse Whinnen had a game to remember, securing eight goals and four assists. The Redwings will look to improve their fortunes this week as they take on the Sea Devils, this Friday at 8:00 pm at Blackwood Recreation Centre.

The Bombers pulled off an emphatic win, beating the Grizzlies 15-4. The Bombers will look to continue their great run of form as they meet the Raptors this Friday at 9:20pm at Blackwood Recreation Centre. The Grizzlies will have the week off.

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