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Renmark 16 d Loxton 0.
BEST: Renmark - M. Messager, K.
Kokeguchi. Loxton - T. Eagle, K.
GOALS: Renmark - C . Miller 5,
H. Sahota 3, J. Kahlon 2, S.
Pavlomanolakos 2, M. Mantzoros,
K. Kokeguchi, S. Crouch, N. Rahimi.
Barmera 9 d Berri 1.
BEST: Barmera - R. Wallace, F.
Radic. Berri - D. Eleftheriadis, J.
GOALS: Barmera - R. Wallace 3, B.
Coulson 2, F. Radic, G. Fournos, own
goal (Berri). Berri - E . Gregoric.
Barmera 7 d Berri 1.
BEST: Barmera - T. Mitchell, K.
Watson. Berri - M. Leach, T. Bromley
GOALS: Barmera - J. Mitchell 4,
P. Pipinis 2, T. Mitchell. Berri - B .
Renmark 2 d Loxton 0.
BEST: Renmark - E . Sen, A.
Pavlomanolakos. Loxton - None
GOALS: Renmark - E . Seb, A.
Barmera 4 d Berri 1.
BEST: Barmera - K . Atkins, D.
Soulemezis. Berri - D. Eleftheriadis,
GOALS: Barmera - B. Guppy, B.
Van Der Biezen, A. Garafoulis, J.
Fournaros. Berri - T. Eleftheriadis.
Barmera 7 d Berri 4.
BEST: Barmera - D. Kanakaris, C.
Van Der Biezen. Berri - None sup-
GOALS: Barmera - D. Kanakaris
3, R. Mitchell, C. Mitchell, G.
Fournaros, Z. Hamood. Berri - A .
Vrastaminos 3, R. Williss.
Renmark 4 d Loxton 2.
BEST: Renmark - L. Hefford, J.
Stoeckel. Loxton - D . Kershaw, J.
GOALS: Renmark - V. Vu 3, S.
Crouch. Loxton - L. Psarakis, A.
Berri (2) 3 d Barmera 2.
BEST: Berri (2) - C. Nash, E. Wade,
E. Porter. Barmera - C . Scordo, G.
Centofanti, T. Whitbourne.
GOALS: Berri (2) - E . Day, E. Wade,
J. Sawyer. Barmera - G . Centofanti,
Berri (1) 7 d Renmark (2) 0.
BEST: Berri (1) - O. Walters, T.
Pipinis, S. Sowkath-Ali . Renmark (2)
- K . Lowe, D. Tregenza, R. Gabell.
GOALS: Berri (1) D. Greer 2, S.
Sowkath-Ali 2, R. Maroney, T.
Pipinis, O. Walters.
Renmark (1) 12 d Loxton 0.
BEST: Renmark (1) - L. O’Brien, K.
Prokopec, A. Coombs. Loxton - R.
Kennedy, Z. Uzzell
GOALS: Renmark (1) - L. O’Brien
4, K. Prokopec 4, L. Sims 2, A.
Coombs, A. Herradon-Valetta.
Barmera (2) 5 d Renmark (2) 0.
BEST: Barmera (2) - T. Ogle, C. van
der Woude, C. Marks. Renmark (2)
- T. Coombs, A. Herradon-Valetta, V.
GOALS: Barmera (2) - T. Ogle 2, W.
Marks, L. Warnett, C. Marks.
Loxton 3 d Berri (2) 1.
BEST: Loxton: None supplied. Berri
(2) R. Verrall, A. Morgan. GOALS:
Loxton - A. Kershaw 3. Berri - C.
Barmera (1) 2 drew with Berri
BEST: None supplied. GOALS:
Barmera (1) - M. Rayner, T. Mitchell.
Berri (1) - C . Ebert, K. Kenefick.
Barmera United player Frane Radic moves forward with the ball in his club’s win over Berri in
Riverland A grade soccer at Loxton on Sunday.
Elif Sen, of Renmark Olympic, fights for the ball in her side’s 2-0 win in Riverland Women’s
Open soccer on Sunday.
Renmark Olympic’s Adren Herradon-Valetta fends off a tackle against Barmera United in his
side’s 5-2 loss in Riverland under 12 soccer at Barmera on Sunday.
PHOTO: Christian Longobardi
ROUND two of the Riverland
soccer A grade men’s season was
a one-sided affair, with Renmark
Olympic and Barmera United both
registering big wins on Sunday
afternoon at Barmera.
Fresh from a confidence-boost-
ing win over Barmera in the first
round, Renmark displayed its
attacking prowess, with a 16-0 win
Olympic showed why many
believe it will give Barmera a run
for its money this season, with
a strong performance across the
The highlight was five goals
from 2016 Golden Boot win-
ner Chris Miller, while Martin
Messager also played an important
role in the midfield for Renmark.
Talyn Eagle and Kyle Lehmann
were admirable performers for
Loxton in its loss.
Renmark Olympic president
Sam Sialas, who was standing in
for the absent Nick Sotiroulis, said
he was pleased with the number of
“We played like a team, passed
beautifully, called for the ball and
just did the basics right,” he said.
Loxton assistant coach Duane
Bayram said it was always going to
be a tough ask for his team.
“Structurally we couldn’t match
their players,” he said.
“The way they moved the ball
quickly and their communication
was top shelf.”
In the other A grade men’s
match on Sunday, Barmera chalked
up an eight-goal victory over Berri.
Frane Radic played an instru-
mental role in the win, while
Riley Wallace was also good for
Barmera United’s coach Con
Tsorotiotis said he was impressed
with the way his team bounced
back from a disappointing showing
in round one.
“The boys have come out of
their shell and started playing some
good soccer,” he said.
“After last week’s game they had
some sore bodies and we lost three
players through injury, but they
have bounced back well.”
Renmark Olympic’s open wom-
en’s team were forced to work
much harder for their 2-0 win over
Despite a number of crucial
saves from Loxton’s goalkeeper
Maria Costi, Renmark’s relentless
attack saw Elif Sen and Angela
Pavlomanolakos score a goal each
to seal victory.
Barmera also scored a win in the
open women’s competition, defeat-
ing Berri 7-1.
Ji Ji Mitchell was the standout
performer, scoring four goals for
Melissa Leach and Talissa
Bromley both fought hard for Berri
but it wasn’t enough to avoid the
Top sides show class
looks to pass in
his side’s 16-goal
thrashing of Loxton
in Riverland A Grade
Soccer at Barmera
PHOTOS: Sandy Smith
Barmera United’s Andy Kariuki
in action against Renmark (2)
during their clash in Riverland
under 12 soccer at Barmera on
PHOTO: Christian Longobardi
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