Around The Grounds April 28

ANZAC CUP NEW YORK – NEW YORK MAGPIES v AFL QUEBEC – Yonkers, NY
Men’s: New York 12.9.81 def Quebec Saints 9.6.60
Women’s: Montreal Angels 0.3.3 def New York 0.2.2

ANZAC Day weekend in the big apple saw two exciting matches where the home club split.  The Magpies men held their Canadian opponents at bay to come home 21 point winners.  The Magpies women, helped by reinforcements from Boston, battled the Angels tooth and nail, but in the end missed a shot at the siren that would’ve given them the victory. (Recap)

ANZAC CLASH CHICAGO – CHICAGO SWANS v NASHVILLE KANGAROOS – Chicago, IL
Chicago 8.14.62 def Nashville 2.3.15

Rekindling an old MAAFL matchup that goes back to the league’s early days, the Chicago Swans opened their campaign with convincing 37 point win over a solid traveling side from the Music City. (Recap)

CINCINNATI DOCKERS v INDIANAPOLIS GIANTS – Fairfield, OH
Cincinnati 10.7.67 def by Indianapolis 11.5.71

The Dockers spotted their guests five goals in the first quarter, before clawing their way back on the shoulders of fullback Scott Klink.  The Giants, supported by players from the Louisville Kings, held off hard charging Cincy to pick up a big four point road win in the end. (Recap)


METRO GAMES

BOSTON DEMONS – ANZAC OLD BOYS GAME
Old Boys 27.25.187 def Buffaloes 5.6.36 (Recap)

PHOTO: Michael McLaughlin

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