The Eurobodalla Football Association finals began on Sunday, September 2 with semi-final day at Moruya’s Gundary Oval.
Clubs that finished in the top four of the under 11/12s, youth boys, youth girls, all-age ladies, and all-age men contested major and minor semi-finals to determine who would qualify for the preliminary or grand finals.
In the under 11/12s division one, Moruya Blue beat Batemans Bay in the major semi-final to qualify for the grand final. The Narooma Redbacks beat Broulee in a penalty shootout to move into the preliminary final.
In division two, Clyde United beat Bodalla in the major semi-final, and the Moruya Royals beat the Moruya Swans in the minor semi-final. The Royals will now play Bodalla for the second spot in the grand final.
The Moruya Blues stunned the minor-premiership-winning Narooma Redbacks in the youth boys major semi-final. The Redbacks will play Bodalla in next weekend’s preliminary final after their win over the Moruya Swans.
The youth girls semi-finals went according to seedings, as the first-placed Moruya Swans beat Narooma in the major semi-final and the Moruya Blues beat Clyde United in the minor semi-final. Narooma will play the Blues next weekend.
The all-age ladies saw two upsets, including a big win for Clyde United against first-placed Bodalla in the major semi-final. The Moruya Swans beat the Moruya Blues in the minor semi-final.
The undefeated Narooma Redbacks qualified for the all-age men’s grand final with a 3-0 win over the Broulee Stingrays in the major semi-final. Bodalla beat Clyde United in the minor semi-final to qualify for the preliminary final.
Next weekend’s preliminary finals will be played at Broulee’s Captain Oldrey Park, with the youth boys and youth girls kicking off at 10am.