KENDALL CUP 2020
The twenty-ninth running of the Kendall Cup was hailed a huge success on the weekend with great weather being the backdrop for some action-packed football action.
Sale United Womens team were Cup Runnersup after being defeated by Latrobe United Women Football Club in the Cup Final 2-1.
Anouk Meereboer was named Womens Player Of The Tournament while other Sale Players Madelaine Breakspear and Cassie Morris made the top five.
Although the Sale Mens team did not make the final, coach Marc Bain, was impressed with the standard of the teams play and says they are gelling well and they are looking forward to a great season ahead. Sale Captain, Jake Richardson, was named in the top three Players Of The tournament while Dave Durning, Nathi Khamchom and Damon Stephens also polled votes.
Bayside Argonauts Football Club were the winners of the Mens Cup, defeating Newborough/Yallourn Soccer Club 2-1 in the Final.
Sale United held a fundraiser during Kendall Cup with all proceeds going to the Mallacoota Soccer Club whose town was recently devastated by the Bush Fires.
The Club had prizes donated by Melbourne City Football Club, Melbourne Victory Football Club, Laurie Smyth, Chris, Latrobe Financial and the Collingwood Football Club. A total of $1000 was raised through raffles and auctions on the day and will help Mallacoota players get back on the park playing football.
The winners were:
Melbourne City FC Signed Ball: Simon Ellis
Melbourne City FC Signed Jersey: Simon Ellis
Melbourne Victory FC Signed Ball: Jo Tuay
Don Bradman Memorabilia: Chris Kozanis
Hawthorn Football Jumper signed by Dermott Brereton: Romi Bitar
Collingwood Football Club Jersey signed by the entire team: Cal Markovic
KENDALL CUP MENS AWARD WINNERS:
Champions: BAYSIDE ARGONAUTS FC
Runnersup: NEWBOROUGH/YALLOURN UFC
Best On Ground In The Final: MAX MURRY (Bayside Argonauts FC)
Tournament Leading Goalscorer: DAMON SCOTT (NYUSC)
Goalkeeper Of The Tournament: CONNOR MCAULIFFE (EGUFC)
Player Of The Tournament: DAMON SCOTT (NYUSC)
KENDALL CUP WOMENS AWARD WINNERS:
Champions: LATROBE UNITED WOMENS FC
Runnersup: SALE UNITED FOOTBALL CLUB
Best On Ground In The Final: ELISE WINKLE (Latrobe)
Tournament Leading Goalscorer: ABBEY TAYLOR (Latrobe)
Goalkeeper Of The Tournament: BELINDA HUA (GSL)
Player Of The Tournament: ANOUK MEEREBOER (SUSC)