Caledonians come away with first points in 2020 Great Southern Soccer Association men’s premier league season

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Caledonians' Gury Shaw and Phoenix's Calvin Bosch contest in the air.
Camera IconCaledonians' Gury Shaw and Phoenix's Calvin Bosch contest in the air. Credit: Laurie Benson

Caledonians notched their first points of the 2020 Great Southern Soccer Association season after drawing with Phoenix in round six of the men’s premier league on Saturday afternoon.

Caledonians had lost their past four games but were determined to end that streak against Phoenix and got the jump on them.

Phoenix's Zac Mostert and Caledonians’ Kieran Loveridge contest possession.
Camera IconPhoenix's Zac Mostert and Caledonians’ Kieran Loveridge contest possession. Credit: Laurie Benson

A first-half goal from Dylan Cook helped Caledonians to a 1-0 advantage at half-time and they were in sight of their first win of the season, but Lewis Bosch had other plans.

His second-half goal ensured Phoenix escaped with a 1-1 draw at the end of 90 minutes.

Caledonians' Mitchell Foscolos controls the ball.
Camera IconCaledonians' Mitchell Foscolos controls the ball. Credit: =/Laurie Benson

Rovers remain undefeated this season after a 1-1 draw with reigning champions Polonia in the other men’s premier league match.

After a scoreless first half, goals to Jeffery Lisso and Oliver Trichilo left the sides locked together at the final whistle.

Caledonians' Elliot Price goes high for the ball.
Camera IconCaledonians' Elliot Price goes high for the ball. Credit: Laurie Benson

Denmark continued their impressive season in the women’s premier league season, recording their fifth win after downing Phoenix.

Ebony Thompson proved the hero as her second-half goal would be the match-winner as the reigning league champions won, 1-0.

Caledonians' Michael Gibbs looks on as Phoenix's Jarrod Korthuis heads the ball.
Camera IconCaledonians' Michael Gibbs looks on as Phoenix's Jarrod Korthuis heads the ball. Credit: Laurie Benson

Polonia finished emphatic winners in their clash with Caledonians, finishing 3-2 winners.

Leading by a goal at the break, Polonia scored two goals in the second half to seal the victory.

Ellie Senior, Laura Hunt and Annie Fagen all scored.

Phoenix's Cameron Dekker goes forward.
Camera IconPhoenix's Cameron Dekker goes forward. Credit: Laurie Benson

Bayswater, Caledonians and Rovers won in the men’s reserves competition.

Rovers, Mt Barker, Polonia and Phoenix all finished comfortable winners in the women’s reserves.

Two goals from Emma Walker guided Polonia to a 2-0 win over Denmark in the women’s social league while Bayswater won 2-1 over Grammar.

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