Holy Trinity verse Duval in Bill Turner Cup clash | Photos

Holy Trinity hosted Duval High School on Tuesday for round three of Bill Turner Cup soccer competition.

Evenly matched skill-wise, both sides fought for possession of the ball for most of the first round.

Players tried preserving energy for the long match, as it was a very “back and forth” game, until Duval managed to score.

Heading into half time the score was 1-0 to the Armidale team, both teams talked strategy with their coaches.

Heading into the second half Duval scored again, pushing the score to 2-0 however Holy Trinity were quick to fight back and were rewarded with a penalty right in front of Duval’s goal area.

The local side didn’t waste the penalty, and were able to put a point on the score board, leaving the score 2-1.

Unfortunately for Holy Trinity, Duval’s fitness shone through later into the match enabling them to score a further three goals.

The final score was 5-1 to Duval High School, advancing them into round four against either Oxley or McCarthy Catholic.

Although a disappointing loss, Holy Trinity should be extremely proud of their efforts so far in the Bill Turner Cup.

The competition started in April when Macintyre High School and Holy Trinity faced each other for the preliminary round.

Holy Trinity’s coach Anthony Gaias was pleased with his side’s gallant efforts to secure a win.

The final score was 7-0 advancing Holy Trinity to round one of the competition against Inverell High School.

As hosts Inverell High School put up a fight against Holy Trinity but were unable to pull through with a win. 

Holy Trinity won 3-1 and advanced to round two where they continued their winning streak against Guyra Central.

The local side had a stellar game, with the final score of 5-0 reflecting that. They then progressed to round three against Duval.