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Historic Inaugural KDay Football Match: St Andrew’s College vs Graeme College

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Historic Inaugural KDay Football Match: St Andrew’s College vs Graeme College

In an electrifying start to the historic inaugural KDay football derby, the U16A teams of St Andrew’s College and Graeme College set the tone for an unforgettable day of schoolboy football. St Andrew’s College U16A team displayed exceptional skill and teamwork, dominating the match and securing a comprehensive 5-1 victory over Graeme College.

The match kicked off with St Andrew’s showcasing their attacking prowess, pressing high and creating numerous scoring opportunities. Their relentless efforts paid off early as they opened the scoring with a beautifully crafted goal. As the game progressed, St Andrew’s maintained their intensity, netting four more goals with a blend of precision passing and clinical finishing.

Graeme College fought valiantly, managing to pull one back, but it was not enough to stem the tide of St Andrew’s attacking waves. The St Andrew’s U16A side’s cohesive play and disciplined defense ensured their dominance throughout the match, leaving Graeme College with little room to maneuver.

The much-anticipated 1st Team clash between St Andrew’s College and Graeme College lived up to its billing, offering a thrilling encounter that had fans on the edge of their seats. St Andrew’s College had a blistering start, racing to a 2-0 lead within the first half of the match. Their early goals were a testament to their strategic gameplay and swift counter-attacks, which caught the Graeme College defense off guard.

Despite the early setback, Graeme College demonstrated remarkable resilience and fought back with determination. They reorganised their defense and began to mount their own attacks, putting pressure on St Andrew’s backline. However, the St Andrew’s College 1st Team remained composed.

The second half saw both teams battling intensely in midfield, with Graeme College striving to find a breakthrough. However, St Andrew’s College managed to maintain their composure and control, ensuring their early lead was carried through to the final whistle. The match ended with St Andrew’s College securing a well-deserved 2-0 victory, marking a historic win in the inaugural KDay football derby.

The inaugural KDay football derby between St Andrew’s College and Graeme College will be remembered for its high-quality football and spirited competition. Both matches highlighted the talent and sportsmanship of the young players, setting a strong foundation for future encounters. St Andrew’s College emerged victorious in both the U16A and 1st Team matches, demonstrating their prowess and setting the bar high for the annual KDay tradition.

Mr Craig Hatches