South City Chiefs 39 -18 UniSA Eagles
The South City Chiefs and the UniSA Eagles battled for the Dawn Mayman Perpetual Trophy, the 2017 season opener. The Chiefs offensive and defensive units started fast, both scoring early. Caputo with rushing and passing TD’s and Myers with the pick six.
The Eagles mounted a spirited comeback behind two long Crummey to Burford connections, but it wasn’t enough as the Chiefs continued to score, sealing with win with a Riach TD reception.
The Chiefs claim the Dawn Mayman Perpetual Trophy comfortably.
CHIEFS: Caputo 3 passing, 1 rushing. Verlato 2 FG, Bryett 1 receiving, Meyers INT TD, Bartlett 1 receiving. Riach 1 receiving.
EAGLES: Crummey 2 passing. Burford 2 receiving, Naulty 1 rushing.