2009 Asian Championships - Full Results

Thursday, September 10 2009 @ 05:21 am ACST

Contributed by: Graeme Carey

The Asian Championships played in Kuala Lumpur on 5th September, 2009 were immensely successful in terms of participation with 10 Senior teams, 3 Under 18 Teams, Auskick and over 400 players, seniors and juniors participating. After a day of intense competition, last year's winners Dubai (UAE) Heat and Jakarta Bulldogs both managed a repeat triumph in the Senior and Junior competitions.

ASIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS - FULL RESULTS

Results of all matches played are shown below

POOL MATCHES

GROUP AWL
Dubai Heat40
Hong Kong Dragons31
Malaysian Warriors13
Jakarta Bintangs13
Thailand Tigers13

POOL A MATCHES

Dubai Heat 6.1 (37) d Jakarta Bintangs 2.0 (12)
Hong Kong Dragons 5.2 (32) d Thailand Tigers 1.2 (8)
Malaysian Warriors 3.3 (21) lost to Dubai Heat 5.4 (34)
Jakarta Bintangs 1.1 (7) lost to Hong Kong Dragons 4.5 (29)
Thailand Tigers 6.2 (38) d Malaysian Warriors 3.2 (20)
Dubai Heat 4.4 (28) d Hong Kong Dragons 1.0 (6)
Jakarta Bintangs 4.2 (26) lost to Malaysian Warriors 5.1 (31)
Thailand Tigers 1.1 (7) lost to Dubai Heat 6.4 (40)
Hong Kong Dragons 5.5 (33) d Malaysian Warriors 3.1 (19)
Jakarta Bintangs 6.1(37) d Thailand Tigers 4.3 (27)

GROUP BWL
Singapore Wombats40
Bali Geckos31
China Reds22
Lao Elephants13
Vietnam Swans04

POOL B MATCHES

Singapore Wombats 5.4 (34) d Laos Elephants 0.0 (0)
Bali Geckos 3.5 (23) d China Reds 3.3 (21)
Vietnam Swans 4.4 (28) lost to Singapore Wombats 6.5 (41)
Laos Elephants 1.3 (9) lost to Bali Geckos 6.3 (39)
China Reds 6.7 (43) d Vietnam Swans 0.2 (2)
Singapore Wombats 4.5 (29) d Bali Geckos 2.2 (14)
Laos Elephants 3.4 (22) d Vietnam Swans 0.2 (2)
China Reds 2.2 (14) lost to Singapore Wombats 3.5 (23)
Laos Elephants 2.5 (17) lost to China Reds 4.3 (27)
Bali Geckos 10.2 (62) d Vietnam Swans 1.1 (7)

FINALS

Semi Finals

Dubai Heat 9.5 (59) d Bali Geckos 2.1 (13)
Singapore Wombats 7.1 (43) d Hong Kong 0.8 (8)

Grand Final

Dubai Heat 6.7 (43) d Singapore 3.3 (21)

POOL MATCHES - JUNIOR (U/18)

JUNIOR COMPETITIONWL
Jakarta Bulldogs20
Malaysian Warriors 111
Malaysian Warriors 202

Malaysian Warriors 1 6.5 (41) d Malaysian Warriors 2 0.1 (1)
Jakarta 8.6 (54) d Malaysian Warriors 1 1.1 (7)
Malaysian Warriors 2 0.0 (0) lost to Jakarta 6.5 (41)

U/18 Final

Jakarta Bulldogs 9.5 (59) d Malaysian Warriors 1 0.1 (1)

In addition to the football, an innovation this year was the introduction of a 100m Sprint, the event being held during the lunch break. In the great tradition of the AFL Grand Final Sprint, each team provided one player, and the Senior Sprint was won by Nathan Flax of Bali Geckos, with the Junior Sprint won by Ashraf of Malaysian Warriors.

At the conclusion of the Championships the best 20 players were named as the Asian Lions, the Asian all-star team. The players named were:-

Player of the Tournament - Damien Hoo (Thailand Tigers)

Seniors Player of the Final - Andrew Bereza (Dubai Heat)

U18's Player of the Final - Lewis White (Jakarta Bulldogs)

ASIAN ALL-STARS SQUAD

Damien HooThailand Tigers
Nick HartDubai Heat
Brent CowellMalaysian Warriors
Henry FennerLaos Elephants
Drew FranklinVietnam Swans
Dwight StuchburyHong Kong Dragons
Craig PopeSingapore Wombats
Stuart DoddsDubai Heat
Grant BellChina Reds
Matthew ChilcottBali Geckos
Chris SanderfordHong Kong Dragons
Sam TroonDubai Heat
Shane JohnsonBali Geckos
Joshua RyderHong Kong Dragons
Peter MuirBali Geckos
Scott McDonoughMalaysian Warriors
Damien SmithJakarta Bintangs
Dion CopeMalaysian Warriors
Mark PartheziusBali Geckos
Alan SutherlandThailand Tigers

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