Footy tipping comp underway

Sunday, August 14 2011 @ 09:39 pm ACST

Contributed by: Brett Northey

We ended up with exactly 50 contestants for our IC11 tipping competition.  Many thanks to John Hamilton for putting this together and Burley Sekem for their prizes.

With 18 matches decided on Game Day 1 there was plenty of room for error, but then again all bar one of the results went with the seedings so playing it safe was a good bet.  The two close games of the day were the United States defying the seeding by defeating Canada by 3 points and Japan edging Fiji by 2 points in a last gasp win.

No doubt you'll all shed a tear for this author when I say that I got both those wrong - so near to a perfect score but now well down the leaderboard and feeling robbed that Fiji's gun young player Dylan Wolfgramm (probably worth several goals) was not available, instead putting in a best on ground performance for Avondale Heights down in Victoria.

Don't forget to get your tips in for Game Day 2 before tomorrow morning!  The results so far:

Alan    18
Derryn    18
Julian    18
Michael 18
Seth    18
Tomi    18
Aaron    17
Ben     17
David P    17
Grant    17
Josh P    17
Lizzy    17
Mikey    17
Rod    17
Roger    17
Ronan    17

Troy    17
Alasdair 16
Bill    16
Brett    16
Cam    16
Craig    16
Dave K    16
Jason    16
Kevan L    16
Kevin G    16
Lachy    16
Mika    16
Alex    15
Ash    15
Charlie    15
Graham    15
Josh D    15
Matthew    15
Nicolas    15
Phillip    15
Garry    15
Jyri    14
Mark    14
Nathan    14
Tyler    14
Dante    13
Bryce    12
Colin    12
Johanna    12
Mister    12
Neil    12
Peter    12


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