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Newfoundland Derby highlights even day of matches at Sport Chek National Championships

Posted on 7 October 2016 in National Championships

A hotly contested Challenge Trophy Newfoundland derby in front of 2,000 fans at King George V Park in St. John’s highlighted Day 2 at the Sport Chek National Championships. Hard fought was the tone of the day as the majority of games saw a two or less goal difference. Ontario, Alberta and Quebec continue to lead the way across the country as all teams have played their opening match. Samantha Hayes of Ontario’s Kitchener Spirit leads all competitors across all competitions with five goals in two matches while goalkeeping continues to be vital with 21 teams yet to concede a goal. Matchday 3 kicks off on 7 Oct with many teams clinging to stay in contention to play for national pride on TECK Finals Day 10 Oct.


CHALLENGE TROPHY - St. John's, NL

The first four clubs are through to the Quarter-finals of the 2016 Sport Chek National Championships Challenge Trophy finals. Edmonton Scottish SC and Fredericton Picaroons Reds from Group B as well as Saskatoon HUSA Alumni and St. Lawrence Laurentians from Group D will all advance to the final eight on Saturday 8 October.

Groups A and C are still undecided after two days, with the four teams from those groups to advance when the group stage wraps up on Friday 7 October.
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JUBILEE TROPHY - St. John's, NL

A sunny day, little wind and temperatures into the high teens made it a gorgeous day at the 2016 Sport Chek National Championships in Mount Pearl and South Conception Bay, Newfoundland Labrador. Four more matches - two from each group - were played on 6 October, the second day of the Jubilee Trophy women's competition.

Results in group A action all but spelled out who will be playing for the medals later on in the tournament. Edmonton Northwest United survived a scare from Saskatoon Impact FC, but won 2:0. Richmond FC took care of business by beating Fredericton Picaroons Reds 1:0.

In group B it was a heavy-weight tilt between Scarborough GS United and Royal-Sélect Beauport that captured the attention on this day. Neither team could find the breakthrough winner as it ended in a 0:0 draw. Finally, it was an all Newfoundland affair with Holy Cross SC getting the better of CBS Kirby United, winning 1:0 in a rematch of last month's provincial final.
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U-18 CUP - Vaughan, ON

Day 2 of the Sport Chek National Championships were matches filled to the brim with action, including early conversions in just about every match.
With all boy’s sides travelling extensive distances to prove their worth, little was left on the pitch when the day came to a close. The Ontario representatives Woodbridge had a disappointing result in contrast to their first match in the tournament, while Alberta, Quebec and PEI sent their most determined representatives to fight for positive results on a boiling hot day of soccer.

The second day of the U-18 Girls Sport Chek National Championships opened with a tight and tense encounter, and saw three teams extend their winning runs. The day's fixtures started with an Edmonton Internazionale vs. Varennes game that was decided on the final kick of the contest. Saltfleet Stony Creek scored three either side of half time in their match against Coastal FC. Fredericton DSA proved difficult for Halifax County United to break down until a late breakthrough. Kitchener Spirit made the most of their set-pieces in their win over FC Northwest.
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U-16 CUP - Lethbridge, AB

Another chilly match day in Lethbridge, AB proved challenging for some teams, however, with all teams having played at least one game all groups remain competitive. Ontario and Quebec leading the way on the Girl’s side of the draw and Alberta the only unbeaten team remaining on the Boy’s side. 
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U-14 CUP - Moncton, NB

Another sunny October day greeted participants and spectators at the Canada Soccer U-14 Cup in Moncton. The second match day featured games on both sides of the competition with all teams having now played at least one match. Ontario continue to lead the way with a win by Brampton East, now top of Group A in the Boys U-14 Cup and a tie between Waterloo United, who top Group B, and Bonivital (MB) on the Girls U-14 Cup side of the draw.
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