“roar roar roar” “yeah yeah yeah” “go go go”
Our kick off and Teawa lifted her foot dropped the ball and booted. The ball didn’t move. Had to try again, she once again lifted her leg dropped the ball and booted it with all her might, it sailed over the pitch a meter and a half before it was scopped up by the opposition. Loma I think. He ran towards our goal but was tackled by Walton Way (Teawa) and lost his tassel. A good sport he was, he handed the ball over and off on a runit wernt in the arms of Walton Way again…. Touch down.
“roar, roar, roar, yeah yeah yaeh go go go”
The crowd was in a fit with excitement. Maybe Walton way might hold onto the potty trophy this year after all.
A few spits of rain started but the game must go on…….
Maarearea kicked off and the ball was once again scooped up and taken for a dash across the pitch. Followed by another kick from Flaxmere ave, where Teawa picked up the ball and passed it to her team mate Huiao, who ran as fast as his legs would carry him, with Leigh cheering and yelling and jogging beside him to the cones where he did a circle dance and plopped the ball down on the ground for the last try of the day.
The rain was starting to become a steady patter….
The adults made a decision to postpone the game until the weather was better, so everything was packed up and both Walton Way and Flaxmere Ave returned to Morgan Educare Centre 2 where the half time fruit was brought out and our hungry players got stuck in and filled up their pukus.
Then out came some foot spas to relax in. We tried to encourage Loma to have a foot spa first, but he didn’t want to, so quick as lightning Suzanne and Maarearea jumped on the seats for the first soak. The soak was then followed up with a gentle foot massage before it was someone else’s turn. Layla was asked if she wanted one so on the seat the first brave Flamere Aveirite sat. She soaked her feet and had a massage alongside Kathy. Then Loma who had been watching the whole time decided he wanted a turn. So down he sat and put his feet into a bowl of warm soapy water to soak. While soaking six of the children from Flaxmere Ave along with Amber climbed into the van for the trip back to Educare. Loma was heard to be saying to Carol “not yet, I’m not finished” as he relaxed back and let the soothing lap of the water wash over his feet. The perfect way to end a busy morning.