Game Commentary – Team Canada vs GLOATUS

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  • #TUF Team Canada game at 01:50 PM  unless lightning returns (which it looks like it may do).
  • #TUF weather maps indicate that the rain will pass in 20 minutes.  Field conditions pending.
  • Team Canada warming up at #TUF.  http://yfrog.com/2sb68dj
  • Game starts in 8 minutes at #TUF.
  • Warmup continues on the Toronto side.  Dime, Scotty, Anatoly. http://yfrog.com/bf1gpj
  • Oscar and Sam. http://yfrog.com/02mvtj

  • Big put from Alex, Andy bids on it.  Turn.  Turn right back.  Team Canada has it.
  • Scotty matched up with John and almost gets it.  Few more passes and Team Canada scores it Jen (Duf scores).
  • Dime puts a huge huck up.  Anatoly just gets it under pressure.  1-1
  • Both points have been down wind, 20 km/h.
  • Hassell hucks it but it’s just a bit too far for the lady.  Goatus breaks back with 3 passes.  2-1 for Toronto.
  • Canada tries a Burger and Fries stack but it results in a turn.  Hadiya scores for Gloatus.  3-1
  • Midfield huck from Hassell to Kirk Savage.  Graham Withers makes a wicked bid over the shoulder but Kirk manages to clean it up.  3-2
  • Walker turns it on the Gloatus line but Scotty lays out to block it.  Turns both ways until Anatoly puts up a big throw to Hadiya.
  • Layout and just barely reeled in.  4-2
  • Watching Kirk throw a point to Linky.  4-3 Gloatus. http://yfrog.com/45wi2j
  • Canada puts on a zone and it looks to be beat but a poor choice in huck to a lady is defended by deep D Morgan Hibert.
  • Dime fouls Morgan hard.  Three incomplete hicks that have been fouled.  Finally a turn on the opposing endzone. Gloatus has it.
  • Slip leads to a turn.  Canada scores.  4-4.
  • I take that back.  Out of the back of the endzone.
  • Gloatus works it up but the wind carries it.  Dime has a ridiculous D over Morgan.  Timeout called.  4-3 Gloatus.
  • Lots of chilly handling and Gloatus takes it to 5-3.
  • Wind proves to be troublesome for Canada but miscommunication results in a turn right back.  Hassell to Andy O. 5-4 Gloatus
  • Overheard:  Shank plans on retiring after World Games.
  • Toly has a conversation about a foul but he relents and Canada gets it back followed by an upwind point.  5-5
  • Sorry 5-4.
  • Canada brings a zone and creates a turn near the line.  Derrick to Oscar.  6-5 Canada (score situation resolved)
  • Wind picking up.  Canada gets a turn but the wind kicks again and Scotty knocks it down.
  • Wind carries it too far the other way.  Canada has it back.
  • Big upwind huck and Mercier grabs it with two defenders on her.  7-5 Canada.
  • Tough zone from Canada that melts to man after 20 throws.  Huck, turn.
  • Turn right back and one right back.  Messy.  Canada puts a zone on after yet another turn.
  • Kiera puts it almost full field to Sam Kennedy.  Wind gusts up to 50 km/h creates a turn with one right back.
  • After a few more turns due to the wind there’s a turn right on the line.  Point Canada.  Half time 8-5, game to 15.
  • Second half underway, Canada pulls to Gloatus.
  • Turns back and forth but Canada gets it back a their line.  Few passes and a half field huck from Oscar to Alex (upwind) makes it 9-5.
  • Canada brings a zone.  Gloatus makes some headway but the wind gusts up again to turn it.
  • Canada takes advantage after a dig to make it 10-5.
  • Zone again from Canada but now man.
  • Mel to Hadiya for a Gloatus point.  10-6 Canada
  • Foot block foul which brings back the disc.  Easy flick to the endzone, Canada scores 11-6 Game.
  • Horn to end the game had gone.  Final is 11-6 Team Canada over Gloatus.
  • Post game chat. http://yfrog.com/2rjodj