Posted by Vietnam Swans on August 4, 2010
Last Saturday, the Swannies had a resounding 84 point victory against the Cambodian Cobras. On Monday 2 August 2010, David Boyle wrote the attached article which appeared in the Cambodian Daily.
“If political history is anything to go by, then an Aussie Rules Footy match between Cambodia and Vietnam should serve up a regional equivalent to the bitter rivalry fought out biannually between Carlton and Collingwood down-under. Though the result of Saturday’s match at Northbridge International School was as unequal as the curtain raiser played in Melbourne between these two famous foes, there was no equivalent hostility between the Cobras and the Swans, who served up an entertaining and well spirited contest.
“The revamped Cambodian Cobras were partaking in their first outing and from the beginning it was clear that, though their intent was genuine, their foot skills were not. Vietnam booted four goals in the first term thanks largely to their midfield dominance spurned by the handy ruck work of Mark Greenshields, hard running from mid fielder Luke Creamer and relentless pressure of small forward, Brett Jota. Cambodia failed to hit the board with a major.
“In the second term…”
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