Sunday, 19 January 2014

Peter Thomas wins in Penrith

Congratulations Peter Thomas, winner of the Penrith Heatwave Classic (19.1.14), defeating Paul O'Donovan Rossa 1-0 in a tight final. A good roll up that included Elliot Kennedy and Paul Magee (beaten semi-finalists), Adrian Elmer (winner of the Tier 2 play-off final), Terry and Billy Koutzos (playing their first WASPA competition) and a promising debutante Mark McIntosh. A good high quality competition played in a very collegiate manner. Thanks to Paul for taking time out from his trip from the US and joining us for the day, and for his mentoring of the younger players. Thanks to Peter for travelling up from Canberra, again, and for sharing his experience with newer players. Great to see the Koutzos boys, Adrian and Mark.

Above all, thanks to Christine Stamatakis for hosting us, providing prizes and being a great friend of Subbuteo players in Oz.

To be noted there will be another tournament in Australia on February 23 at the Mars Hill Café basement in Parramatta.

(Report by Paul Magee)
Peter Thomas in action (archives of June 2013)