Who Is Walter Pless?


A teacher by profession, but is now in his 38th year as a football writer. Has written for "Soccer Action" (Melbourne), "Australian Soccer Weekly" (Sydney) and "World Soccer" (London), as well as for several Tasmanian newspapers. Currently contributing to "Goal!Weekly" in Melbourne and the Australian magazine "Soccer International". Played for Croatia-Glenorchy, Caledonians, Metro, Rapid and University in Tasmania, as well as in the United States of America. Coached University, Metro and Croatia-Glenorchy.

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Photo:  Tilford Zebras' seniors and reserves and Hobart United hold a minute's silence before today's match in memory of Tilford Zebras striker Luke Cripps, who was killed in a car accident the night before the game [PlessPix]

Southern Summer Cup

(Group D)

Beachside 5 (J Doran 22, B Pullen 36, 46, 89, A Douglas 50) beat University 2 (A Hindmarsh 10, S Sheppard 39)

Tilford Zebras 6 (D Walsh 16, P Palmer 26, J Barabara 37,H Fagg 47, 58, 64 pen) beat Hobart United 3 (O Niyongabo 20, J Mwarabu 69 pen, R Dhieu 85 pen)

(Group B)

Kingborough Lions United 5 (D Cowen 10, 13, 57, J Schuth 72, R Bevan 86) beat Taroona 1 (S James 89)


Photo:  Beachside's Jack Turner has his shirt pulled by a University defender.  Turner was later sent off for throwing the ball at an opponent [PlessPix]


Beachside 8 (T Driver 2, J Hay 2, S Howarth, L Fenton, L brown, S McManus) beat University 2 (M Driessen 2)

Kingborough Lions United 5 (C McConnon, T Pearce, M Farquhar 2, S Wilson) beat Taroona 2 (A Edwards 2)

Tilford Zebras 17 (F Lapolla 7, E Engels 3, J David 2, M Luttrell, D Smith, J Muller, K Engels, L Fitzgerald, M McDonald) beat Hobart United 0


Photo:  Kingborough's Tom McDonald is tackled by a Taroona defender [PlessPix]


Photo:  Tilford Zebras' Jon Foley-Donoghue tackles a Hobart United opponent [PlessPix]

Steve Hudson Cup Results

Northern Rangers 2-1 Ulverstone

New Town Eagles 4-2 Prospect Knights

Glenorchy Knights 2-1 Launceston United


Photo:  The Foley-Donoghue brothers, Jon (left) and Patrick, try to stop a Hobart United attack as team-mate Ricky Self looks on [PlessPix]