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:  University stalwart Graeme Smith watches Uni warm up [PlessPix]

(Southern Premier League, South Hobart, Sunday, 25 March 2012)

South Hobart 3 (Mizael 16, 27, Duffy 87)

University 0

HT: 2-0   Att: 100   Ref: S Collins

South Hobart: Ferguson  -  Duffy, Ludford, Bladel, Williams  -  Eaves (Morton 71), Feral, Merkuzic  -  Postma (Rogers 78), Brennan (Di Falco 51), Mizael  (Sub not used:  McGoldrick)

University: Piesse  -  Conroy, Bull, Fletcher (Hewson 58), Scott  -  Galloway (D Booth 46), Hindmarsh, Spurr (MacMillan 67), Beven  -  Proud, H Booth  (Sub not used:  Weller)


Photo:  Jacob Clamp of Eagles and Janko Begovic of Olympia contest a header in midfield [PlessPix]

(Southern Premier League, Warrior Park, Saturday, 24 March 2012)

Olympia Warriors 1 (B Phillips 56)

New Town Eagles 2 (A Leszczynski 28, B Whitehall 42)

HT: 0-2   Att: 130   Ref: B Kopra

Olympia Warriors: Kay  -  Phillips, Begovic (Kumpulainen 20), Y Mohamad, W Page  -  Lapolla, Fielding, Mason, Meredith  -  Grillas, Wadawu  (Subs not used:  S Page, Voss, Woolley, A Mohamad)

New Town Eagles: Pitchford  -  Clark, Page, Cox, Collins  -  Marshall, Anderson, Whitehall  -  J Clamp, McKeown, Leszczynski (Quan 77) (Subs not used:  McCormack, T Clamp, Scott, Ayres)


Photo:  Kingborough's Marcello Marchioli clears the ball just as Clarence's Nathan Rees tackles [PlessPix]

(Southern Premier League, KGV Park, Saturday, 24 March 2012)

Kingborough Lions United 4 (McDonald 37, Hawkins 54, Marchioli 82 pen, T Pearce 88)

Clarence United 2 (Hoppitt 40, Hedge 59)

HT: 1-1   Att: 130   Ref: P Galloway

Kingborough Lions United: Leamey  -  Hawkins, Cuthbertson, Iseli, Herweynen (McDonald 25)  -  Bevan, Davies (Palmer 72), Marchioli  -  Cowen, Cooper (T Pearce 81), Schuth  (Subs not used:  F Kang, Dand)

 Clarence United: Cornish  -  Nicholson, Lewis, Hedge, Price  -  Karas (S Reibel 77), Cannamela, Rees, Cairns  -  Hoppitt, Malcolm (Brown 81)  (Subs not used:  Aldridge, Roberts)


Photo:  University troop off after a plucky effort today [PlessPix]

Southern Premier League

South Hobart 3 (Mizael 16, 27, Duffy 87) beat University 0


Photo:  Referee Patrick Galloway tosses the coin before the start of the match [PlessPix]


(Courtesy of Stefano Lufi, Mr Video)


Photo:  Kingborough's Ryan Bevan wins a header in midfield [PlessPix]


(Courtesy of Stefano Lufi, Mr Video)


Photo:  Clarence's Aaron Cairns (left) being pursued by Kingborough's Danny Cowen [PlessPix]

Southern Premier League

Kingborough Lions United 4 (T McDonald 37, W Hawkins 54, M Marchioli 83 pen, T Pearce 88) beat Clarence United 2 (D Hoppitt 40, A Hedge 59)

New Town Eagles 2 (A Leszczynski 28, B Whitehall 44) beat Olympia Warriors 1 (B Phillips 56)


Photo:  Knights' Jackson Marsh (right) a step ahead of Zebras' Ricky Self [PlessPix]


(Courtesy of Stefano Lufi, Mr Video)