- Written by Walter Pless
- Published: 23 January 2013
Photo: The new NTCA training pitch, home of Northern Rangers [Photo courtesy of Brendon Lichtendonk]
South Hobart beat Northern Rangers 3-1 in their Victory League pre-season friendly at the NTCA Ground in Launceston today.
It was the first time a match had been played at the new NTCA venue, at the back of the clubrooms.
Nick Morton chipped the goalkeeper to give South Hobart the lead.
Andy Brennan hits a screamer to make it 2-0 before Gabriel Tamms reduced the arrears for Rangers, sweeping home a cut-back from team-mate Josh Burke.
Chris Downes added South Hobart’s third with a thunderous free-kick.
In the youth practice match between the sides, South Hobart beat Northern Rangers 2-1, Chris Collins netting for Rangers and Chris Downes and Ryan Cook for South Hobart.
South Hobart coach Ken Morton praised the new facilities at the NTCA Ground and complimented Rangers for being such good hosts today.