Who Is Walter Pless?

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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:  The official guests at Saturday's opening [Photo courtesy of Llewyn Tubb]

Taroona officially opened their new kiosk and referees’ changing rooms at Kelvedon Park on Saturday before their Southern Premier League game against University.

The extensions cost $40,000.

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Photo:  Launceston City's Shane Egan (left) and Rangers' Patrick Lanau-Atkinson contest the ball [PlessPix]

(Victory League, Mitsubishi Park, Prospect, Saturday, 23 March 2013)

Launceston City 0

Northern Rangers 5 (N Lanau-Atkinson 17, S Brassington 42, 81, A Luate 45, P Lanau-Atkinson)

HT: 0-3   Att: 600   Ref: S Natoli

Launceston City: Farrell  -  Kargbo, Bartlett, S Egan, D Egan  -  Campbell, L Duncan, Rossetto, Sciulli  -  Bin Sumaida, Bart [(W Egan 4) Hill 70]

Northern Rangers: Pooley  -  Tams, Tuma, McCarragher, A McIntyre (Anderson 80)  -  P Lanau-Atkinson (Rigby 85), Hingston, Schipper  -  Luate, Brassington, N Lanau-Atkinson

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Photo:  Glenorchy Knights' Jal David (left) and South Hobart's Lucas Hill in a race for the ball [PlessPix]

(Victory League, South Hobart Oval, Sunday, 24 March 2013)

South Hobart 3 (C Hunt 31, C Williams 64, K Kanakaris 88)

Glenorchy Knights 3 (J David 52, A Marney 60, J Marshall 74)

HT: 1-0   Att: 375   Ref: C Phillips

South Hobart: Ferguson  -  Lewis, Hill, Ludford (Thomas 81), Williams  -  Fielding (Rogers 55), Hickey, Mizael (Hye Min Yun 61)  -  Kanakaris, Hunt, Morton (Sub snot used:  M Clarke, Moncur)

Glenorchy Knights: McKenna  -  Robinson, Hey, Johnson, Roberts  -  Marshall, D Foley, Kamba (H Booth 78)  -  Marney, David, Letiko (Kamano 61) (Subs not used:  Bellini, Cornish-Young, Robb)

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Photo:  Glenorchy Knights' Ben Robinson tries to stop South Hobart's Kostas Kanakaris from getting past him [PlessPix]

Victory League

South Hobart 3 (C Hunt 31, C Williams 64, K Kanakaris 88) drew with Glenorchy Knights 3 (J David 52, A Marney 60, J David, J Marshall 74)

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Photo:  Zebras' Alex Leszczynski (right) slides in on Devonport's Adrian Foote [PlessPix]

(Victory League, Mitsubishi Park, Saturday, 23 March 2013)

Devonport City 5 (B Mann 51, 71, B Eaves 65, D McGinn 84, K Mulraney 92)

Tilford Zebras 2 (A Leszczynski 3, 53)

HT: 0-1   Att: 500   Ref: P Galloway

Devonport City: C Eaves  -  Gorrie, Mulraney, Gratton, A Foote  -  B Foote, Stone (Simon Wilson 87), B Eaves, Holden (C McKenna 78)  -  D McGinn (Denehey 90), B Mann (Subs not used:  Ashdown, Scott Wilson)

Tilford Zebras: Kay  -  Fagg, Cox, Palmer, Page (Toghill 86)  -  Clark, Ladic, Self  -  Leszczynski, Clamp (Cairns 72), McKeown (Subs not used:  Dand, Welch)

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Photo:  Devonport's Brayden Mann (right) scored twice against Zebras [PlessPix]

Victory League

Devonport City 5 (B Mann 51, 71, B Eaves 65, D McGinn 84, K Mulraney 92) beat Tilford Zebras 2 (A Leszczynski 3, 53)

Launceston City 0 lost to Northern Rangers 5 (N Lanau-Atkinson 17, S Brassington 42, 81, A Luate 45, P Lanau-Atkinson)

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Photo:  Taroona will officially open their new facilities at Kelvedon Park before their game against University today [PlessPix]

Beachside will have new signing from Victoria, John Moore, in their line-up when they take on the NTC in the Southern Premier League at Sandown Park today [Saturday] at 4.30pm.

Brett Pullen, Callan Paske and Daniel Brown are also recalled to the team to replace Huw Jarvis, Nathan Robinson and Henry Jones.