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:  South Hobart's Andy Brennan polled well for his club [PlessPix]

The Mitsubishi Motors Best-and-Fairest Medal winner will be announced at a Victory League function at Blundstone Arena on Friday night.

The award is decided by the referees, who award votes on a 3-2-1 basis after every Victory League match.

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Photo:  Tilford Zebras' Josh Fielding under pressure against South Hobart's Hugh Undy (left) and Brayden Mann [PlessPix]

(Victory Cup Semi-Final, KGV Park, Saturday, 6 September 2014)

Tilford Zebras 1 (A Leszczynski 79)

South Hobart 3 (B Mann 18, 64, C Ludlow 26)

HT: 0-2   Att:   200   Ref: K Barker

Tilford Zebras: Ferguson - Walsh, Courtney, Fielding, Toghill - Clark (Marchioli 46), Fagg, Ferns, McKeown - Whitehall (MacDonald 65), Leszczynski (Subs not used: Cox, Muller, Pitchford)

South Hobart: Pierce - Scott, Ludford, Lamont, Lewis (Hey 62) - Ludlow, Morton, Undy - Hunt (Kass 46), Mann, Brennan (Subs not used: Hall, Hamlett, Moncur)

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Photo:  Zebras' Sam Bradford comes away with the ball against Olympia [PlessPix]

Women’s State-wide Finals Series

Olympia Warriors 4 (R Cavarretta, A Saunders, B Cantrell 2) beat Launceston City 1

Ulverstone 6-5 Tilford Zebras (aet)

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Photo:  Olympia's Jake Vandermey (right) shadows Rangers' Adam Edwards [PlessPix]

(Victory Cup semi-final, KGV Park, Saturday, 6 September 2014)

Olympia Warriors 1 (A Holmes 68)

Northern Rangers 3 (A Edwards 17, S Brassington 78, N Lanau-Atkinson 92)

HT: 0-1   Att: 180   Ref: B Kopra

Olympia Warriors: Nester - Rumney (Meredith 63), Vendermey, Holmes, Phillips - Guerra (Tsakiris 35), Nichols, Mearns (Griffiths 56), Herbert - Bellini, Wadawu (Subs not used: Kabangu, Paradisis)

Northern Rangers: Pooley - P Lanau-Atkinson, McCarragher, Tuma, Anderson - Thannhauser, Hingston, N Lanau-Atkinson - Brassington, Rigby (Fisher 85), Edwards (Towns 74) (Subs not used: Hamilton, McKenna, Spearshott)

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Photo:  Zebras skipper Henry Fagg (left) tries to dispossess South Hobart's Andy Brennan as Josh Fielding looks on [PlessPix]

Victory Cup Semi-Finals (KGV Park)

Olympia Warriors 1 (A Holmes 68) lost to Northern Rangers 3 (A Edwards 17, S Brassington 78, N Lanau-Atkinson 92)

Tilford Zebras 1 (A Leszczynski 79) lost to South Hobart 3 (B Mann 18, 64, C Ludlow 26)

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Photo:  University will hope to complete the double [Photo courtesy of University SC]

Southern Premier League champions University face Beachside at 2pm at Olinda Grove today in the semi-finals of the SPL top-four competition.

The other semi-final, between Clarence United and Taroona, is scheduled for 6pm today at Wentworth Park.

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Photo:  Somerset's Matt Jordan in full flight [Photo by Greg Deal]

Somerset meet Riverside Olympic in the Northern Premier League grand final at Shark Park today.

In the semi-finals, Somerset overcame Northern Rangers 6-2, while Riverside downed Devonport 5-2.

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Photo:  South Hobart's Andy Brennan will play a key role against Zebras [PlessPix]

Victory League champions South Hobart take on second-placed Tilford Zebras at 4.30pm at KGV Park tomorrow in the semi-finals of the Victory Cup, which involves the top-four sides.

In the other semi-final at 2pm, third-placed Olympia Warriors tackle fourth-ranked Northern Rangers.