Travis Burton takes a shot at Stanthorpe five-a-side.
Travis Burton takes a shot at Stanthorpe five-a-side. Liana Turner

Close results in five-a-side football finals

As in all sport, it's great to see close competitive games.

Wednesday night was no different, when 14 teams played for a grand final spot in the first lot of finals in the Stanthorpe YMCA five-a-side football competition.

The ladies' A-grade major semi-final came down to a penalty shoot-out after teams were locked at 3-3 after extra time.

It was Still Got it who held their nerves to cement their place in the grand final on January 25.

Meanwhile, The Rovers will need to overcome United White who had a strong win over Vicious and Delicious to end their season.

In the B-grade, Risky Business came from a goal behind to defeat United White 2-1 in an entertaining game.

United White will have an opportunity for revenge but they must first defeat an ever improving Foxy Ladies, which could prove to be a difficult task after their 4-2 win over Ballandean Ladies.

The Men's A-grade major saw the best two men's team play off with Fabregasm again coming from behind to defeat Poponi 4-1.

Poponi held a 1-0 lead but the younger Fabregasm eventually took their chances with Jared Hitchener scoring twice in their win. Poponi will face The Gringos in the preliminary final after their close penalty shoot win over BB.

This game was locked 3-3 after extra time and the shoot-out was required to separate the teams.

Full Tilt booked their spot in the B-grade grand final.

A team and Barbarians will fight it out next Wednesday for the right to play in the grand final the following week.

Five-a-side games for next Wednesday, January 18, all starting at 6.30pm, are:

A-grade men: The Gringos v Poponi (Ref: Josh Crestani)

A-grade ladies: United White v The Rovers (Ref: Liam Hitchener)

B-grade men: A Team v Barbarians (Ref: Jared Hitchener)

B-grade ladies: Foxy Bakery v United Yellow (Ref: Celeste Budda)

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