Victoria Junior College (VJC) emerged the clear victors from their semi-final match after prevailing 4-0 against Nanyang Junior College (NYJC). By winning this semi-final, they qualify to proceed to the final match on Friday. NYJC will advance to the 3rd/4th match, whose outcome will determine the bronze medalist this year. "I feel like it's a good game performance and we really showed that teamwork and hard work can bring us through anything," said VJC captain Jeremy Loke (#4).
Raffles Institution (RI), having previously defeated St. Andrew's Junior College (SAJC) in the preliminary group stage, met them again on Friday to compete for the title of A Division Boys' Hockey Champions. RI successfully defended their title in a convincing 6-0 win against the Saints, a testament to their absolute dominance in the competition. Raffles faced little resistance throughout the season with a total of 40 goals scored and zero conceded. "I think it went well today 'cause I think our team played together. There was no individual: we all played as one, and as one family. So I think it really went well, and it was a really good final game for us J2s," said Raffles captain Raziq Noor (#9).
National A Div Hockey: RI stomp on ASRJC in 10-0 semi-final win; SAJC defeat VJC on penalties to meet Raffles in final
Raffles Institution (RI) defeated Anderson-Serangoon Junior College (ASRJC) in a decisive 10-0 sweep in the semi-finals of the National A Division Boys' Hockey Championship. Clear victors, they will proceed to the final on Friday where they face St. Andrew's Junior College (SAJC), who drew their game against Victoria Junior College (VJC) 0-0, prompting a penalty shootout which they won 3-1 to advance.
Raffles Institution (RI) faced little resistance from Millennia Institute (MI), crushing them with a final score of 10-0. With this win under their belt, Raffles is three for three: they have won all three of their games against SAJC, SJI, and MI. All three of their games have been indisputable victories with no goals scored against them. "I think we came into this game with a strong mindset. Even though we had already qualified for the semis, we felt it was important to keep the momentum going," said Raffles captain Raziq Noor (#9). Raffles certainly started the game strong, earning themselves a short corner on the MI goal within the first 40 seconds. They continued to play aggressive, scoring their first goal in the eighth minute.
The Saints boys' hockey team defeated the St. Joseph's lineup 4-0 to secure a spot in the National A Division hockey semi-finals. While the SJI team played valiantly and never gave up, they had no choice but to reluctantly concede goal after goal to the relentless Saints attack.
After inclement weather forced officials to postpone the game from Friday afternoon to Monday morning, Raffles Institution (RI) defeated St Andrew's Junior College (SAJC) 2-0. Raffles' superior possession and control of the ball, combined with their aggressive tactics and shifting formations, limited the majority of the action to the Saints' half of the field.
In the final of the 2019 Volleyball Association of Singapore (VAS) Series One Men’s Premier Cup, Team ORD triumphed 3-0 (25-23, 25-20, 25-18) over Team Spaiko.