Dockers LIVE at the USAFL national championships!

The Dockers’ two games today will be shown LIVE, with commentary, on Go Live Sports Cast. You can watch the games TODAY (Saturday, October 13th) at noon and 3 PM on Field 2, at this link:

Dockers LIVE on Field 2

The Dockers men’s team schedule for the USAFL Nationals Championships has been announced!

Dockers vs. Seattle Grizzlies B

Details

Date Time League Season
October 13, 2018 12:00 pm USAFL Men's 2018

Dockers vs. Atlanta Kookaburras

Details

Date Time League Season
October 13, 2018 3:00 pm USAFL Men's 2018

Dockers close out 2018 regular season in Philadelphia

This Saturday, the Dockers men’s team played their final games of the 2018 regular season in Philadelphia. In the USAFL’s traditional format, three teams gather in one city for a round-robin format in which each team plays the other two. The Dockers’ opponents were the New York Magpies and the Philadelphia Hawks.

The Dockers brought sixteen players, a mix of veterans and first-gamers, to face two of the largest and best-organized teams in the Eastern Australian Football League. Although the Dockers eventually lost both games, they played proudly throughout.

Game 1 started as a back-and-forth contest between the Dockers and Magpies, before the New York pulled ahead with three goals late in the first half. In the second half, the Dockers’ back line played with their trademark intensity and skill, holding the experienced Magpies without a goal.

Results

TeamGoalsBehindsTotal
Baltimore Dockers139
New York Magpies4428

Game 2 was a low-scoring defensive battle throughout the first half, with the halftime score level at 9-9. But as the game wore on, Philadelphia’s superior numbers made the difference, as the Hawks scored eight unanswered goals plus two behinds for a final score of 59-9.

Results

TeamGoalsBehindsTotal
Baltimore Dockers139
Philadelphia Hawks9559

And so the Baltimore Dockers men’s team closes out its first-ever regular season of operations after playing an incredible 17 matches, finishing with a record of 5 wins and 12 losses. Their next appearance will be the weekend of October 13, 2018 at the United States Australian Football League (USAFL) National Championships in Racine, Wisconsin. Matchups for championship weekend will be announced next week.