final fixture of Group A was TaHU versus Alea
Iacta Est. There was a lot at stake for Alea Iacta
Est – a defeat or draw would see them finish in
third place and progress to the Plate competition.
A win would see them jump above Rain Dragons into
second place and qualify for the Cup.
knew that they would finish in fifth position
regardless of this result but they still had pride
and honour to play for. You never know, they could
do Rain Dragons a massive favour!
Iacta's form had been up and down today. They
had won 3 and lost 2. When they had won they had
generally won big – 3-0, 8-0 and 5-0. Their defeats
had both bean by the odd goal 0-1 and 2-3. Which
performance would we get here?
looked like a big win as the Polish team established
a 2-0 lead. Michal Sklodowski a nd Piotr Malenczak
gave their team the advantage. TaHU had drawn
their last two games and a third successive draw
was a possibility when Samuli Koskinen pulled
it back to 2-1.
Iacta Est kicked on again though as they increased
the lead to 3-1 (Pedro Silveira), 4-1 (Rafal Krukowski)
and finally 5-1 (Artur Aksamit). It was mission
accomplished for Alea Iacta Est as they joined
RAF Boulmer B in the Cup.
Dragons, Dragon Balls, TaHu and Pink Lloyd A would
all slot into the Plate Quarter-Final draw in