Park Rangers were on the field next in their opening
fixture against Deddington Sea Badgers. Steve
Park Rangers were technically on debut but did
feature Steve Kettle who toured with Spider Mans
to Budapest last year.
Sea Badgers arrived in Latvia for their second
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they were in Poland for the 2017 Krakow Trophy
playing as the Sea Eagles and Sea Otters. The
Eagles squad won 2, drew 2 and lost 1 on their
way to 3rd place in Group A. The Otters won 3,
drew 1 and lost 1 on their way to 3rd place in
Group B. Both teams would qualify for the Plate
Sea Eagles won their Semi-Final 4-1 over Belgium's
Trinacria. The Sea Otters were hoping to set-up
an all-Deddington final but Fylde FC A had other
ideas with a 7-1 victory. The Sea Eagles fared
better against Fylde as they played out a 2-2
draw in the Plate Final. Penalties would decide
the Plate and it was Deddington Sea Eagles who
were victorious to pick-up silverware on debut.
quest for further silverware started well as they
lead 2-1 at the break. Goals from Joe Thornton
and Robbie Dwyer outgunned Michael O'Brien's strike
for Steve Park Rangers.
the second half Deddington Sea Badgers pulled
away from their opponents with Joe Thornton going
on to bag a hat-trick and Mike Large scoring a
brace. There was a goal for Steve Park Rangers'
Simon Shaw as the men in QPR kits fell to a 6-2