2019 Men’s AVL Super League Match 1 Qld Pirates v UTSSU The QLD Pirates opened the 2019 AVL season with a tough 3:0 first up win against UTSSU. In the first set each team were testing each other out with multiple long rallies and good defensive plays ensuring a high quality contest, the score not reflecting the closeness of play. Consistency and execution of defensive and transition plays saw the Pirates take the set 25-13 and great momentum into the second set. The second set saw the Pirates serving and block pressure forcing the UTSSU team into some unforced errors which allowed the Pirates to control the tempo of the set/ eventually taking it 25-21. In the 3rd set UTSSU played with determination and grit defending extremely well which kept the score tight through the set. The Pirates made tactical substitutions which brought some new energy and effort onto the court which contributed to the team winning the 3rd set 25-21 and the match. Finals score, Qld Pirates defeated UTSSU 3-0 (25-13, 25-21, 25-21).
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