Adelaide lose 5-1 to Brisbane in Hockey Brisbane
Joel Rintala scored four goals in an Exhilarating performance against an Adelaide side. His performance led Brisbane to a 5-1 victory against their rivals. New South Wales also defeated Tassie 4-2 to be level on points with the league leaders Brisbane but trail in goal difference. Canberra also got their first victory of the new season in a 3-1 penalty shootout win.
Brisbane was unforgiving in their performance against Adelaide who at times seemed helpless. The 5th-minute opener from Corey Weyer gave Brisbane the lead. He scored the goal through a penalty corner. It was Rintala’s show after that. He scored his first goal in the 10th minute. Adelaide pulled back one goal in the 29th minute via a strike from debut star Isaac Farmilo. Pintala though was unforgiving after that and scored three more goals, out of which one came in first-half stoppage time and the other two in the second half.