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Tuesday 28th June 2005

Soccer in Revelstoke

Played in a soccer tournament in Revelstoke, a picturesque little town on the outskirts of the Rocky Mountains about a 2.5 hour drive away on the weekend. A bloke's from work's team was short a few players so I helped them out. The team I played for was called the Rented Mules. They were a bunch of top blokes. There's a saying here that you are "as beat as a rented mule" and this team gets beaten all the time so the name is quite well suited. The weekend was more about drinking than soccer so it was always going to be good times. I hadn't played outdoor soccer for about 5 years and two big nights and shots of tequilla at half time sure did not help my performance on the field. I was playing striker and didn't go close to scoring except for one header. We lost the first game 9-0, second 4-0 and miraculously won the last game 1-0. Arrived back in Kelowna buggered on Sunday night! Sorry no photos as the guys didn't want anything that could be used as evidence ie. what happens in Revelstoke stays in Revelstoke .... hahaha .. gold!




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