On Sunday, the tournament of all doggy tournaments ended. Our sixteen brave breeds have been battling it out, tackling, dribbling, and scoring, all to become the Supaw League champions of 2021. With every great team, there is more than just the players and in the case of the Supaw League, our players have all had performance-enhancing products (yes, totally legal), to help them push forward in this competition. With each round, our players fought harder and ran faster, but ultimately, there was only one winner. Let us find out who that was.
In round 1, we had eight ferocious matches that allowed our pawsome pooches to strut their stuff, debuting their skills.
Our first match saw the Pugs take on the Jack Russells. The Pugs fought well, using theto add strength to their coat, alongside the to get rid of flyaways. However, their downfall was in their final pre-game product. The Pugs smelt too good after using the , causing the Jack Russells to follow them constantly, making it impossible to score.
Next up, we had the French Bulldogs against the Shih Tzus. The Shih Tzu team gleamed during this game because of their silky-smooth coat thanks to theand However, the French Bulldogs had an insider tip, they knew that the Shih Tzus used the , meaning that their hearing was crystal clear. This allowed them to employ a vocal tactic, using barks to distract the competition, leading to a Bulldog victory.
Our third match was a brave battle between the Poodles and the Labradors. The Poodles were a fierce contender, using theto tease out any tangles and the to dazzle their opponents. However, while using the left them with beautiful springy curls it also created blind spots and allowed the Labradors to mark their opponents with stealth, giving them the advantage of a sneak attack.
In the battle of the brits, the Cocker Spaniels proved too quick for the Bulldogs. The Bulldogs used their deep cleaning, and to play a clean, fair match. But the Cocker Spaniels used their clean, good nature against them, getting down and dirty to beat the Bulldogs in their match.
The next match up was the lovable Golden Retrievers vs the German Shepherds. The retriever’s pre-game products including, the and the was an ode to their sweet and soft nature, which was eventually overpowered by the German Shepherds’ laser focus.
The battle of the Border Collie against the Cockapoo was a strategic and focused match due to the obedient nature of both breeds. The Cockapoo’s detangled curls were a sight to behold, after using the, and the - they were tangle and knot-free throughout this match. However, the Collies just edged ahead thanks to their speed and intelligence.
In a tournament between tiny paws, the Dachshund vs Yorkie match was incredibly tight (and incredibly cute). The Yorkies brought out their inner Diva using the, however, their silky-smooth coat, brought to you by the and the , proved too silky, causing a slip up against their competitor, sending the Dachshunds through to the quarter-finals.
Our final match of Round 1 saw the Westies take on the Bichon Frise. The Scottish wonder used . But it was that caused their downfall. Their deeply conditioned and tangle-free coats, caught the eye of all the dogs on the pitch sending the Westie’s into a frenzy, making them lose the match – who knew good looks were such a burden?to keep its skin soothed and match ready, as well as getting rid of wild hairs with the
Round 2 started off with a bang, with the Jack Russell vs the French Bulldog. Each player played so well, with the French Bulldog’s Royal trio of products (, and ), helped it to remain regal. But like most monarchs, its reign was overthrown, and they were narrowly defeated by the Jack Russell.
It was Canada against England in the next match, with the Labrador competing against the Cocker Spaniel. The Spaniels’ communication skills were fantastic, with its acute hearing thanks to the. However, even though its coat was detangled by the and its mind was too tangled to win against the powerful Labrador.
Our next match was against two of the fiercest competitors in this tournament, the Border Collie and the German Shepherd. The dutiful German Shepherd was ready to go after using the , the . However, the Border Collie’s good temper gave it the upper hand against this powerhouse.and the
The final match of the quarter-finals consisted of two very different competitors, the Dachshund and the Bichon Frise. Whilst the Dachshund’s pre-game products consisted of the, the , it was anything but a baby against the Bichon Frise. The Bichon’s cute and fluffy nature, however, wowed the crowd, giving it the support, it needed to push it through to the semi-finals.
Then it was the semi-finals, our four semi-finalists were ready to play their hearts out for the first-ever Supaw League trophy.
Our first semi-finals match saw the Jack Russell take on the Labrador, in a battle of little and large. Although the Jack Russell had spent several days at a de-shedding retreat using the, the and to prepare for this match, this still wasn’t enough to beat the powerful Labrador.
The next match was a battle that many football fans have seen before, Spain vs England. The Border Collie took on the Bichon Frise for the final spot in that final. The Bichon used the to up their tricks during the match, as well as soothing their skin with the and upping their speed with the . However, the Border Collie came through for England by narrowly defeating the Bichon with its strategic nature.
The day of the finals came, and both teams were beaming with excitement and nerves, In their locker room, the Labradors paced anxiously, whilst their captain Ollie gave a rousing speech. Their physios were at hand, using theto keep their paws in top condition, on the other side of the room was their groom squad, who were using the and to make sure their team looked perfect for the final.
In the Border Collies’ locker room, the Collies put on their star power, using the. They also had a relaxation zone that featured the and Dematting Comb to keep them relaxed before the game. Their captain Meg kept hopes high with her trademark motivational barks.
Then came the match, the Labradors started off strong, scoring a goal within minutes, but the Collies fought back, using their strong offence to score the second goal of the match. The game was tight, when one team scored, the other quickly followed. Then, the Labradors in a change of character, knocked one of the collies down, leading to a penalty kick, would they make it? The young collie Bella stepped up to take the kick, the crowd went wild and then the whistle sounded to finish the game. And our winners were…