Crystal Brook 20.8 128 def BMW 5.9 39
Top playing bottom of the NAFA ladder, the difference between these two sides were reflected in the final score line at the Brook.
Exactly 10 goals up at half time, after an eight goal second term, the Roosters would go on to collect victory by 89 points kicking 20.8 (128) to BMW’s 5.9 (39).
On ball in this game Luke Seymour produced an excellent individual performance.
Both Campbell Combe and Luke Kapitola played in defence performing strongly in their unusual roles.
Both Campbell Combe and Luke Kapitola played in defence performing strongly in their unusual roles.Crystal Brook v BMW
Ben Arbon, at centre half forward in this game, was a good target and covered a lot of territory.
Bradley Eagle was used at centre half back and was equally influential.
Former SANFL Magpie Luke Slattery kicked five goals straight from his half forward flank while full forward Daniel Hill finished with 5.1
Coach of BMW in this testing season, it hasn’t affected Jake Keller’s performance as a player. He was close to best on ground in a losing cause.
Lions on-baller Matt Griffiths had plenty of the “pill”, while Graham Cooke, Braden Battersby and Jamie Robinson all had moments.
Broughton Mundoora 11.9 (75) def Southern Flinders 8.7 (55)
In the clash of Broughton Oval between the Eagles and the third place Tigers the hosts were slow off the mark and 26 points down at the first break.
This was completely reversed in the second quarter when Broughton Mundoora kick five goals and a couple of behinds, to no score.
They took their second quarter effort and coupled it with a strong third quarter performance and ran out winners by 20 points.
The final score was Broughton Mundoora 11.9 (75) defeating Southern Flinders 8.7 (55)
Evergreen veteran Andrew Wilson collected the MAC medal.
He played in the back pocket and his one-on-one contested work was fantastic, taking a number of strong marks.
His voice and direction on the ground was a strength as well.
Skipper Tommy Button worked hard all day as did fellow midfielders Nick Hewitt and Ben O'Donohue, giving the Eagles some real grunt around the ball
Broughton Mundoora’s key forward Christopher Elliott finished with four goals while Ben O'Donohue claimed three and Justin Tiller finished with two goals.
From the Southern Flinders and fresh from Central Zone duties Tigers Ziek Kay was dangerous up forward all day, kicking two goals
Lachlan Pole in ruck, defender Tai Martin-Page, and young gun Shane Ballantyne all played strong games, while Shane Woolford and Luke O'Connor were noteworthy.
Orroroo 17.14 (116) def Jamestown Peterborough 9.7 (61)
In the contest between fourth and on the premiership ladder Orroroo stamp their authority on the game and gave themselves a three-game advantage on their opponents with seven rounds left. Collecting a handsome 55-point victory in the end the Roos were only two goals up at half-time against Jamestown- Peterborough.
After an entertaining first couple of quarters, the Roos set up the win in the premiership (third ) quarter and then finish that off with 4.7 to single goal in the last.
A good indication of Orroroo dominance is they had 31 scoring shots to 16, nearly double their opponents scoring opportunities.
The final score was Orroroo 17.14 (116) defeating Jamestown Peterborough 9.7 (61).
Around the ball Orroroo’s Ben Reid and Darren Hughes with both effective ball winners and had a telling influence on the game.
Key forwards Luke Bowman and Declan Duffy kicked 10 goals between them.
Bowman finished with a season-high hall of six and Daffy at centre half-forward finished with four.
Andrew Catford and coach Luke Ellery both chimed in with a brace.
The standout player for Jamestown Peterborough was Ben Woodhill, who was consistent and contributed across the entire game.
Paul Kelly was conspicuous on his wing while Greg Farr, Patrick McInerney and Patrick Clark all had their moment as well.
Bernie Kelly finished with two goals for Jamestown Peterborough.