It was a case of big wins, debuts, heart-stoppers, mate vs mate, lots of goals and recognition in this week’s community football, as Box Hill players returned to their local clubs for another round of action.
The EFL Premier League saw Mackenzie Doriean’s Blackburn return to the winner’s list with a 60-point victory over North Ringwood.
Elsewhere in the division, Chayce Black’s Rowville narrowly missed out on the four points, going down to Noble Park by 11-points.
In EFL Division One, James Blanck made his debut for Park Orchards, contributing strongly to their 100-point triumph over Wantirna South, which sent the Sharks to the top of the ladder.
Cayden Maki’s Mooroolbark were no match for a strong Croydon outfit, succumbing to a second successive defeat following a four-and-zero start to the 2021 season.
Beau Tennant was a dominant figure in Montrose’s hard-fought victory over Upper Ferntree Gully. The tall forward booted three goals in his side’s 14-point win.
In the VAFA, Lachlan Walker and Riley Bowman featured for St. Kevin’s in their win over Old Melburnians. The 74-point win sent the tricolours top of the table after six rounds.
Across Charlie Beasley’s Old Trinity fell agonising short of Josh Le Grice’s Old Brighton. ‘Beaser’ was recognised as one of his side’s best in an 11-point defeat.
In the Goulburn Valley, Jesse Cucinotta contributed a goal and was named in the best in Shepparton United’s crucial win over local rivals Rochester. The 25-point victory propelled Shepp onto the coattails of the competition’s top four with seven rounds played.