Another bye week for the Box Hill Hawks, sees a couple more inclusions in this week’s Community Clubs wrap.
In the NAB League, Jed Rule and Will Sexton played with the Oakleigh Chargers and went down to Greater Western Victoria Rebels, 13.8 (86) to 8.13 (61). Rule had a good game, having been named third best player for the Chargers in their loss.
Also, in the NAB League Sahaf Ali and the Eastern Ranges won 14.17 (91) over Jack Rossimel and the Northern Knights’ 12.5 (77). Ali’s side came back in the second half, after having trailed at both the quarter and half-time breaks to seal a 14-point victory.
Flynn Lakey lined up with Gisborne in the Bendigo Football League, where the Bulldogs went down to the Sandhurst Dragons on Saturday afternoon, 15.8 (98) to 9.7 (61). Gisborne were in the lead by a few points at both quarter and half time, but the Dragons got on top in the second half.
In the Eastern Football Netball League Max Hall played with Montrose in the First Division Seniors. While Hall slotted a goal, Montrose were bested by East Ringwood by three goals. The final score saw East Ringwood 13.11 (89) defeat Hall and Montrose, 9.10 (64).
Also, in First Division of the EFNL, Cayden Maki played with Mooroolbark once again and they continued their winning streak. The Mustangs defeated Mitcham 12.6 (78) to 9.5 (59), leading by at least one goal at each break in the game.
Will Garner lined up with Blackburn in the EFNL Premier Division Reserves. Garner and the Panthers defeated Vermont, 13.15 (93) to 4.4 (28) having kept them to just one goal for the first half, they finished with a 65-point victory.
Mitchell Sruk and Jake Arundell represented Rowville in the EFNL Premier Division Seniors, with a 30-point win over Berwick, 10.12 (72) to 6.6 (42). Both players were a stand-out, with Arundell slotting four goals for the Hawks, while Sruk was named fourth best afield.
James O’Connor, Mason Hawkins and Harry Banfield all took the field with Vermont in the EFNL Premier Division Seniors. The trio and the Eagles suffered a narrow 10-point defeat at the hand of Blackburn, 11.6 (72) to 9.8 (62). It was a close encounter with scores level on 20 points at quarter-time and on 52-points t three-quarter -time. Hawko was one of the Eagles seven goal scorers, with one major for the afternoon.
Liam Coghlan and Campbell Tweedie played for Doncaster in the EFNL Premier Division Seniors. The Sharks went down to Park Orchards, 14.10 (94) to 7.4 (46), but Tweedie was impressive in the loss, earning himself best player for his side.
In the Gippsland Football League, Luis D’Angelo and David Brinker-Ritchie played with Traralgon, who took on Jack Hume and Leongatha. Hume and the Parrots were victorious, defeating The Maroons by just three-points, 12.5 (77) to 11.8 (74). Hume booted a goal in his sides win.
With his NAB League Gippsland Power having the bye, Max Walton lined up with Phillip Island in the West Gippsland Football Netball Competition. He and the Bulldogs had a massive win over Korumburra-Bena, 28.19 (187) to 3.2 (20). Walton kicked a goal and was awarded best on ground.
In Mornington Peninsula Nepean Football League Division One Seniors, Mason De Wit played with Mt. Eliza. De Wit and the Redlegs managed a 20-point win over the Frankston Bombers, 9/10 (64) to 6.8 (44). De Wit slotted a goal, as well as provided calmness and leadership to their young group.
Charlie Beasley played with Old Trinity in the Victorian Amateur Football Association. Beasley and Old Trinity had a big victory over St Bernards, 11.10 (76) to 5.11 (41). The win set them up for another big game this weekend against Caufield, who sit just above them on the ladder.