Therry Penola faced their toughest test but nevertheless continued on their merry way in Division 1 with another win this time away at NOBs/St Pat’s. The Lions trailed by three points at three quarter time but rallied to win by 12 points. The Bannisters again led the line – Corey 4 goals and Jarrod 3 – whilst Keown kicked four goals.
Prahran Assumption were 76 points ahead as the final siren sounded against MHSOB. Donahoo and Robbins both kicked four goals for the Two Blues.
In a massive eight point game, Whitefriars beat Bulleen Templestowe by 16 points at Donvale. Woods bagged five goals from the home side.
Old Mentonians upset the applecart as they secured an important home win over Old Geelong by 24 points. Hull kicked five goals for the Panthers in the win.
Williamstown CYMS defeated Yarra Valley by 23 points to find themselves in outright second spot chasing the Therry Penola juggernaut. Yarra Valley are 8th on just two wins in 2014.
Division 2 action saw, the visiting St Mary’s Salesian were too strong for home team Ivanhoe as the Saints recorded a 36 point win.
Table topping Kew extended their undefeated streak with a comprehensive 146 point win over Monash Gryphons. The Gryphs are stuck in 9th whilst the Bears are a game clear on top.
Playing coach David Boundy kicked a perfect 10 goals in his side’s 150 point belting it handed out to Elsternwick. In the first meeting between the clubs for 61 years it was all one way traffic at Garvey Oval. Paradians are outright second whilst Elsterwick are in a perilous 8th.
St Johns got back on the winners list with an 81 point win over Glen Eira. Glen Eira are still winless this year, whilst the Jocs move to 3-4.
Old Eltham have also returned to the winners list with their 61 point win at Stouth Melbourne Districts. Ciavola bagged four goals for the Turtles in a welcome return to form for the club.
In Division 3 Emmaus St Leos won their third game on end as they ran out 44 point winners over Albert Park. The win has the Animals up to 5th on the ladder.
Power House won a fourth game on end with a tight three point win over Eley Park Sharks. Power House now join a number of teams on four wins but their poor percentage leaves them outside the six.
Richmond Central lost a third game in a row as they fell to Aquinas by 7 points. Aquinas moved up to third with the win that saw both Price and Perret kick four goals for the Bloods.
Northern Blues held South Mornington Scoreless in their 203-0 win at South Mornington. Marcon and McRedmond both booted six goals each for the Blues.
La Trobe University provided the upset of the round as they beat St Francis Xavier by 24 points. Jack McMeel kicked seven goals in the Uni’s win.
UHS-VU handed Swinburne Uni their second loss of the year as the home side won by 17 points. The loss by Swinburne tightens up the top of Division 3 as four sides – including UHS-VU – are all on five wins and two losses.
The Brunswick derby kicked off Division four action, and it was the visiting West Brunswick that were 40 points too strong for North Brunswick despite a fantastic six goal haul from Gallagher for the Bulls. Holmes kicked four goals for the victorious Magpies.
Johnson’s seven goals saw Canterbury move to outright 3rd spot after their 40 point win over the Dragons. Lowden kicked six goals for the Dragons in a losing side.
Ince kicked seven goals of his own for Hawthorn as they continued on their march stringing together a seventh straight win. The Hawks beat Manningham Cobras by 76 points to remain top.
Westbourne Grammarians saluted by 28 points against Point Cook at Westbourne Grammar.
Box Hill North had 14 goal kickers in their 85 point win over Chadstone. Langley was the best of them with 8 majors of his own. Box Hill North a very respectable 4-3 sit outside the four as Chadstone’s losing streak continues.