DIVISIONS AT ROUND 12: BIG GUNS FIRE

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Glen Eira may have been held goalless in the first half against a rampant Bulleen Templestowe, but the Saints held the home side goalless in the final quarter and more much of the second half played as the better team. Having said that, the final result was a foregone conclusion from half time and the Bullants won by 92 points. 
Can Hampton Rovers deliver a reverse of their 2012 year? They are on track, now 12-0 after their 46 point win over Prahran Assumption. The Two Blues have faded badly in recent weeks and at 6-6 are a chance to miss a finals series they looked certainties of making earlier this year. 
The Daou lads (Andrew 6 & Jean 5)kicked 11 goals between them for Whitefriars in their 27 point win over MHSOB. The Unicorns will be gutted tonight as the loss leaves them three games from safety in Division 1. 
Old Mentonians won hosting Old Geelong in the proverbial 8 point game. The Panthers prevailed by 18 points, courtesy of five Ben Robertson goals. 
In a major surprise, only for the size of the final margin, Ormond crushed Williamstown CYMS by 95 points. It was an identical scenario to the Old Brighton v Old Melburnians match in Premier B. Third hosting second, with the lower played side delivering a 16 goal hiding to their higher ranked opposition. Willy hold on to second a game clear by Ormond are making noise at the right time. 
In Division 2, St Johns recorded a 45 point win over Emmaus St Leos who remain winless in the section in 2013. 
Therry Penola continued their run of wins with a three goal triumph over Monash Gryphons. 
Old Eltham Collegians were forced to come from behind at Garvey Oval to beat home side Old Paradians by 10 points. Paradians still two points from safety with the Gryphons just above them in 8th place. 
St Mary’s Salesian secured a 14 point win over Ivanhoe who had five goals from spearhead Ash Close. 
Julians Hampton’s 10 goals for the Districts wasn’t enough to get them over the line against Yarra Valley. It was another heartbreaking close loss for South Melbourne to close opposition, Simon Yeo kicked five goals for the Bushrangers. 
Andrew Brazzales five goals outscored Power House off his own boot as Kew won by 88 points. 
It was a similar story at Old Westbourne as Albert Park were relentless in their 117 point win over their hosts. Westbourne held goalless for the opening three quarters. 
UHS-VU were too good for Richmond Central at Kevin Bartlett Reserve. Central are hanging on to fifth spot after going down by 4 goals to second placed UHS-VU.
St Francis Xavier won a 1 point nail biter against Aquinas in the match of the day. 
Rivalling that contest was the match between South Mornington and La Trobe University on the peninsula. La Trobe got up by four points against a rapidly improving South Mornington. Will it be too little too late though?
Perhaps those at the Swinburne Uni versus Elsternwick match might think they had the match of the round. The final margin of two points going the way of the visiting ‘Wicks. 
In Division 4 it was a goal kicking feast. 
Box Hill North were 19 points ahead of Mt Lilydale at the final siren, Langley kicked 7 goals for the winners. 
Whilst the Dragons were 59 points too good for Chadstone. The Dragons, one of the key focus clubs of VAFA Multicultural Round had Mohammad Barbar kick 8 goals in the win. 
In the closest match of the Division 4 day, North Brunswick gave hope to all other finalist that Hawthorn might be beatable. Although they didn’t quite get there on the day, the Bulls fell two points short as the Hawks came from behind to win. 
Point Cook beat Northern Blues by 11 points, the win putting the Bulldogs a game clear of the Blues in the race for a higher seeding come finals time. 
West Brunswick had a good win against Manningham Cobras by 76 points with five goals kicked by Matt Holmes. The win still leaves the Magpies in third as Eley Park had the bye.