De La Salle pulled off its second major upset in three weeks when it defeated Old Scotch at Waverly Park this afternoon. The Cards were just in touch at the lemons, but De La barreled through seven unanswered goals in the last.
The gap between rich and poor is widening as the two most recent additions to A Section are both winless after three rounds.
At Old Essendon, Collegians were too strong for last season’s B Section runner-up, while Old Xaverians gave 2008 B Section premiers Marcellin a hiding at Bulleen. Matthew Handley kicked 6 and Jon Mercuri 5 goals and the Red ‘n’ Blacks kicked eleven in the last.
Under the spires, Uni Blues were all over Old Brighton in the second half, but it was not enough to haul in the Tonners, who had established a comfortable buffer in the first half. George DeCrespigny kicked 6 for the vanquished while Brett and Callum Sinclair shared 9 goals and were named in the best.
Meanwhile, reigning premier St Bede’s Mentone Tigers is unbeaten after its 36 point win over Old Ivanhoe. Adrian Delmonte kicked 5 for the Browns.
Ormond scored a memorable 8 point win over Old Melburnians after trailing by 4 goals at the first break. Michael Davis kicked 7 for the Redlegs. Old Carey drew with St Bernard’s with Jarrod Reid kicking 5. Old Camberwell got over Old Trinity despite 6 goals from the much decorated Andrew Ramsden. Old Haileybury fell to Uni Blacks, while St Kevin’s fell in against Hampton Rovers by 3 points.