CHADSTONE WIN FIRST GAME IN FOUR YEARS

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A great day for football as Chadstone celebrate victory and Ash Close from Ivanhoe kicked his 100th goal of the season. 
However we start in Premier at Harry Trott Collegians met the challenge of Old Carey and ultimately brushed them away by 37 points. The loss means Carey relinquish fourth spot to Old Scotch who saw an early seven goal lead over Old Trinity be reduced to just a goal before kicking away to win by 18 points at the final siren. Mark Passador kicked five goals in the win and Andrew Ramsden pulled his hamstring in bad news for Old Trinity. Perhaps Trinity heard the news from University Oval where Uni Blues caused the biggest boil over in Premier defeating Old Xaverians by 29 points. It was Xav’s first loss since round three, whilst the win for Blues sees them take a two game buffer into their relegation match with Old Trinitynext week. Elsewhere Caulfield Grammarians put in a solid three and a half quarter effort but couldn’t sustain it in the last quarter as St Bedes / Mentone Tigers won by 10 points. De La Salle returned to the winners list defeating St Bernards at home by 73 points with Brett Eddy kicking five in just his second game back from a serious knee injury. 
In Premier B Beaumaris suffered their second significant loss in as many weeks to top of the table Uni Blacks. The Blacks continue to march on after today’s point 37 point win. AJAX had a good win hosting Werribee Districts winning by 45 points. St Kevins trashed Oakleigh by 141 points. Phil Edgar kicked five goals and had 12 other team mates on the scoresheet whilst the Krushers are destined for Premier C next season. Old Ivanhoe’s hopes of escaping relegation are over after 39-point loss to Old Melburnians. Old Brighton stole a march on Old Haileybury in their bid to get into the final four, the Tonners getting up by 19 points. 
PEGS returned to the winners list in Premier C as they beat Hampton Rovers at the Boss James by 68 points with Daniel Flaherty kicking five in the win. Mazenod travelled to Monash Blues and came away with the four points and a 53 point win. At Gordon Barnard Reserve Fitzroy confirmed they are not a spent force in Premier C with a convincing 45 point win over Old Camberwell. Old Camberwell’s loss sees them out of fourth spot. Banyule did themselves a favour defeating Rupertswood at home by 18 points and Marcellin wiped out the memory of last week’s loss with a 21 point win over Parkdale Vultures.  
Division 1 surprised everyone as it supplied the day’s closest games. Williamstown CYMS saluting over St Johns at the final siren by 14 points in a result that will ease fears of relegation for the CY’s. MHSOBs pushed top of the table NOBs / St Pats but ultimately fell a goal short. In a low scoring battle Old Mentonians fell just three points short of Old Geelong 36 to 39. Peninsula blew the average winning margin for the section out with a big 71 point win over Glen Eira, with James Coghlan kicking nine goals. Whitefriars also had a solid 40 point win against Ormond. 
In Division 2 Prahran Assumption held on to win by 15 points against Therry Penola whose finals tilt is over. Monash Gryphons had a 16 point win over Emmaus St Leos and Old Paradians won by 61 over St Marys Salesian. La Trobe University shocked South Melbourne Districts by seven points to win their second game of the season. The top of the table clash saw a win for Bulleen Templestowe over Eltham by 25 points.  
Division 3 celebrates another centurion goal kicker this time its Ash ‘Moose’ Close who kicked his 100th for Ivanhoe today but it wasn’t enough to help his side beat Kew, the Bears winners by two goals.  Yarra Valley had another big win this time the victim was St Francis Xavier who lost by 71 points with Sam Savage kicking eight for the victors. Richmond Central won by 31 points over Hawthorn with Seb Angus kicking six in the win. Aquinas rolled UHS-VU by 16 points and Power House had their first win of the season with a big 41 point win over Old Westbourne. Paul Edwards nailed six goals for Power House amid scenes of delirium at Ross Gregory Oval. Elsternwick were 46 points better than Albert Park with both Aaron Thornton and Justin Hunter bagging six majors in the win. 
WOW what a result in Division 4 for Chadstone Football Club winning for the first time with the name Chadstone as they brought a smile to everyone in amateur footy when the siren sounded and the scoreboard had them 20 points up against Mt Lilydale. Box Hill North and Point Cook played out a 99-all draw at Elgar Park. Swinburne Uni won by 35 points at Manningham Cobras with Damon Green booting six goals in the win. South Mornington won at West Brunswick by 29 points in a low scoring game and Eley Park Sharks got up by two points against North Brunswick with David Viola and Sahand Ghaslmzadeh kicking five goals each for their respective sides.