MOVING DAY IN THE PREMIER SECTIONS

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For the most part the prospect of inclement weather hung over most matches today. However the rain stayed away and it became a battle of mastering the use of the wind. 
In Premier Section, University Blacks suffered just their second defeat of the year at Old Scotch. The Cardinals led at every change in the 26 point win that sees them move into the four. 
There were upsets elsewhere, as De La Salle recorded an 18 point win over Beaumaris at the Dairy Bell. Beauy reversed their recent trend of slow starts to lead De La at quarter time, however, the La Sallians were good enough to win their fourth game of the year. Charlie Haley again their main source of goals with four. Beaumaris dropped out of the four and have now lost their past three.  
St Bernard’s again jumped out of the gates with a fast start against Old Brighton, but despite a late Tonners revival the home side ran out of time, falling short of the Snowdogs by 13 points. Old Brighton peppered the goals in the final term kicking 5.5 but they ultimately couldn’t get past a determined St Bernard’s outfit. 
Old Xaverians cost Collegians the chance to go fourth on the ladder with their 29 point win at the Harry Trott. Chris Waller again at his best with 3 goals and best on honours. Collegians now sixth in a logjam with Beaumaris and Old Scotch on five wins.
Old Trinity joined St Bernard’s and University Blacks on 8 wins and 2 losses after they held off an impressive St Bedes/Mentone Tigers by 14 points at Daley Oval. St Bedes/Mentone Tigers will rue their missed chances in a low scoring game, having only 1 fewer shots at goal than the T’s. Ed Weatherson again led the Old Trinity line with three goals and Joe Campbell was impressive on debut with two goals too.  

In Premier B, 5 first half goals from Al Armstrong gave Old Melburnians a 38 half time advantage against St Kevins. However St Kevins responded kicking 9 straight in the third quarter before OM’s silenced the home supporters, defeating SKOB by 18 points on foundation day. 
Old Carey returned to the winners list with a 20 point home win over Mazenod. The Panthers moved up to third on the ladder with the win. AJAX had a 32 point win over Old Haileybury to move to second on the Premier B ladder. Four goals from Fayman helped the Jackas recover from a slow start.
Caulfield Grammarians had a fast start at home against Fitzroy and were able to hold on to defeat the Roys by 8 points. The win sees the Fields join a glut of clubs on five wins.  
University Blues reversed their surprise round 3 loss to Old Ivanhoe defeating the Hoes by 85 points at University Oval. It was another Blues team performance highlighted by a goal of the year contender from George Curnow. 

Ormond and Old Camberwell played out the first draw for the season In Premier C. The 8th and 9th placed clubs threw everything at each other but couldn’t be split at the final siren in a match that will go a long way to determining the relegation positions. 
Parkdale Vultures continued their improved form handing Hampton Rovers a 70 point win at Gerry Green Reserve. 
In the top of the table clash first placed Marcellin extended their advantage over second placed Monash Blues, the Eagles defeating Blues by 25 points. 
Banyule couldn’t repeat their heroics of last week, suffering a 57 point loss to PEGS at the Bear Cave. PEGS had 13 players split the middle in the win.
Peninsula accounted for Oakleigh by 29 points at home. The Pirates season is now back on track as they sit just a win outside the four.