All routes lead to Bulleen Road

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The William Buck Premier season continued to excite as yet again favoured sides went down. The lush fields on Bulleen Road must be offering something as that is where the top two clubs after Round 6 currently reside. Old Trinity and Old Carey occupy the top two places of the William Buck Premier table after impressive away wins, if you had that quinella after six rounds, then please also share your Tattslotto numbers in the comments below.

Old Trinity jumped De La Salle at the Dairy Bell and whilst there were moments where a famous De La Salle comeback looked like it was on, the home side were ultimately beaten by 41 points. De La did close to within 15 points early in the last before Old Trinity settled and regained control of a match they had been dominant in for large patches. Jack Hunt kicked four goals and Alex Polidoros 3, including a goal of the year contender in the first term.

Old Carey continue to pick up impressive wins, and their 20 point win at Camberwell over Old Scotch is just another feather in the cap of the Panthers. This game was tense all day and was blighted by two reports, one for each side in the final quarter that saw both teams play with 17 men. Old Carey took a lead into three quarter time, and whilst Old Scotch kicked the first four scores of the final term – all behinds – they were never able to bridge the gap. VAFA State player Lachlan McQueen-Miscamble was chaired form the field in his 150th

Old Xaverians jumped out of the blocks at home to University Blues and recorded an 18 point win, however, Xavs were far more dominant than the scoreline suggests as they actually won by 18 behinds. Blues did well to hang tough in the contest, but Xavs were never going to repeat their poor showing from a week prior. Xavs players shared the load of goals (and behinds), whilst Blues were led by Xavier McMahon who booted five.

Five goals from Daniel Gribbin wasn’t enough to get Beaumaris to a second straight win, instead it was University Blacks who made it two on the bounce after they beat the Sharks at the Uni by 32 points. Jordan Quaile continued his excellent early season form to kick four goals in a match that Blacks only broke open in the second half.

Collegians won their thirds game on end with a gallant seven point triumph over St Bernard’s at Harry Trott. The Snowdogs commenced in the best fashion with a six goal opening term, but the Lions responded to take the advantage at half time. It was a lead they would never surrender. Andrew Merrington booted four goals in a losing side, whilst Nick Corp and Will Tardif both managed three majors each for the home team.

 

 

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