Beaumaris made it six from six with a hard-fought 28-point win against the winless Hampton Rovers. If not for a third term fade out in which they allowed five goals to nil, the Rovers outscored the Sharks in the remaining three quarters. Daniel Gribbin starred with four goals for the Sharks and Will Gillespie was named best afield. Dan Corp was the Rovers’ best with four majors of his own.
Fitzroy is quickly becoming the form side of Premier C after they recorded their second consecutive victory with a 48-point win against Old Brighton at Brunswick Street Oval. 10 goals to four in the second half did the damage for the Roys, with Matt Kyroussis dominating in a best-on-ground performance. Matt Gaite, Dan Bisetto, Will Pickering and Matt Brown kicked two goals each for the Roys, while Jack Rutter was the only multiple goal kicker for the Tonners.
Old Scotch kept their stranglehold over the second position on the Premier B ladder with a 28-point come-from-behind win against Old Haileybury at Camberwell Sports Ground. Trailing by 14 points at three quarter time, the Cardinals piled on eight goals to one in the fourth in a sensational display of free-flowing ball. Jono Daggian continues to churn out scintillating performances with three majors, while Lachlan Treverton mirrored Daggian’s effort with three for the Bloods.
St Bedes/Mentone Tigers flew to third spot on the ladder following today’s 28-point win against Monash Blues at Frearson Oval. Despite trailing all day and drawing level at the end of the third, the Tigers were far too strong as they kicked four goals and kept the Blues goalless in the final term. Chris Mangoni was named the Tigers’ best for the third consecutive week and Chris Richards kicked two majors. Nick Petering did his utmost for the Blues with three goals.
Parkdale Vultures were relentless in today’s 22-point win against Ajax, keeping their opponents to just two goals at Gary Smorgon Oval. Luke Morgon’s red-hot form was on display yet again in a best-on-ground performance for the Vultures, while Richie Simon tried his heart out for the Jackas.