JOCs go 6-0 in White Ribbon match at Thomas Carroll

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St John’s flexed their top-of-the-table muscle and kept Eltham Collegians without a win when they defeated the Turtles by 78 points during their White Ribbon match at Thomas Carroll Reserve. Aaron Thornton maintained his spot in the top five of all metropolitan goal kickers with six for JOCs, while Rohan Scott added five. Ben Gill snagged four majors for the Turtles, while Andrew Hargrave fought hard all day.

Melbourne High School Old Boys is a side in form after they defeated Bulleen Templestowe by 18 points for their third on the trot. A seven-goal to one first term set the scene for the Unicorn’s sizable victory as Luke Driscoll dominated from the outset. The Unicorns remain fourth on the Division 2 ladder, while the Bullants continue to struggle in seventh with just two wins for the year.

West Brunswick returned from their Round 6 Bye having lost no confidence as they trounced Richmond Central to the sum of 73 points at Ransford Oval. Both Zac Tisdale and Patrick Carroll registered three goals each as the Westies solidified second spot on the ladder one win ahead of the Bullants in third. The Snakes are running a percentage of 44.61 but are second-last and half a game clear of the Turtles in ninth.

Preston Bullants came from 21 points down at the final break and ran over the top of Yarra Valley for a four-point victory at Patterson Oval.  Five goals to two in the fourth term was enough for the third-placed Bullants to scrape over the line for their fourth win from six matches. Damon Marcon starred with four goals for the Bullants, while Jordan Canham bagged three for the Bushrangers.