JOCs, Thornton untouchable in Division 2, Westies victorious in the GF rematch

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West Brunswick maintained the recent dominance they have held over Emmaus St Leo’s with a 28-point win in the 2015 Division 3 Grand Final rematch at Bennettswood Sports Ground. Trailing by 12 points at the end of the first term, the Westies kicked 15 goals to nine in the remaining three quarters to run away with their sixth win of the season. West Brunswick’s Bill Irving starred with five goals and Daniel Hill snagged four for the Animals.

Preston Bullants have steadied the ship after a pair of losses and won their second consecutive match with a 72-point victory against Richmond Central at Kevin Bartlett Reserve. Kent Beaumont bagged five for the third-placed Bullants, while 2015 goal kicking weapon Jake Munro returned for his first match and snagged two for the ninth-placed Snakes.

Yarra Valley made it three from their past four with a 15-point victory against the red-hot Melbourne High School Old Boys at Melbourne High earlier today. The Bushrangers trailed by two points at the start of the fourth but sent through seven final-term goals to four in an inspiured display. Lochlan Dickson was dominant with four goals alongside Ben Trend’s BOG for the Bushrangers, while Beau Jellis kicked three for the Unicorns.

St John’s spot at the top of the Division 2 ladder is under no threat while they continue to punch out W’s, defeating Bulleen Templestowe by 68 points at Ted Ajani Reserve this afternoon. Aaron Thornton’s form in front of goal is undeniable, booting seven and making it 42 from his seven outings at six per game. Brodie McLaughlin did his utmost with two majors for the Bullants.