Swans fight for points, Saints go 15-0

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UHS-VU backed up last week’s sensational win against La Trobe with a 39-point victory over Aquinas, making it six on the trot. Mitch Sweeney nailed four goals for the Vultures, and Nicholas Ingleton contributed three of his own. Billy O’Loughlin and James McMahon kicked two each for the Bloods, who now need to win three consecutive games and rely on results to go their way to avoid relegation.

Six goals from Jason Ince, five from Richard Ogge and four from Steve Wintle helped Hawthorn AFC top a comprehensive 121-point win against Canterbury. Sam Gold contributed three and was bestowed best on ground honours for the second-placed Hawks, while Rowan Moody and Thomas Lowden ran hard for the full four quarters for the Cobras.

10 unanswered goals in the fourth quarter helped Glen Eira blow out Elsternwick to the tune of 113 points at Elsternwick Park today. Leading by 46 at the last break, the Saints went full beast mode in the last with Julius Waras Carstensen (four) taking his season tally to 52 from 15 games. Another six Saints kicked multiples, while James Christie and Grant Cameron stood tall for the Wickers.

South Melbourne Districts registered an important victory in windy conditions at Lindsay Hassett Oval, coming from two goals down at half time and defeating Parkside by five points. Antony Vlitas starred and Steve Clarke led from the front on the scoreboard with three majors for the Swans, while Darren Gresham and Thomas Mckinlay nailed two each for the Red Devils.

La Trobe University hit back after suffering their first loss in 10 outings last week, defeating Albert Park by 78 points. Elliot Kelly gave a best afield display for the Trobers, and Bryce Dowler (five) and Mitch Gleeson (three) combined for eight majors. Christopher Marson continued his recent run of good form as the best contributor to the Falcons’ cause. The Falcons sit ninth on the ladder and three games ahead of the relegation zone.

A run for the finals is certainly at the forefront of Power House’s minds after they secured their third successive victory, defeating Swinburne by 15 points at St James Park. Declan Nannery and Eddie Nyary were the two best players on the field for the seventh-placed Power House, while Ben Higgins and Thomas Kennedy kicked three each for the eighth-placed Razorbacks.