A seven-goal haul from Nick Hawking assisted MHSOB to a 45-point victory over Emmaus St Leo’s at Bennettswood Sports Ground. Leading by just 12 points at three quarter time, the Unicorns finished strongly with five unanswered goals in the final term. While Hawking led the charge, Kane Smith chipped in with three and Timothy Campelj was best afield. Jesse Gannon was outstanding for the Animals, named as best ahead of four-goal forward Miguel Hawa.
Yarra Old Grammarians secured their seventh win from the first 10 rounds via an 81-point victory over Hawthorn AFC. The Bushrangers kicked nine goals to two in the first half for a 40-point lead, before another 10 goals to four in the final two terms. Jack Hall recorded four majors in a BOG display, while David Wildsmith, Simon Yeo, Sam Savage and Nick Chamberlain kicked three each. Kade Pargeter kicked four of the Hawks’ six goals and Michael Larkin was their most impressive performer. The Bushrangers retain third spot on the ladder and the Hawks continue to search for their first win of the year.
Prahran Assumption came from 12 points down at half time as they registered a 25-point victory over Old Paradians at Garvey Oval. Seven goals to two in the second half gave the Two Blues the ascendancy when it mattered, with Paul Donahoo and Will Brereton leading the second half charge. Warren and Ryan Jeffrey impressed for the Raiders who sit eighth with four wins for the season.
Eltham Collegians made it three wins on the trot as they defeated Glen Eira by 25 points at Packer Reserve. Leading by 12 points at the last break, the Turtles kicked four goals to two in the fourth term as Bryan Galvin dominated in a BOG performance. Brayden Meade top-scored with three goals for the Turtles, while Benjamin Fullerton impressed for the Saints. The Turtles sit fifth on the ladder, while the Saints fall to sixth.
West Brunswick came from six points down at the last break and ran over Bulleen Templestowe to the tune of three goals at Ransford Oval. The Westies nailed seven goals to three in the fourth, with Will Sadler BOG and continuing his hot form over the past month. Rhys Hartwig, Bill Irving and Sam Devlin each kicked three goals for the Westies, while Rob Edsall (4) and Kristian Cherbakof (3) nailed seven between them for the Bullants. Luke Stacker was outstanding in his first game this year.