Rovers rampage continues, CY’s re-enter the four

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Hampton Rovers claimed their second consecutive win when they defeated Old Camberwell by 19 points at Gordon Barnard Reserve. Oscar Roberts starred with four goals for the Rovers and Sam Clements was best afield. James Allen led from the front for the Wellers but they now fall to their ninth loss but remain seventh on the ladder.

Old Mentonians claimed their eighth win of 2017 after they upset Old Haileybury by 37 points at Keysborough Playing Fields. Comrey Edgeworth starred in a BOG display for the Panthers and Benjamin Rossi top-scored with three goals. Lachlan Treverton fought hard for the Bloods but they remain a game clear in second despite losing two games in a row.

Williamstown CYMS re-entered the top four after they thumped Kew by 72 points at Crofts Reserve. Jack Connolly kicked a goal and found plenty of the ball in a BOG display for the CY’s while Brin Duggan was best for the Bears. The CYs now jump Old Geelong into fourth spot on the ladder, six spots above the Division 1-bound Bears.

Five goals from Robert Costanzo helped Marcellin to an impressive 34-point win over Old Ivanhoe at Marcellin College. Trent Carlson was named best afield for the second time in the past three matches for the Eagles, while Hayden Heta and Brandon Lee kicked three goals each for the Hoers. The Eagles are now a game clear in third spot on the ladder while the Hoers are eighth on the back of a five-game losing streak.

Caulfield Grammarians held off a barnstorming Old Geelong and recorded a 10-point victory at Glenhuntly Oval. Leading by 23 points at three quarter time, the Fields allowed four goals to one in the fourth but held on thanks in large to a five-goal haul from Declan Reilly. Xavier Jordan was at his dominant best for the Fields, while George Burbury kicked four in a starring performance for the Ogs. The Ogs now fall to fifth on the ladder below the CYs.