PREMIER TO PREMIER C – CRUNCH TIME

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Its great to have the footy back! After a weekend of gluttony devouring Easter treats, the chance to stand in the outer and support your amateur club was a welcomed from Club XVIII to Premier Section. 
With St Bedes/Mentone Tigers claiming the points against Old Scotch on ANZAC Day, Premier’s round 2 had four games on show. The surprise packet Old Trinity spoilt the premierships flag raising party for Old Xaverians at Sportscover Arena with a 22 point win despite four goals from Matt Handley. 
Beaumaris continued their tradition of making great starts to the season with a comfortable 55 point win over De La Salle at Banksia Reserve. 
University Blacks had 12 individual goal kickers in their 79 point thrashing of Collegians at Harry Trott. 
Chad Jones went to the top of the Premier Section sharp shooter tables with six goals in his side’s 70 point win over Old Brighton. Jones leads allcomers with 11 majors after two rounds. 
In Premier B Old Carey came from behind to win the close match of the day by four points against Old Melburnians. Glenn Parker kicked four goals as the Panthers sent OM’s to a 0-3 start. 
Old Haileyburians recorded their first win of the year against AJAX by 27 points. Meehan was inspirational with 8 goals for the victoris whilst David Fayman’s five were not enough to stop the Jackers from losing for the first time in 2014. 
St Kevin’s inflicted a first loss of the year on Caulfield Grammarians with the Skobbers running out 26 point winners. Both sides have 2-1 records this year. 
University Blues continued to be the ones to chase as they held Fitzroy goalless in two of the four quarters to win by 101 points. Curnow and Gardiner both booted four each in the win. 
In the Premier C Grand Final rematch, Mazenod reversed the result of last year’s decider to notch their first win of 2014. The Nodders held on at Old Ivanhoe by nine points to leave the Hoers winless this year. 
There was another Grand Final rematch in Premier C as Hampton Rovers held on for a 20 point win against Ormond. Ed Turner snagged five foals as the Division 1 Premiership Rovers remain undefeated in Premier C. 
Banyule were impressive, but ultimately not quite good enough away at Monash Blues. Five goals to Taylor and the Blues restricting Banyule to just one goal in the second half saw the students come away with a 44 point win. 
Aaron Cloke bagged four goals as Oakleigh secure their first four points of the year at Old Camberwell. The Krushers led at every change in their 26 point win. 
Marcellin took their season to 2-1 with a 28 point win at Parkdale Vultures, while Peninsula put on the after burners in the second half against PEGS to defeat the visiting Bombers by 63 points. Gleeson kicked five and the evergreen Shaun Payze booted four in the Pirates big win.