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Old Scotch match report after their 9 point win over Old Brighton
The Cards withstood an epic last quarter fight back from Old Brighton to hold on and win an epic encounter by nine points in blustery conditions at Beach Oval Brighton today. The game was somewhat marred by a crosswind that hampered skills and made the judgment of marks, passes over anything but the shortest distances and shooting for goal almost a lottery. Many Cards players who have been “up” in recent weeks were hardly sighted today…or when they were involved in the play, struggled to handle the ball as cleanly as they have been in the past month. [Read More] University Blacks match report after their 64 point win over St Bedes/Mentone Tigers
Despite this being a day of celebration, the opposition, St. Bede’s/Mentone Tigers, have a history of crashing Blacks parties (ref: 2007 Grand Final & last year’s Preliminary Final.) It was therefore no surprise to see a close first quarter played at a very high intensity. As was the case last week, our boys weren’t particularly efficient going into the forward line and the slim quarter time margin was a fortunate result.  [Read More]  St Bernards match report after their 32 point win over Collegians
They say a wounded Lion is dangerous and unpredictable and so it was at the snakepit on Saturday. The Lions had a raft of their best players missing in recent weeks and lost State star Wil Tardiff coming into the game but as is often the case ‘on paper’ can mean nothing as the Lions made St Bernards earn every inch of its hard-fought 32 point win.  [Read More] Old Xaverians match report after their 6 point win over De La Salle
After a great start on Saturday, the Old Xavs held on for a narrow victory over a fast finishing De La Salle on the weekend. The season was on the line for both teams, with another win needed for the Old Xavs to keep our finals hopes and De La needing a win to lift themselves out of the relegation zone.  [Read More] AJAX match report after their 17 point win over Old Carey
AJAX Seniors put in a stellar performance on Saturday to defeat second placed Old Carey by 17 points and keep their finals hopes alive. [Read More] Old Ivanhoe match report after their 4 point win over Fitzroy
Old Ivanhoe beat a determined Fitzroy last Saturday at Chelsworth Park.Kicking against a strong wind in the first quarter Old Ivanhoe were able to lead by two points at the first break.The backline of Old Ivanhoe was great as they constantly repelled the Fitzroy attack and were able to maintain the ball in the Hoes forward line for a good part of the quarter. [Read More] Old Haileybury match report after their 20 point win over Mazenod
Round 16 saw the Bloods take on traditional rivals Mazenod at Princes Park. Both sides had plenty to play for with Haileybury sitting in ninth position on the ladder on 14 points whilst Mazenod were in fifth position with 32 points and challenging for a finals berth. [Read More] University Blues match report after their 52 point win over St Kevins
Round 16 saw Uni Blues recorded another convincing win against a fellow finalist away at St.Kevins. With a sniff of the double chance and the whisper that they were at full strength, the highly regarded St. Kevins were expected to provide committed opposition on a blustery Saturday.  [Read More] Old Camberwell Grammarians match report after their 17 point win over Peninsula
The Seniors performed a minor miracle on Saturday. After trailing at each change and going into the last quarter 45 points down, the Wellers piled on 9 goals and 9 points to Peninsula’s solitary point. A tremendous effort by the boys and just goes to show the game is not over until that final siren sounds. [Read More]  Oakleigh match report after their 65 point win over Banyule
Oakleigh played host to bottom side Banyule at Scammell Reserve on Saturday in what was a must-win match to keep their slender finals hopes alive. Despite being last on the table, Banyule have a reputation of being a dangerous side and easy to under estimate as a couple of the top sides have found out this season and Oakleigh had to be on guard against complacency.  [Read More] Williamstown CYMS match report after their 12 point win over Yarra Valley
Away wins are what define your season.  And in tough conditions Williamstown ground out a win over a determined opposition. Ryan Danaher and Ash Heaver were stand out four quarter performers and they were needed as we had many players who will be looking to next week rather than reflecting too long on this match.  [Read More]