ALTHOUGH Tarwin came away with a massive victory, MDU put up a fight in the first game of Alberton Football Netball League’s opening match of the season.
It was a perfect day for footy with the ground at Tarwin in good nick and a fantastic crowd coming out to enjoy the Easter Saturday show.
Tarwin – with plenty of new faces – took a while to settle but found its groove in the first quarter, booting seven goals.
The backline was the hero of Tarwin’s first quarter, keeping MDU scoreless.

Goal kicking was shared throughout the Tarwin forward line. Darren Sheen kicked five, Dermott Yawney four, Daniel Field three and Troy Toussaint two for the match.
Toussaint was instrumental for Tarwin in the second half, driving a lot of the play into the forward line. Field showed his experience and was used sparingly from the bench, causing a massive impact every time he was on the ground.

Thomas Brew was the star of the show for MDU, kicking three goals for the day.

The top players for MDU were Tom Corry, Brew, Jess Hickey, Josh Wright, Jake Proctor and Cameron Harris.
It was a scramble to the finish with both sides’ defences working over time, but ultimately Tarwin outplayed MDU on the day.

Sarah Vella

Reporter, The Great Southern Star

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