Lakes Entrance broke a two game losing streak, while Boisdale-Briagolong lost their first game since Round 6 as the visitors came away with a 27 point win.
A high scoring first quarter saw the Bombers take a 5 point lead into 1/4 time. After this, the Seagulls wrangled control of the game back in their favour, taking a 2 goal lead into the main break, then building on that lead for the second half.
Josh Piper had an outbreak game for Lakes Entrance kicking 5 goals and named best-on-ground.
For the Bombers, Callan Egan lead the goal scorers with 6, while Shay Ferguson was named best for his side.Gippsland Footy admin
Lindenow’s hot form came to an end, as Wy Yung’s accurate kicking earned them an important 6 point win. The loss to the Cats makes it their first since Round 5, and now puts them in sixth place on the ladder in what teases to be an interesting run home in the second half of the season.
The Tigers jumped the Cats early in the first quarter, kicking six straight goals to 1.3.
Lindenow responded in the second term, but inaccurate kicking in front of goal hurt them, as both teams went into half time with scores locked at 36 each, though the Cats had 11 scoring shots to 6.
Wy Yung’s exemplary kicking continued in the third quarter, with the Tigers registering 10 straight goals on the scoreboard leading into the final change. Their first minor scores would come in the final term, kicking 1.3. The Cats would outscore them in the final term, but the yellow and black held on for the win.
For Wy Yung, Craig Froud lead his team in the goal kicking tally with 3, while Shaun Mooney was named the best for the Tigers.
Rohan Blandford also kicked 3 goals for Lindenow, while Jack Van Reyk was named the best player for the Cats.
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Lucknow enjoyed a percentage boosting win, defeating Orbost-Snowy Rovers by 76 points.
The Magpies maintained a steady lead throughout the match, boasting a 22 point lead at the main break. They then piled on 9.4 to 2.4 in the second half, securing an important win that keeps them in touch with the rest of the finals contenders.
For Lucknow, Keenan Hynes kicked 4 goals, while Ashley Smith was named best-on-ground.
For Orbost-Snowy Rovers, Clint Voss was the only multiple goal kicker with 2, while Hamish Nettleton was held goalless. Curtley Nettleton was named their best player on the day.Gippsland Footy admin
Despite an relatively even first term on paper, Stratford made short work of Paynesville, defeating them by 117 points.
The Swans only held an 8 point lead in to 1/4 time. They then slipped into a higher gear, kicking 4 goals to 1 in the second term, leading by 28 points heading into half time. Stratford then dominated the second half, kicking 15.7 to 3.2.
For the Swans, Hayden Erfurth continues to climb the EGFNL goal kicking ladder, notching 6 goals and was well accompanied by Rod O'Keefe and Luke Pratt who kicked 4 each. Regan Tait was named best-on-ground for the game.
For Paynesville, Jessie Pescod tried hard all day, while Jordan Farquhar and Lachlan Willmott were the only multiple goal kickers with 2 each.Gippsland Footy admin
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