BUCHAN SNARE FIRST WIN
Buchan notched their first win of the season against fellow cellar dwellers Swan Reach.
The Cavemen made an impression early, while the Swans accuracy put them on the back foot immediately.
Buchan put together what is likely their best four-quarter effort for the season so far, while for Swan Reach it’s back to the drawing board. The Swans would’ve fancied themselves in this match considering their only win of the season came against Buchan the first time they met this season.
For Buchan, Justin Hunt and Rowan Ingram lead the goal kickers with 5 & 3 respectively. Damien Faithfull was named BOG and was well supported by the consistent Mathew Whelan and John Saxton.
For Swan Reach, Craig Carstairs and Brayden Thomas accounted for their goals, while Ivan Hood continues to battle hard for the Swans.Gippsland Footy admin
BULLDOGS SNEAK THROUGH FOR COME FROM BEHIND WIN
Bruthen have skipped ahead to two games clear on top of the ladder with a hard fought 5 point win over Lindenow South.
The game was tight all day but the Swampies lead at every change, albeit the margin reduced as the game progressed. The final quarter saw the Bulldogs overrun their opposition, kicking 5.2 to 4.2 to come away with the four points.
For Lindenow South, Max Solomon continues to be a focal point up forward with 6 goals for the day and was also named their best player.
For Bruthen, Jamie Barton and Bevan Lupo-Worseldine kicked 3 each, while Todd Cook was named their best player for the day. The Bulldogs also dedicated the win to Alan Clement, who recently passed away.
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MOUNTAIN MEN OVERPOWER DEMONS
Swifts Creek could not capitalise on a 1/4 time lead as Omeo-Benambra dismantled them by 64 points.
The Demons held a 9 point lead at the first break, but the Alpine Ranges piled on 7.7 to 0.1 in the second quarter, which set them up for a strong win. The result also sees a swap in ladder positions for the two clubs, with OB jumping to third while Swifts Creek drop to 4th. Both sides only sit one game behind second.
For Omeo-Benambra, Tyler Betts and Dale Brownrigg headed the goal kickers while 4 and 3 goals respectively, while Betts was also named best-on-ground.
For Swifts Creek, Brodie Cameron, Jesse Hack and Robert Maisley kicked 2 goals each, while Dylan Hack was named best for the Demons.Gippsland Footy admin
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