OMEO BENAMBRA GET FIRST WIN ON THE BOARD

Omeo-Benambra have notched their first win of the season with a comprehensive win over Buchan by 84 points in the Gavin Campbell Memorial game.

The Cavemen were not in it after 1/4 time, trailing by five goals at the main break. After half time the Ranges piled on 9 goals to 2 in the second half, also keeping Buchan scoreless in the third term.

Best on ground was given to Cody Graske, while other stand out players for Omeo-Benambra were Nao Fujita, Jason Lawlor, Campbell Asham & Llyodd Jones. Major goal kickers were Terry Watt with 6, Graske 4, Lawlor 3 and Fujita 2.

For Buchan, Mathew Whelan was named their best player with other notable performances from James Joiner, Todd Mathers, Kyle McKenzie and Tom Buckley-Kohne. The only multiple goal kicker for the Cavemen was Jeff Walker with 2.

Next week Buchan take on reigning premiers Bruthen, while Omeo-Benambra will look to make it 2 wins in a row against Swan Reach.

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SWAN REACH COP SHELLACKING FROM SWAMPIES

Swan Reach seem to be facing another look at the bottom of the ladder this season, receiving an emphatic 158 point loss at the hands of Lindenow South.

Leading by 21 points at 1/4 time, the Swampies piled on another 22 goals to 1 for the rest of the game in a one-sided affair.

For the Swans, Ivan hood kicked their only two goals of the game, while Bronson Ritchie, Matthew Cantrill, Gary Kramme, Patrick Kramme and Josh Cormack tried hard all day.

For Lindenow South, Jarret Callaway was awarded best-on-ground honours, while Peter Ritchie, Ashley Hood, Ben Tomison and Ashley Snowden were also named in the best. The Swampies also had a wide spread of goal kickers, with multiples from Jarret Callaway (4), Ashley Hood (3), Peter Ritchie (3), Tom Hardwick (3), Michael O’Keefe (3) and Chris Hood (2).

Next week, Swan Reach will face an upbeat Omeo-Benambra while Lindenow South will have their mettle tested by Swifts Creek

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BULLDOGS BITE TOO MUCH FOR THE DEMONS

Swifts Creek suffered their first loss of the season against the reigning premiers Bruthen by 57 points, who remain undefeated.

Playing for the Raymond "Razor" Rodgers Memorial Trophy, the Bulldogs snagged 6 goals to 2 in the last term to run away with the win. Bruthen lead at every break, increasing their lead as the game progressed.

Best-on-ground medals were given to a player from either side, the recipients being Bevan Lupo-Worseldine (Bruthen) and Jordy Cameron (Swifts Creek). A memorial flag was also signed by both teams and presented to the Rodgers family.

For Swifts Creek, Jesse Hack kicked 3 goals, while other multiple goal kickers were Conor Harvey and Damian Tubb (2 each). Apart from Jordy Cameron, the Demons listed Alastair Commins, Brenton Kuch, Max Killey & Gabriel Last in their best players on the day.

For Bruthen, Harley Kenner lead the goal kickers with 4, while Jacob Westland (3), Todd Cook (2) & Todd Mann (2) were the other multiple goal kickers. In addition to Lupo-Worseldine, Jamie Barton, Zachary Tactor, Grattan Mullett & Jed Fleming were named in the Bulldogs' best.

Next week sees Bruthen look to add to their wins tally against Buchan, while Swifts Creek will face another undefeated team in Lindenow South.

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