MATCH REVIEW – BUNYIP V KOO WEE RUP
Koo Wee Rup moved to top of the West Gippsland football ladder with a comfortable victory over Bunyip in round 16.
The Demons hold top spot for the moment, courtesy of a comfortable victory over a building Bunyip. The visitor kicked four goals to two and was never headed, with seven goals to one in the second term setting up the match winning margin.
The Bulldogs were more competitive in the second half, kicking four goals to five.
Jason Wells extended his lead at the top of the goal kickers list with six majors, while Luke McMaster chipped in with three goals. Jesse Hand, Dominic Paynter, David Collins, Matthew Drommel and Brodie Yapp were other prominent players for the Demons.
Damien Szwaja, Dylan Gallasch, Matt O’Halloran, Brent Heus, Rickie Crockett and Cleyton Bertoncello led a competitive second half from Bunyip.Warragul & Drouin Gazette
MATCH REVIEW - GARFIELD V DALYSTON
Garfield easily accounted for cellar dweller Dalyston to remain in finals contention.
Dalyston journeyed to Garfield with an air of confidence, happy to have key players Kristian Butler, Kurt Thomas and Shannon Coldebella back in the line up.
The first quarter was a good show from Dalyston. Keeping up with a fierce Garfield, Dalyston proved it's competitiveness out on the field early and held Garfield to just one goal.
While the Magpies hung in to trail by 21-points at half time, a 10 goal to one second half saw the Stars to a comfortable victory, 14-14 (98) to 2-7 (19).
Holding a seven goal lead at the final change, the Stars took the opportunity to add some percentage with a six goal final term.
Daniel Johnson finished with four goals, While Corie Intveen chipped in with three majors. Daniel Helmore, Lachlan Schreurs, Noah Glen and Michael Wallace were the other standouts in a dominant second half from Garfield.Warragul & Drouin Gazette and The Great Southern Star
MATCH REVIEW - KILCUNDA-BASS V PHILLIP ISLAND
MATCH REVIEW - KORUMBURRA-BENA V CORA LYNN
MATCH REVIEW - NAR NAR GOON V INVERLOCH-KONGWAK
The Sea Eagles opened up with the wind advantage in the first term but couldn’t make the most of it, with the opening goal of the clash coming at the 21-minute mark.
It would prove to be the only major of the term as the ball spent plenty of time inside the Goon’s forward 50.
Then, in the second, it was Dean Blake’s men who capitalised – stunningly piling on nine unanswered majors to not only snare the lead but a decisive 44-point lead by the main change.
It all started less than 20 seconds into the term as Brendan Hermann exploded from a centre clearance and powered a shot on goal home from outside 50.
Another quick clearance forward gave Tom Dovaston (four goals) a shot on goal from 25 on a slight angle, which he converted.
It was the start of a real purple patch for him as he booted all four of his goals during the second, in addition to giving one off at point-blank range to Troy McDermott.
The Goon’s long, direct, telling kicks inside 50 from forward of the centre continued to pile the pressure on the Sea Eagles throughout the term as they put the foot down with the advantage of the breeze.
Shannon Stocco (three goals), Jake Blackwood, Trent Armour, wingman Jarrod Mills-Franklin, and Sam Blackwood were all making their respective presences felt throughout the term, but the group knew what was to come – the Sea Eagles’ turn to respond with the wind in the third.
Blake delivered a pointed reminder to his men at the half that they needed to truly be switched on down back, and urged them not to watch the numbers on the scoreboard. Meanwhile his mentor Jock Holland preached about the importance of mental strength, and consistent lapse-free footy against such a quality side.
The visitors did peg the margin back in the third, but not by enough as the Goon took an 18-point lead with a quarter left to play and came away with a crucial win in the context of its season, 12.9 (81) to 8.10 (58).
Inverloch, still missing some of its most important players (names including Andy Soumilas, Josh Purcell, and Dale Lawton) was well led by the likes of Shem Hawking, Dylan Clark, and Corey Casey while Toby Mahoney slotted three majors.Russell Bennett - Pakenham Gazette
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Nar Nar Goon v Inverloch-Kongwak match review taken from article written by Russell Bennett reporting for Pakenham Gazette. To view original article in full online visit https://pakenham.starcommunity.com.au/gazette/2018-08-07/sea-eagles-fall-in-the-wind/. Viewability may be subject to subscription. To subscribe to Pakenham Gazette visit https://pakenham.starcommunity.com.au/subscribe/
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