MPNFL – DIVISION TWO
RYE have opened their season with a strong win over Devon Meadows.
Both sides had to contend with difficult weather conditions at RJ Rowley Reserve.
After a scrappy opening half, Rye opened up a two goal lead. Devon Meadows wrestled back control in the third quarter, and took a one point lead into the final term.
The Demons piled on the pressure in the final quarter, scoring five goals to zero. They sprinted over the finish line to an impressive 9.9 (63) to 4.8 (32) win.
Crib Point scored a huge win to start their 2021 campaign.
The Magpies scored eight goals to two in a dominant first half against Pearcedale. They continued to put their opponents to the sword, eventually claiming a 58 point win.
Karingal put together a comprehensive performance to defeat Chelsea in their first game for the season.
A five goals to one first quarter set the Bulls up for a comfortable win at Chelsea Reserve.
Karingal defeated Chelsea 7.10 (52) to 13.6 (84). Jack Harmes was the Bulls’ best on the day.
Tyabb were made to pay for their wastefulness in front of goal on Saturday. Hastings got the better of Tyabb at Bunguyan Reserve, winning 4.13 (37) to 9.8 (62).
Seaford and Langwarrin also scored wins over Mornington and Somerville respectively.