MPNFL – DIVISION TWO
LANGWARRIN have gone 3-0 to start the 2021 season.
The Kangaroos took on Karingal at Ballam Park Reserve on Saturday. Both sides wrestled for control throughout the day in a scrappy affair.
Karingal went into half-time with a one point advantage. By three-quarter-time, Langwarrin had put themselves three points ahead.
Both sides only managed to put one goal each on the scoreboard in the final quarter. Langwarrin held on to win 8.4 (52) to 7.16 (58).
Blake Peach and Zach Andrewartha were Langwarrin’s best.
Rye also scored a third consecutive win to start their season. They took the points from Somerville.
With just one point separating them at the final break, the contest looked set to go down to the wire. Rye managed to overrun them in the final quarter though, piling on six goals to wrap up an 11.10 (76) to 15.6 (96) win.
Oscar Whitty was named the Demons’ best. He scored two goals on the day.
A six goal show from Jackson Calder got Mornington over the line against Hastings. The Blues took slim leads into the first two breaks, but the Bulldogs were able to draw level by three-quarter-time.
The Bulldogs had the legs to overpower Hastings in the final term, going on to claim an 8.10 (58) to 10.11 (71) win.
Calder’s six-goal haul takes his total for the year to 18 from just three games.
Pearcedale got the better of Chelsea in a close contest on Saturday.
The two sides went into the final term with just a point the difference between them. Pearcedale were the better side in the last quarter and eventually secured a 16 point win.
Devon Meadows notched up a 24 point win over Crib Point at Glover Reserve.
Seaford had a day out at Bunguyan Reserve, besting Tyabb by 86 points. A nine goal to zero final quarter saw the Tigers run away to a huge 8.7 (55) to 21.15 (141) win.
Tim Broomhead booted four goals and was named his side’s best.