MPNFL – DIVISION TWO
LANGWARRIN’S brilliant winning run came to an end at the hands of Somerville on Saturday.
The Kangaroos have been outstanding in season 2021. Coming into the clash against Somerville they were undefeated.
Somerville came to play on their home deck. They held narrow leads at each break, but the Kangaroos still threatened.
Somerville held onto their lead in the final quarter, going on to win 14.11 (95) to 11.11 (77).
Nicholas Mason, Mitchell Mantell, and Nathan Gillis were the best performers in the huge upset win.
Despite the defeat, Langwarrin remain clear at the top of the ladder.
Karingal and Chelsea were an equal match at Ballam Park Reserve last weekend. Both sides ended up sharing the points after a thrilling game.
The Bulls were the better side in the first half. They led by 23 at the main break. By three quarter time, the sides were level.
Both sides traded blows in a tense final term, but when the final siren sounded both teams still couldn’t be separated. The final score read 9.7 (61) to 9.7 (61).
Crib Point nearly grabbed their second win for the 2021 season on Saturday.
After a spirited showing last week, the Magpies worked hard again against Pearcedale.
Pearcedale raced out of the blocks with a three goals to zero first term. The Magpies didn’t give up, and struck back with five goals of their own in the second term.
Going into the final quarter, Crib Point trailed by nine. They held Pearcedale to just five behinds in the last quarter, but couldn’t get over the line.
Pearcedale ended up winning 9.8 (62) to 9.6 (60).
Miles Shepherd was the Magpies’ best. He converted four goals.
Around the grounds Devon Meadows comfortably defeated Rye, 15.5 (95) to 8.11 (59), and Hastings got the best of Tyabb by 31 points.
Seaford’s first game back at RF Miles Reserve didn’t go exactly to plan. They lost to Mornington 7.21 (63) to 15.9 (99).