MORNINGTON have scored an impressive win on their home turf.
The Bulldogs stopped Rye’s undefeated start to 2021 with a hard-fought victory.
Mornington got off to a hot start, scoring six goals in the first quarter. They continued to apply scoreboard pressure all afternoon, giving the Demons’ defenders headaches. Rye gave up nearly 40 scoring shots throughout the game.
Mornington ended up wrapping up the win 18.20 (128) to 12.9 (81). Jackson Calder was dominant in front of goal again. He finished with seven goals to his name.
Langwarrin have continued their winning ways this season, taking the points from Hastings.
The Blues weren’t able to get close to Langwarrin, who hopped away to an 84 point win. The final score read 7.9 (51) to 20.15 (135).
A five goal haul from Todd Gardiner helped Chelsea to a good win over Somerville.
Chelsea started sluggishly, and found themselves behind by three goals at the half-time break.
The contest after half-time was a completely different story. Chelsea scored eight goals to one in the second half of the match to claim a 13.8 (86) to 9.11 (65) win.
Seaford had a day out against Crib Point, impressing in an 89 point win. Aaron Walton scored six goals for the victors.
Devon Meadows defeated Tyabb 5.6 (36) to 11.18 (84) at Bunguyan Reserve.
A good team performance saw Karingal defeat Pearcedale 16.10 (106) to 19.14 (128).
NEXT WEEK’S GAMES – MPNFL Division Two Seniors
Saturday, May 8, 2021
Karingal vs Crib Point, 2PM –Ballam Park Reserve
Tyabb vs Pearcedale, 2PM – Bunguyan Reserve
Devon Meadows vs Hastings, 2PM – Glover Reserve
Langwarrin vs Chelsea, 2PM –Lloyd Park
Rye vs Seaford, 2PM – RJ Rowley Reserve
Somerville vs Mornington, 2PM – Somerville Recreation Reserve