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MPNFL MEN’S DIV ONEPINES and Mt Eliza shared the points after a thrilling final quarter at Eric Bell Reserve last weekend. The Pythons and Redlegs traded blows in a close first half. Mt Eliza took a seven point lead into half-time, which stretched into 20 points at the three-quarter-time break. Pines pushed hard in the final quarter to get back in contention. They chipped away at the lead, and found themselves within striking distance with just minutes left on the clock. The Pythons managed to hit the front with a late goal but the lead didn’t last long. Mt Eliza…

MPNFL MEN’S DIV ONE ROSEBUD picked up an important win last weekend over Red Hill. Rosebud has had a tough start to season 2024, spending the year near the bottom of the ladder. A win at Red Hill Recreation Reserve on Saturday would put them a game ahead of their rivals at the tail-end. It was a dominant first half for Rosebud. They scored ten goals to four to take a comfortable lead into the half-time break. Red Hill mounted a comeback in the second half. They managed to hold Rosebud goalless in the final term, but couldn’t quite do…

MPNFL MEN’S DIV ONEMORNINGTON and Sorrento shared the points on Saturday after a frantic final quarter comeback by the Bulldogs.Alexandra Park hosted the match last weekend. It was tight all day long, with less than a goal separating the two sides at the half-time and three-quarter-time breaks. Sorrento took control of the match after the final break, and raced out to a 20-point lead. Mornington had to work hard to get back into the contest, but they proved up for the fight. Three goals in the final six minutes saw Mornington draw level with Sorrento. In the end it finished…

MPNFL MEN’S DIV ONELADDER leaders Dromana fired a warning shot to the rest of the competition by thumping Sorrento at David Macfarlane Reserve on Saturday. Dromana flexed their muscle early with a stunning seven-goals-to-zero opening term. Sorrento weren’t able to recover from their slow start. After a tighter second quarter, Dromana put their foot back on the gas in the second half. They ran out 87 point winners 7.7 (49) to 20.16 (136). Sam Fowler was best-on-ground. He scored six goals to help guide his team to victory. Ethan Johnstone booted four goals. The win leaves Dromana a game clear…

MPNFL MEN’S DIV ONESORRENTO won a thriller against Mt Eliza last weekend to improve their record to 4-1. The Sharks travelled to Emil Madsen Reserve to take on the Redlegs. The two sides were equally matched all day, with the lead standing at just 11 points Sorrento’s way at three-quarter-time.After a tense final term, Sorrento managed to drag themselves over the line. Some accurate goalkicking helped them wrap up a 13.15 (93) to 15.5 (95) win. Leigh Poholke scored four goals for Sorrento. James Brigden, Nicholas Jamieson, James Hallahan, Myles Poholke, and Dylan Clarke were named in their best.Sorrento have…

MPNFL MEN’S DIV ONEMT Eliza picked up a big win over Mornington on ANZAC Day last week. Alexandra Park hosted the ANZAC Day match on Thursday. After a close opening quarter, the Redlegs entered the first break with a 14-point lead. They put their foot on the accelerator in the second term and took a 33-point lead into half-time. Mt Eliza continued to extend their lead as the game went on. They eventually claimed a dominant 81 point victory 7.10 (52) to 19.19 (133). The win put Mt Eliza top of the ladder. They are equal on points with four…

MPNFL MEN’S DIV ONERED Hill came from behind to beat Sorrento in a thriller on Saturday. Sorrento grabbed control of the game early with five goals in the opening quarter on their home turf. They held onto the lead all day, but Red Hill kept themselves in touching distance. In the final term, the Hillmen made their move. A three-goals-to-one last quarter saw Red Hill sneak ahead and grab a thrilling one-point win.Sorrento fell to Red Hill 11.14 (80) to 11.15 (81). Dylan Atkins, Michael Griechen, and Harry Wynn-Pope were named among Red Hill’s best, and Oliver Jackson booted four…

MPNFL DIVISION ONE FRANKSTON YCW has fired a warning shot to the rest of the competition with a big opening round win over Mt Eliza.The Stonecats controlled the game from the outset. They took a five goal lead into the first break, and didn’t let the Redlegs get back into the contest.Frankston YCW went home with a comfortable 45-point win 6.10 (46) to 13.13 (91).Luca Goonan, Lane Meyer, and Darcy Murr were among the Stonecats’ best. Brenton Lambert and Joshua Patullo scored two goals each.Frankston Bombers pipped Langwarrin to open their season with a win last Saturday.Both sides suffered from…

DIVISION ONE FOOTY kicked off on Good Friday with reigning premiers, Dromana, heading to Red Hill. Red Hill ended the 2023 season in seventh place, so looked to be no challenge for the Tigers, but came out blazing in the first quarter. Red Hill kicked 4.1 to just three points by Dromana to take a 22-point lead into quarter time. It was wake up time for Dromana, and they came out firing in the second quarter slotting five majors and keeping Red Hill to a solitary goal, slipping to a three-point lead at the main break.It was the same again…

MPNFL DIVISION ONE DROMANA will cap off a brilliant 2023 season with a grand final appearance. The Tigers have had a brilliant year, losing just once during the home-and-away season. They finished top of the ladder, earning passage directly into the second week of finals. Dromana played Frankston YCW at Rosebud on Saturday, with the winner progressing to the big dance. The Tigers were impressive all day. They defeated Frankston YCW 17.14 (116) to 12.7 (79). Jordan Andrews, Jayden Tooth, Terry Wheeler, Ethan Johnstone, and Billy Quigley were Dromana’s best. Frankston YCW will play Mt Eliza in the preliminary final…