Qualifying Final - Team & Latest News

Fri 26th of August at 9:35 am Image

We booked second spot on the ladder and a clash with Greensborough in the qualifying final after an easy win over Lower Plenty last week.

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However, victory came at a cost with Lucas Hobbs, Reece Geary and Joel Kidd succumbing to injuries. The good news is that Jack Langford is back from Essendon’s VFL side while Anthony Doherty and Brad Leggett return after being spelled last week. It should be a cracking game against our old rivals at Preston City Oval – a win puts us in the second semi-final against Heidelberg next week while a loss means we are in a cut-throat first semi-final against Bundoora or Northcote Park.

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NETBALL
In what we hope is an omen, our netball team downed Greensborough 28-23 in last week’s semi-final and are through to the preliminary final tonight. We take on Watsonia at 6.30pm at Parade College so get along and support the girls!

JUNIOR CLUB NEWS
Good luck to the under-15’s who will play in the Grand Final against Warrandyte on Sunday at 1pm. The game is at Victoria Park, Kew. Well done to Bailey Grioli who won the Yarra Junior Football League’ Colts 2 best and fairest. Bailey also made the YJFL Colts Team of the Year, along with Kurt Manuel who has played under-19s football for us and has a bright future. Macleod’s Brae Morgan made it a club quinella by finishing second to Bailey in the best and fairest.

VALE IAN WALL
The club extends its sympathy to life member Janine Howell and her family following the recent passing on her father Ian Wall.

CLUB APPAREL
We have a big range of new club apparel including the must-have premiership collection. See Glenys Schubert.

SENIORS v Greensborough @ Preston City Oval, 2.10pm
B: Seivers, O’Brien, Shaw
HB: J. White, Leggett, Henkel
C: Schubert, Paynter, McKeown
HF: Martin, Clark, A. Doherty
F: Lynch, R. Brandt, Corr
R: Long, Totino, L. Brandt
IC: Jack Langford, S. Doherty, Bianchin, Yarwood