Provided by SFL League Management
AFTER its slow start to the season, New Norfolk has done a complete turnaround, chalking up its third victory in a row on Saturday with a win over Dodges Ferry at Boyer Oval. Once the Eagle machine got going the Sharks didn’t stand a chance against.
From the opening siren to the final one, the Eagles had this game in the bag. They weren’t stopping for anything. The Eagles finished the first quarter three goals ahead and the margin only widened from there.
By the end of the third quarter the Eagles were nine goals ahead. Dodges Ferry managed to kick five goals in the final term but New Norfolk pushed that little bit harder to finish with a six-goal margin.
For the Sharks Brad Jackson and Brent Dolliver finished with two goals each, while on the Eagles' ledger Ben Lovell, Nick Clayton and Clinton Curtain managed to score three goals each.
In the Reserves game New Norfolk came out with a 25 point win, while in the Under 18s Dodges Ferry started the day with a huge 63 point win.
New Norfolk 5.2 (32) 9.5 (59) 15.7 (97) 17.9 (111)
Dodges Ferry 2.1 (13) 4.2 (26) 6.2 (38) 11.3 (69)
Goals - New Norfolk: B. Lovell 3, N. Clayton 3, C. Curtain 3, J. Van-Lierop 2, M. Thompson 2, J. Wigg 2, J. Campbell, N. Santi; Dodges Ferry: B. Jackson 2, B. Dolliver 2, N. Malone, M. Young, A. Addicoat, L. Edwards, J. Young, H. Davis, H. Duncan.
Best - New Norfolk: J. Gunther, J. Wigg, N. Eiszele, B. Wardlaw, N. Clayton, B. Lovell; Dodges Ferry: B. Jackson, L. Murphy, J. White, J. Young, M. Young, A. Addicoat.
New Norfolk 2.1 (13) 4.4 (28) 8.4 (52) 12.9 (81)
Dodges Ferry 1.7 (13) 2.10 (22) 5.13 (43) 7.14 (56)
Best - New Norfolk: J. Wallner 6, T. Triffett 2, K. Walker 2, D. Triffett, A. Minchin; Dodges Ferry: J. Brosnan 2, A. Meredith 2, W. Rose, J. Wilson, J. Langfeldt.
Best - New Norfolk: T. Triffett, J. Wallner, A. Triffitt, D. Triffett, A. Minchin, J. Hill; Dodges Ferry: W. Doyle, J. Wilson, T. Howells, B. Barlow, A. Meredith, M. Hammer.
Dodges Ferry 12.11 (83) d New Norfolk 3.2 (20)
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Claremont 17.15 (117) d Huonville 10.12 (72)
The reigning premiers showed their strength as they defeated the Lions in a fairly heated contest. In the Reserves the Magpies prevailed with Ricky Martin kicking five goals, and in the Under 18s Claremont came out on top with a margin 86 points this time, leaving a despondent Lions Colts team to make its way back to Huonville.
Lindisfarne 19.21 (135) d Hobart 7.9 (51)
The Two Blues once again proved they are the team to beat this season as they have now successfully defeated every other team. Lindisfarne took about five minutes to warm up on Saturday, but after that it had the game in the bag and defeated the third-placed Tigers by 84 points. In the Reserves Lindisfarne finished with a 91-point win over the Tigers, with an outstanding effort by Jack Bromfield who managed to kick nine of the 22 goals. In the Under 18s Lindisfarne came out on top by 66 points.
Cygnet 16.17 (113) d Sorell 13.11 (89)
Sorell remains anchored on the bottom of the ladder after losing to Cygnet on Saturday. Cygnet took out the Reserves by 16 points, while Southern Storm prevailed over Brighton Robins in the Under 18 variation fixture.