Heathcote's under 17s performed admirably, but lost their semi-final against Leitchville-Gunbowers by 37 points on Sunday.August 27, 2014 3:04am
Heathcote’s Zach Brown handpasses to Vincent Romagnano in the under 17s on Sunday. Photo: Alannah Tobin
On Sunday, Heathcote travelled to Gunbower to play in the first semi-final against Leitchville-Gunbower.
It was another final in which the opposition had the home ground advantage.
After leaving Heathcote at some ungodly hour to make the trip, the Saints arrived in good spirits and looked set to have a good day.
Heathcote jumped out of the blocks early and kicked the first two goals of the game and all was abuzz.
This was to be the only highlight for the boys, as Leitchville-Gunbower took control after quarter-time, kicking five goals to one in the second quarter.
At half-time the Saints had the fire in the belly but could not take it out onto the ground.
Although they tried hard and had a real crack, Leitchville-Gunbower was too strong on the day, defeating Heathcote by37 points, 12.9
Vincent Romagnano really stepped up and tried all day.
Nic Tobin was again a good player, Geoff Delaney continued his good form down back and Josh Formosa and Dillon Hardy ran and tried their guts out.
Overall, the Saints came a long way in 2014, starting the year with 14 players and building to have 21 by the end of the season.
This included a number of boys playing football for the first time, with their youngest player only 13.
The boys should hold their heads high.
Thank you to all the people who helped them enjoy their 2014 season.
Goals, Heathcote: Dylan Davies, Zach Brown, Lachlan Hardy Harely Turner, Vincent Romagnano and Joshua Formosa; Leitchville-Gunbower: Samuel Colvin 4, Hayden Nelson 2, Adam Decicco 2, Edward Behrens, Blake Dye, Keegan Hutchins and Luke Goyne.
Best, Heathcote: Nicholas Tobin, Vincent Romagnano, Joshua Formosa, Geoffrey Delany, Harely Pearce and Justin Ambrosini; Leitchville-Gunbower: Edward Behrens, Hayden West, Jack Dye, Adam Decicco, Samuel Colvin and James Keath.
Shepparton’s March rainfall was negligible and the lowest since the worst years of the last drought.
The Yarrawonga Mulwala B Grade Rams have secured the Des Johnston Shield as WDCA B Grade Two Day Premiers for season 2014/2015 with a crushing win over City Colts.
Two Tatura junior tennis teams played in Grand Finals of the Shepparton and District Junior Tennis Association on Saturday, March 21.
It has been a dry beginning to 2015 for Echuca and surrounding districts.
Four Rochester projects are a step closer to completion.
20th Heritage Day a hit
Great range of entries in both garden and photographic competition.
Finley have now formed their own Local Health Advisory Committee.
Heathcote police have continued to make ground in their fight against illicit drugs with more raids and arrests in the past week.
Cobram Highway Patrol urges care on the roads over the Easter long weekend.
After more than 10 years of planning, the miniature railway at Deniliquin;s Memorial Park will begin operating on Sunday.
Toolamba Primary School student Felix Turnbull is looking forward to seeing his face on new SPC labels that will be on supermarket shelves across the nation.
Benalla streets have come alive with street art. The large painted images adorn some of the town's buildings, creating a spectacular sight.
Discover unbelievable local deals from local businesses every week in the Goulburn and Murray Valley area with Leapon.com.au!
Search properties for sale or rent across North Central Victoria and Southern NSW. Visit your local website for local homes....
Search for published and unpublished photos from McPherson Media Group newspapers and magazines. All our photos are available to purchase.
Place an advertisement in any one of McPherson Media Group's local newspapers.