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Avenel's senior football side conquers atrocious conditions.

CHALPAT SONTI June 19, 2014 3:17am

Avenel's Kayd Paine and his Girgarre opponent are going to have to climb out of the mud to get to this ball in the under-18 game.


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The term ‘‘eight-point’’ game might be overused at times, but that is surely what Avenel faces on Saturday.

The Swans warmed up for the crunch clash with Lancaster with a 21-point victory in a slog fest at Girgarre on Saturday.

Player-coach Cameron Gillett described the conditions best.

‘‘When we got there there was about six inches of water on the ground and it was heavy and boggy right through,’’ he said.

‘‘It wasn’t a day anyone could show any high level of skill, it was just hard contested footy and which side wanted to win it more.’’

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