Barooga seniors sixth on Murray Football Netball League ladder after morale-boosting win at home over Moama.LAURA HURLEY July 9, 2014 3:47am
Barooga’s seniors have ended a four-game losing streak with a win over Moama on Saturday at Barooga Recreation Reserve.
The victory has moved Barooga into the top six on the Murray Football League ladder.
Scores were level at quarter-time, but the Hawks were ahead at every other change and finished with 12.10 (82) to Moama’s 8.10 (58).
Coach Leigh Ramsdale said the win was a good boost for the players’ morale.
‘‘It was a good result, we’ve had a tough month,’’ Ramsdale said.
‘‘It’s a good win for us.’’
With a bye this weekend before facing Cobram on Saturday, July 19, Ramsdale said the break would be a good opportunity for the Hawks to rest and recuperate, as well as gather confidence.
Cobram has yet to win a match this season.
Ramsdale is confident the bye will also allow some key players to return from injury.
‘‘The last few weeks were wearing the boys down a bit,’’ he said.
‘‘The weekend was a good experience after struggling for the past month.’’
Marcus Smith booted three goals for the home side and was voted best on ground for his efforts.
Dylan Brooks and returning ruckman James Philpot were also prominent.
Tyler Jones kicked five of Moama’s eight goals, while Rhys Archard, Time Scadden and Brett Godfrey also gave good performances for the Magpies.
While the win has put Barooga into finals contention, Moama has now dropped to eighth on the ladder.
The home side’s Al Corry helped himself to six goals and Matt Brown booted five in the 21.18 (144) to 5.3 (33) win.
Despite the final scoreline, it was an improved performance for the Tigers, who went goalless against Moama the previous week.
John Lucas, Nick Hoban and Darcy McCormack were Cobram’s best.
Police are asking for witnesses to an assault in a Shepparton car park this week to come forward with information.
Tungamah came up against Katandra on a windy but sunny day on Sunday at the Bear Pit.
Tatura will be abuzz this Saturday, May 2, when buyers, residents and from elsewhere, descend on the town for Tatura Community House’s ‘Monster Garage Sale’.
Police and CFA are investigating the cause of a house fire which gutted a Leitchville home yesterday.
Rochester’s female business heads met Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh on Thursday to discuss businesses and community issues in the district.
Alicia White hits 300 game milestone
Here's a chance to see an expert in action.
Although Tocumwal's Dan Ryan is in Nepal, he was not in the path of the disastrous earthquake.
Devastating storms in NSW last week saw SES volunteers from across the district pitch in to help out.
Young and old gathered at the Katamatite War Memorial on April 22 in a special Anzac service to mark the centenary of Australian troops landing at Anzac Cove.
The first round of Deniliquin Netball Association’s winter competition on Saturday brought warm weather and eager netballers.
The University of Melbourne’s 2000 ha rural property at Dookie will be profitable and serve an important role as a teaching and research site, the new farm committee chairman said.
91-yr-old Josephine De Fazio couldn't believe it when she dug up a 7.5 kg sweet potato from her Benalla veggie patch.
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.