A match with an interesting scoreline ended with a win for the Rovers thirds on Saturday.July 15, 2014 4:00am
The Deni Rovers thirds held on to win a tight game against Mathoura on Saturday.
In a rare occurence, the Timbercutters went goalless for the entire first half before the Rovers did the same thing in the second half.
The Rovers kicked two goals in the first quarter to be leading by 14 points at the first break, before slamming on four more in the second for a handy 41-point half-time buffer.
Nothing seemed to go their way after that, however, registering just 0.3 in the third quarter while the ‘Cutters kicked three goals to cut the margin back to 18 points.
Another three behinds was all Deni could muster, but the determined Roos successfully held off the home side to win by six points, 6.15 (51) to 6.9 (45).
Caleb Weir, Logan Ives, Jack Gallagher (two goals) and Anthony Street were the Rovers best, while Jayme Glanvill finished with two majors.
For Mathoura, Chris Wilson and Daniel Kirby kicked two goals each, while James Eddy, Jaydan Turner and Jackson Lowry were the best.
The Rovers fourths scored another big win, 17.16 (118) to nil.
The Roos had nine individual goalkickers, but Riley Norris was the focal point up with a bag of five.
After jumping out of the gates with 4.7, the Rovers piled on five more goals to hold a 66-point lead at half-time.
A further three goals in the third and then five in the last saw the Roos record their 13th straight win of the season.
Hard-working midfielder Nick Hay was rewarded with three goals and was one of the best players on the field alongside Jamie Gray and Tom Bradford.
Blair Sartore and Reece Hussey continued their good form in front of the big sticks, kicking two goals each, while Tom Blake battled hard all game.
Mathoura was best served by Joel Pearson, Tye Haywood, Wesley Clarke and Dj Miller.
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