Strathmerton will play Jerilderie in the Picola and District Football League north-west semi-final after winning on Saturday.By Luke McManus
Strathmerton dominated the helpless Rovers from start to finish in its 29.15
After a close opening term, the game was blown wide open after the Bulldogs slammed on eight goals to one in the second quarter to boast a 64-point lead by half-time.
Jose Tejones and Shaun Downie were the major ball winners for Strathmerton, while forward duo Josh Evans (seven) and Adam Laidlaw (five) were unstoppable, joining another nine individual goalkickers on the Bulldogs’ list.
For Deniliquin, it was Marc Braybon with his six goals who gave them a lift.
Three goals each from the Redeyes’ Brody Lumber, Kyel Bain and Brad Todd helped their side to a 18.13
Blighty enjoyed a six-point lead at half-time before breaking the game open with a six-goal-to-one third quarter.
Redeyes’ Alex Hay and Brett Napier starred, while for Berrigan, Jack Mynard and Tim Cooper’s efforts did not go unnoticed.
Saints’ Josh Bozzola booted four goals.
The game was won in the final quarter when Strathmerton extended its 14-point lead at three-quarter-time and overran the Demons.
Strath’s Daniel Cleary was best-on-ground, while teammates’ Shannon Edgar and Tim Devlin each kicked three.
Strathmerton will face Deniliquin in what is a sneak peak to a potential grand final match.
The Saints failed to register a goal in the first and fourth quarters, handing Blighty a 13.7
Bulldogs forwards Michael Norman (four goals) and Ben Littman (three goals) were lively.
Blighty will take on Jerilderie this weekend in the semi-final.
The Demons booted seven unanswered goals, then cruised to a comfortable 15.13
Jerilderie’s Harrison Curtin continued his stellar season in front of goal booting nine.
Facing an 11-point deficit at three-quarter-time, the Hoppers snatched the 10.7
A car was stolen from the Chemist Warehouse carpark in Shepparton on Saturday while the owner was shopping for Christmas presents.
After a tennis career spanning 62 years, of which the last 35 years have been as a coach, Yarrawonga's Jon Coleman is set to retire at the end of 2013.
The recent Kyabram Master Pairs, played over six days with crack sides from near and far, attracted some talented bowlers eager to win the prestige event.
'Suttonsville', a minitature version of Echuca-Moama made out of gingerbread at Moama's Sutton Bakery, has a growing number of admirers.
Three Goornong Fire Brigade firefighters recently completed a CFA course on safety surrounding urban firefighting and using breathing apparatuses.
Kyabram Lawn Tennis Club’s annual junior singles tournament again attracted good numbers from across the district.
But have opponents given up the fight?
Tocumwal Pre-School students are proudly flying their KITE at the Tocumwal Lions Community Hostel.
Tooborac Fire Brigade visited Tooborac Primary School last Tuesday to help the school complete its bushfire emergency management plan.
Residents urged to renew fruit fly baits to support local orchards.
A Korean company has a proposal with the NSW Government to built a $90 million ethanol plant in Deniliquin.
SPC Ardmona, is sending eight containers loaded with $250,000 of fruit and vegetables to cyclone ravaged Philippines.
The hunt is on for a buyer for Benalla and Mansfield Toyota after the business went into receivership last fortnight.
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