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nior oval and velo-
drome played host
to the first round of
finals for the Cen-
tral Gippsland Junior
Football League on
Six of the 12 matches
were played in Leongatha,
five of those involving Leon-
The Leongatha Junior
Football Club did an outstand-
ing job in not only fielding
five football teams but also
making sure the ground was
in top condition and catering
went off smoothly.
It was a successful day on
and off the field for Leongatha
with four wins out of five on
the football field while off the
field an army of helpers made
sure the day was perfect for
In the Under 10 contests
Leongatha Green took out the
qualifying final over Mirboo
North 1.1.7 with Green going
straight to a preliminary final.
In the Under 12’s Leon-
gatha Gold lost its qualifying
final against Trafalgar and
will now contest a semi-final
Mirboo North bowed out
in the elimination final to
In the other qualifying
final Leongatha Green tri-
umphed and will go straight
to the preliminary final after
defeating Hill End and Grove
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Leongatha Green 2.3.15
Mirboo North 1.1.7
Green goals: W. Brown 2.
Best: W. Brown, Z. Lamers,
J. Brown, B. Robb, E. Pitts, B.
Mirboo North goals: M. Woodall 1.
Best: L. Mitchell, J. Chila, M. Wood-
all, A. Woodall, C. Snell, S. Bradley.
Leongatha Gold 1.4.10
Trafalgar goals: J. Angus 2, H. Ken-
ny 1, J. Makepeace 1, R. Thomas
Best: H. Kenny, B. Humphrey, T.
Robertson, M. Treadwell, C. Nash.
Gold goals: N. Beavis 1.
Best: B. Peace, J. Wight, K. Scrim-
shaw, M. McGannon, M. Harry, X.
Newborough Blues 3.5.23
Mirboo North 2.3.15
Newborough goals: N. Wheildon 2,
T. Griffiths 1.
Best: N. Wheildon, J. Rogers, M.
Wallace, T. Griffiths, B. Jeffs, L.
Mirboo North goals: W. Lewis 1, J.
Best: M. Hosie, Q. O’Kane, D. Buis-
sink, A. O’Loughlin, C. Westbury, J.
Leongatha Green 6.8.44
Hill End & Grove 3.5.23
Green goals: J. Burns 4, J. Clark 1,
L. VanderZalm 1.
Best: T. Cumming, J. Burns, Z.
Scholz, M. Burggraaff, L. Marsh-
man, T. Hanily.
Hill End & Grove Rovers goals: R.
Cumiskey 2, J. Balfour 1.
Best: T. Blackshaw, I. Kondo, J.
Balfour, M. McInnes, L. Coulter, R.
Morwell Navy 6.3.39
Mirboo North 5.5.35
Morwell Navy goals: J. Monacella
2, N. Noblett 2, B. Gillespie 1, D.
Best: J. Cooke, C. Blewett, L. Thorp,
B. Gillespie, P. Carte, N. Noblett.
Mirboo North goals: T. Eden 1, P.
Lewis 1, M. Porykali 1, G. Hart 1,
J. Carnes 1.
Best: T. Eden, J. Carnes, A. Hether-
ington-Vale, G. Hart, J. Hillman.
Leongatha Gold 7.5.47
Newborough Reds 3.8.26
Gold goals: F. Materia 2, J. Wrigley
1, R. Patterson 1, C. Michael 1, T.
Burt 1, N. Beavis 1.
Best: A. Battersby, R. Giliam, F. Ma-
teria, R. Patterson, D. Sturtevant, C.
Newborough Reds goals: J. Puddy
1, S. Palis 1, H. Molesworth 1.
Best: H. Molesworth, S. Potts, W.
Hester, C. Blackshaw, R. Demczuk,
Leongatha Green 4.7.31
Hill End & Grove 4.1.25
Green goals: M. McGrath 2, Z.
Scholz 1, E. Lamers 1.
Best: K. Clarkson, T. McRae, S.
Coleman, R. Kemp, M. McGrath,
Hill End & Grove Rovers goals: E.
Wicking 3, C. Tumino 1.
Best: B. Paul, B. Turra, C. Tumino,
R. Dyke, J. Balfour, K. Kondo.
wak and Wonthaggi
took out the premier-
ship in their respec-
tive Under 12 and
Under 14 age groups
on Sunday, August 7
in the Alberton junior
grand finals played at
The Sea Eagles were
too strong for the gallant
Giants in the Under 12’s
contest, scoring 8.4.52 to
defeat Korumburra Bena
In the Under 14’s it
was Wonthaggi Power that
won the day in what was
anticipated to be a closely
contested match between
two sides which have been
dominating the tops spots
on the ladder all year.
But it was the Power
successful by 13 points
over Phillip Island; the
final scores Wonthaggi
Power 4.5 .29 to Phillip Is-
The match was a lot
closer than the scores
indicated and had the Is-
land been more accurate it
would have gone down to
We did it: Wonthaggi Power celebrates its great win in the Under 14 Alberton grand final over Phillip Island.
Winners are grinners: Inverloch Kongwak Under
12’s coach Allister Scott, middle, pictured sharing
the spoils with co-captains, Jack Butcher, left, and
Joe Soumilas, right. Joe also won “best on” for the
Well done boys: the successful Inverloch Kongwak Under 12 team that claimed the premiership on
Sunday at Cowes.
win junior flags
Leongatha hosts junior football finals
Draw for semi finals
Finals - Week 2
SUNDAY 14th August 2016
Hill End Games
U10 - Hill End V Trafalgar (Semi Final) 10.45am
U12 - Hill End V Moe Maroons (Semi Final) 11.45am
U14 - Mirboo North v Leongatha Green (Semi Final) 1.00pm
Moe Racecourse Games
U10 - Morwell Royal V Mirboo North (Semi Final) 10.45am
U12 - Leongatha Gold V Newborough Blues (Semi Final) 11.45am
U14 - Yinnar V Leongatha Gold (Semi Final) 1.00pm
In the Under 14’s contests
Mirboo North lost by just four
points in its qualifying final to
Morwell Navy and will now
have to get through the semis.
Leongatha featured in
both elimination finals and
both were victorious, Gold
defeated Newborough Reds
while Green beat Hill End and
• Central Gippsland Junior Football League
• Alberton Junior Football League
Determined: Bailey Dunn kicks the ball forward
while Ethan Lamers looks on.
Ball magnet: Cade James gathers for Leongatha again. Also pictured are the
Parrots’ Colby Michael and Hayden Kewming watching on.
Quick kick: Hayden Martin gets boot to ball for the Parrots.
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