Winless Round 2 for U16 teams
Both Vic Country and Vic Metro suffered close defeats in Round 2 of the NAB AFL U16 Championships.
Despite trailing by 20 points at three quarter time, Vic Metro fought back to tie the scores to push the game into a golden score battle. After four minutes, a behind to SA won them the game.
Vic Country led by one point at quarter time in its clash with WA, but it ws the only time they led all match. A run of six straight goals from late in the second term to midway through the third term set up the win for WA, as they led by as much as 30 points.
Vic Country fought back to kick the last three goals of the game, but time ran out as WA won by six points.
WA 2.2 5.3 9.5 10.6 66
Vic Country 2.3 4.4 6.4 9.6 60
GOALS: Ben Ainsworth 3, Josh battle 3, Luke Dalmau 1, Jy Simpkin 1, Kyden Jarvis 1
BEST: Sam White, Will Brodie, Jarrod Berry, Sean Darcy, Jarrod Korewha, Jy Simpkin
Leading disposals: Simpkin 22d, 6 marks; Berry 21d; Brodie 21d, 6 I50; Renooy 15d, 5 R50; Ainsworth 15d, 4 I50; Atley 14d.
SA 1.4 4.7 8.12 9.13 67
Vic Metro 1.1 4.3 6.4 10.6 66
GOALS: Hamish Brayshaw 4, Luke Bunker 2, Cory Lyons 1, Taylin Duman 1, Jack Scrimshaw 1
BEST: Andrew McGrath, Hamish Brayshaw, Luke Bunker, Jack Scrimshaw, Xavier Jordon, Dylan Clarke
Leading disposals: McGrath 24d, 11 tackles; Clarke 23 d, 8 marks; Scrimshaw 23 d, 7 marks; Bunker 23d, 12 tackles; Jordan 20d, 7 marks.
Friday July 11, 11:45am
Vic Metro vs Vic Country
CLICK HERE to view the Vic Country Round 1 result
CLICK HERE to view the Vic Metro Round 1 result