U16 Country & Metro Carnival results: Rd 1
The start of the TAC Cup U18 season has also seen the U16 teams take to the field over the last week.
The U16 teams from the six metropolitan-based TAC Cup clubs played off in a triple-header at Rams Arena on Tuesday, with the Calder Cannons, Sandringham Dragons and Oakleigh Chargers emerging victorious.
They joined Bendigo Pioneers, Dandenong Stingrays and North Ballarat Rebels as U16 winners, after the country teams all played as curtain-raiser games to Round 1 TAC Cup U18 matches last weekend.
See full match details and team lists below.
Round 2 of the country carnival will take place at QEO in Bendigo this Friday, with Bendigo Pioneers v Gippsland Power (11:30am), Dandenong Stingrays v North Ballarat Rebels (1.30pm) and Murray Bushrangers v Geelong Falcons (3.30pm).
Round 2 of the metro carnival will take place at Marie Wallace Bayswater Oval, Bayswater on Tuesday April 5 with Eastern Ranges vs Northern Knights at 10am, Western Jets vs Sandringham Dragons at 12.10pm and Oakleigh Chargers vs Calder Cannons at 2.20pm.
ROUND 1 METRO
CALDER CANNONS 8.9 (57) def WESTERN JETS 6.10 (46)
Calder: Tom Pound 2, Curtis Taylor, Ismail Moussa, Dean Xuereb, Campbell Barton, Nicholas Walsh, Tye Browning
Western: Owen King 2, Jaksyn Grant 2, Buku Khamis, Hamish murphy
Calder: Patrick Mahoney, Jack Bytel, Shane Skidmore, Lachlan Sholl, Sam Graham
Western: Stefan Radovanovic, Xavier O'Halloran, David Fruzcalzo, Zak Butters, Jake Hazik
SANDRINGHAM DRAGONS 13.10 (88) def EASTERN RANGES 3.7 (25)
Sandringham: Jake Turner 3, Max King 2, Will Kennedy 2, Jack Denborough, Nick Stamatis, Bailey Smith, Ben King, Dean Bradley, Alistair Richards
Eastern: Mitchell Perry, Ryan Einsporn, Joshua Hopkins
Sandringham: Max King, Ben King, Nick Stamatis, Bailey Smith, David Seager
Eastern: Kye Quirk, Jacob Aitchison, Harvey Chinn, Mitchell Perry, Steven Kapahnke
OAKLEIGH CHARGERS 13.11 (89) def NORTHERN KNIGHTS 8.7 (55)
Oakleigh: Matt Pressuito 4, Jake Gasper 2, Sam Harte 2, James Rowbottom, Karl Wise, Will Golds, Charlie Whitehead, Zac Heart
Northern: Thomas Hallebone 3, Rupert Azzopardi, Patrick Dellarolla, Aaron Luber, Joseph Ciranna, Matthew McLellan
Oakleigh: Sam Harte, Charlie Whitehead, James Rowbottom, Joseph Ayton-Delaney, Matt Warren
Northern: Patrick Dellarocca, Joseph Ciranna, Blake Murphy, Braedyn Gillard, Kane Veliou
ROUND 1 COUNTRY
Murray Bushrangers 2.0 3.3 4.4 6.5 (41)
Bendigo Pioneers 3.2 4.5 9.6 11.10 (76)
Murray: Garoni, Clarke, Quinn, Pigatto, Blackey-Dow, Adams
Bendigo: Atley, Williams, Goodwin, Wheeler, J Grace, Chisholm
Murray: Garoni 5, Barzen
Bendigo: Goodwin 3, Marciano 2, Holt 2, Lawson, Chisholm, Chester, Woods
Gippsland Power 2.1 4.6 6.6 6.6 (42)
Dandenong Stingrays 1.2 1.5 5.7 8.8 (56)
Gippsland: Taylor, Patterson, Allman, Beck, Duursma, Motton
Dandenong: Bayne, Briggs, Riordan, Bitters, McDonnell, Ellison
Gippsland: Wykes 2, Allman, Garnham, McFarland, Mosquito
Dandenong: Bayne 2, Bowman 2, Young, Nanscawen, Ellison, Bitters
Geelong Falcons 2.4 3.7 4.9 8.11 (59)
North Ballarat Rebels 2.1 5.2 8.3 10.4 (64)
Geelong: Handley, Tanis, Walsh, Mongelli, Campi, Brownless
North Ballarat: Bull, Carlin, Schnerring, Lohmann, Hill, Chatfield
Geelong: Brownless 4, Cartledge, Fenton, Allen, Cunningham
North Ballarat: Hill 2, Chatfield, Dawson, Hopper, Anderson, Hawkins, Antonio, Schnerring, Bull
Click the documents below for the U16 team lists.