AFL NAB Under 16 Championships

FORMER Essendon star turned coach, Scott Lucas, was unable to prevent his team from narrowly losing to Vic Metro in round three of the NAB AFL Under-16 Championships.

With nine goal scorers for its 12 goals, Vic Metro was able to scrape in by seven points, 12.6 (78) to 9.11 (65).

William Considine, Lachlan Howes, Jack Billings, Joshua Kelly and Thomas Boyd were among the best for Metro, while the best for Lucas' team were James Tsitas, Aaron Heppell, Darcy Gardiner, Lewis Taylor and Lachlan Channing.

Vic Metro finished second on the division one ladder, with South Australia going back to back  - winning the title - after they defeated Western Australia today by 20 points.

NAB AFL Most Valuable Players:

Vic Metro: Luke McDonald

Vic Country:  James Tsitas 

Round 3:

Vic Metro 12.6 (78) d Vic Country 9.11 (65)
 
Goals
Vic Metro:
Boyd 2, Franetic 2, Christensen 2, Billings, Kennedy-Harris, Conlon, McDonald, Greiser, Bewley. Vic Country: Willsmore 3, McCartney 2, Thomas, Sharp, Taylor, Gardiner.

Best
Vic Metro:
Considine, Howes, Billings, Kelly, Boyd, McDonald, Cooke, Franetic Vic Country: Tsitas, Heppell, Gardiner, Taylor, Channing, Willsmore.

Previous Round Results:

Round 2:

Vic Country 15.8 (98) defeated Western Australia 9.6 (60) 

Goals:

Vic Country: Willsmore 5, Impey 2, Pearson 2, Bourke 2, Tsitas, Mangan, Taylor, McCartney

Western Australia: Martin 2, Acres 2, Dawson, Garstone, Loo, Abbott, Jones 

Best:

Vic Country: Tsitas, Dreher, Willsmore, Leslie, Miller, Taylor

Western Australia: Martin, Chatley, Grescos, Kennedy, Sheed

 South Australia 13.11 (89) defeated Vic Metro 9.5 (59)

Goals:

South Australia: Harvey 3, Wilkie 3, Reynolds 3, Dunstan 2, Combe, Northeast

Vic Metro: Billings 2, Boyd 2, Christensen, Howes, McDonald, Lennon, Edwards 

Best:

South Australia: Dunstan, Combe, Simister, Wilkie, Scharenburg, Wilson, Spina, Evans

Vic Metro: Soccio, Franetic, McDonald, Greiser, Kelly, Boyd

Round 1

Vic Metro 14.13 (97) d Western Australia 11.9 (75)

 

Goals:

Vic metro: M.Hayes 3, J.Billings 3, A.Christensen 2, J.Kennedy-Harris 1, M.Keedle 1, B.Lennon 1, C.Salem 1, D.Erasmus 1, L.McDonald 1.

Western Australia: J.Hogan 3, J.Coniglio 2, S.Garstone 2, P.Dawson 1, B.Acres 1, D.Loo 1, B.Abbott 1.

 

Best:

Vic Metro: B.Lennon, L.McDonald, J.Kennedy-Haris, J.Soccio, W.Maginness, H.Armstrong-Weston Western Australia: J.Martin, D.Sheed, J.Coniglio, S.Garstone, D.Loo

 

 

South Australia 13.13 (91) d Vic Country 13.10 (88)

 

Goals:

South Australia: L.Reynolds 2, C.Wilkie 2, J.Aish 1, L.Dunstan 1, A.Spina 1, D.Hourigan 1, M.Scharenberg 1, R.Dijksman 1, D.Wilson 1, W.Northeast 1, S.Wiech 1.

Vic Country: J.Impey 3, S.Dixon 2, N.Bourke 2, J.Thomas 1, A.Carr 1, R.Norris 1, D.Gardiner 1, C.McCartney 1, J.Tsitas 1.

 

Best:

South Australia: J.Aish, C.Combe, L.Dunstan, T.Dumont, A.Spina, M.Scharenberg, W.Northeast, A.Neal-Bullen, L.Andruszkiewicz Vic Country: A.Hickey, N.Bourke, N.Drummond, D.Gardiner, A.Moloney, J.Tsitas




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