Evandale returns to winner's circle after beating Tamar

EVANDALE 11.10 (76) d TAMAR CATS 10.12 (72)

EVANDALE bounced back from a shellacking at the hands of Old Scotch last week to cause the upset of the NTFA division 2 round yesterday with a hard- fought four-point win over the Tamar Cats in a thriller at Beauty Point.

Despite being slow out of the blocks in the opening quarter the country Eagles booted six goals in the second to grab the half-time lead.

Only a point separated the two teams at the final change in anyone's game and the Eagles finished the better in a tense final quarter showdown to record a good win.

Tom Chugg and Mitchell Henry both kicked three goals for Evandale with Sam Hughes their best player.

David Wickham continued his impressive goalkicking form with eight for the Cats with Marc Davey their best player.

OLD SCOTCH 33.25 (223) d MEANDER VALLEY 1.6 (12)

OLD Scotch recorded its third- straight win and continued to sweep all oncomers before it with another massive thumping - this time demolishing the Suns to the tune of 211 points.

After unfurling their premiership pennants the reigning premier gave a dominant display against the competition newcomer with Shaun Muller best on ground booting 12 goals for the Thistles.

Tom Allison kicked four to be another good player along with Charles White.

Will Shipp booted the Suns' solitary goal with Russell Whitmore their best contributor.

LILYDALE 19.22 (136) d PERTH 6.10 (46)

LILYDALE got back onto the winner's list with a 90-point victory over Perth at Perth.

Billy Tuckerman booted eight goals for the Demons to be best player on the ground with Michael Murfett kicking four and Brent Hammersley three.

Corey Lockett and Tom Arnold were other good players.

Jarrod Parkinson kicked three goals for the Magpies with Sam Taylor their best player.

ST PATS 22.9 (141) d UNI- MOWBRAY 3.9 (27)

ST PATS broke its Uni- Mowbray home ground hoodoo recording an impressive 114-thrashing of the Eagles in their first victory at the University Oval in several years.

The Saints dominated the contest from the outset and were never challenged in a disappointing performance from Uni.

Lochie Duncombe kicked four goals for the Saints and Dayle O'Neill and James Miller three each with Miller given the nod as best on ground. Damon Howe booted two goals for Uni.

FINGAL VALLEY 11.20 (86) d PROSPECT 11.6 (72)

FINGAL remained the only other undefeated side with Old Scotch after holding off the Prospect Hawks to record a hard- fought 14-point victory in a good game at Prospect.

In a close game all day the Hawks threw everything at the Blues but couldn't get across the line.Cameron Gard was best on ground for Fingal with Drew Bardenhagen and Jonathon Smart other good players. Josh Waldie was the best for the Hawks.


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