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Bombers’ season boosted by big comeback win DIVISION ONE

By Brodie Cowburn FRANKSTON Bombers upset Bonbeach in a thriller at Greg Beck Oval on Saturday. The Bombers had to work hard to secure the four points, overcoming a 25 point half-time deficit. They couldn’t afford to let any of their opportunities slip, claiming victory by scoring nine goals in the second half without a behind. Frankston Bombers ended up winning by just two points 12.3 (75) to 10.13 (73). Ryan Marks-Logan was Frankston’s finest with a three goal performance. Joseph Fisscher impressed for Bonbeach with a three goal effort of his own. Edithvale-Aspendale are finally off the mark in 2021. They won their first game for the season by defeating Pines at Eric Bell Reserve. Edi-Asp held a lead throughout the day, but the contest was close. Heading into the final term the Pythons trailed by five. Pines only managed to kick one goal in the final term. EdithvaleAspendale held their nerve, and ran out 11 point winners 9.5 (59) to 12.8 (80). Nick Carlon, Blake Ross, and Sam

Bulldogs bite Seagulls, Kangaroos keep winning By Brodie Cowburn MORNINGTON’S good start to the 2021 season continued with a win over Chelsea on Saturday. The Seagulls got off to an early lead, taking a 15 point advantage into quarter time. By the half time break, Mornington had grabbed hold of the lead. The Bulldogs led by just two points heading into the final term, but held on

to claim a hard-fought win. Mornington defeated Chelsea 7.9 (51) to 9.7 (61). Jackson Calder kicked three goals for the Bulldogs. Matthew Caine was named best-on-ground. Langwarrin’s undefeated run in 2021 remains intact after a big win over Crib Point. The Kangaroos had little trouble dispatching the Magpies. They ended up winning comfortably 9.8 (62) to 20.12 (132).

Joshua Dormer was one of Langwarrin’s best. He scored three goals on the day. Devon Meadows came from behind in the final quarter to defeat Karingal by six points at Ballam Park Reserve. The Bulls led by seven heading into the final quarter, but were overrun by the impressive Panthers. Tyabb were held scoreless in the first half of what turned into a miserable clash against Somerville on Saturday.

Seaford’s strong start still going in women's division SEWF PREMIER

By Brodie Cowburn SEAFORD’S undefeated start to the 2021 SEWF Premier division season has continued. Seaford took on Frankston at Skybus Stadium on Saturday. The Tigers were absolutely dominant throughout the afternoon. The Dolphins couldn't get near Seaford. They went the whole game without hitting the scoreboard. The final score read Seaford 10.8 (68) to Frankston 0. Lauren Field impressed for Seaford again. She kicked three goals. Tyabb fell short of victory in a hard-fought matchup against Eastern Devils on Friday night. Bunguyan Reserve played host to the two

sides. The Devils got out to an early lead, and held on for the rest of the night. Tyabb ended up losing by just 11 points - 2.6 (18) to 4.5 (29). Sophie Phillips and Claire Burgess were the Yabbies’ goalscorers. At Alexandra Park, Mornington struggled against Coburg Lions. Coburg looked the better side all day. The Bulldogs only hit the scoreboard once in the second half of the match, as the Lions ran away with it. Coburg Lions secured the points with a 3.1 (19) to 10.15 (75) win. Mt Eliza had another tough day, falling to St Kilda Sharks 15.14 (104) to 0.1 (1). Georgia Harris booted six for the Sharks.

NEXT WEEK’S GAMES MPNFL Division One Seniors Saturday 22 May, 2021 Sorrento Vs Frankston Bombers, 2PM – David McFarlane Reserve Mt Eliza Vs Dromana, 2PM – Emil Madsen Reserve Frankston YCW Vs Rosebud, 2PM – John Coburn Oval Bonbeach Vs Pines, 2PM – Oval 1 Bonbeach Recreation Reserve Edithvale-Aspendale Vs Red Hill, 2PM – Regents Park MPNFL Division Two Seniors Saturday 22 May, 2021 Mornington Vs Crib Point, 2PM – Alexandra Park Karingal Vs Seaford, 2PM – Ballam Park Reserve Tyabb Vs Chelsea, 2PM – Bunguyan Reserve Pearcedale Vs Hastings, 2PM – Pearcedale Recreation Reserve Somerville Vs Devon Meadows, 2PM – Somerville Recreation Reserve Langwarrin Vs Rye, 2PM – Lloyd Park

Flying high: Frankston YCW secured their spot on top of the ladder after defeating Red Hill by 29 points. Picture: Craig Barrett

DIVISION TWO

Monaghan were Edithvale-Aspendale’s best. The club celebrated its 100th birthday this week. Sorrento were at their best on Saturday, defeating Dromana is an impressive display. A six goals to zero third term put the game beyond all doubt. Sorrento won by 65 points - 8.8 (56) to 17.19 (121). Nick Corp was best afield, booting four goals for the Sharks. James Hallahan and Shannon Gladman kicked three each. Frankston YCW secured their spot on top of the ladder with a win over Red Hill on Saturday. The Stonecats defeated the Hillmen by 29 points. Mt Eliza scored a good win on the road against Rosebud, winning 9.6 (60) to 11.15 (81).

The result was never in question, as Somerville flexed their muscle against the Yabbies. Somerville won by 133 points 3.1 (19) to 21.26 (152). Somerville’s Ryan Gillis kicked more than double Tyabb’s total on his own. He scored seven majors. Seaford and Hastings rounded out the winner’s list with victories over Pearcedale and Rye respectively.

SEWF Premier Saturday 22 May, 2021 Seaford Vs Mornington, 2PM – Norm Cathie Reserve Sunday 23 May, 2021 Coburg Lions Vs Tyabb, 12PM – Jackson Reserve Eastern Devils Vs St. Kilda Sharks, 2:00PM – Mulgrave Reserve Mt Eliza Vs Frankston, 2PM – Emil Madsen Reserve

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