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SEPTEMBER 26, 2012

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THIS ONE’S FOR SHAUN CHRIS HOPKINS

BILL HAEBICH AND JANE NATHAN ARE HITTING BACK AGAINST THE LOSS OF BOROONDARA’S SQUASH COURTS

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INSIDE THE HISTORY WARS The National Trust and Heritage Victoria square off in a battle to save a century-old garage ■ PAGE 3

YOUNG GUN While other 18-year-old uni students are at the pub, Jacob Rodrigo is campaigning for a seat on Boroondara council ■ PAGE 7

OVER THE FENCE Hawthorn’s Anna Koren and Caroline Silk share much more than the same street ■ PAGE 16

BEST-ON-GROUND Jeff Gobbels boots the ball under pressure, driving the Balwyn Tigers towards an emotional victory over Vermont in the Eastern Football League grand final on Saturday. The Tigers, wearing black arm bands for the match, dedicated their 26-point win at Bayswater Oval to their late teammate, Shaun Bergin, who passed away after an on-field accident in last year’s finals series. ■ REPORT P23

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The retiring principal of Balwyn Primary School, ELYSE O’BRIEN, believes resilience is just as important as the other three Rs. A knowledge of Mandarin Chinese doesn’t hurt, either

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e just laugh when we hear the federal government talk about giving schools autonomy and making our teaching the best in the region. State schools have been doing that for years. Balwyn Primary School started in 1868. How the parents set up the school is similar to how it is run today. They wanted the best for their children. They wanted a concert and a lovely afternoon tea. The school still has that, and we also make sure the quality of our teaching and learning is at its highest. Our school motto is Aim High, which suits me very well. I am the first female principal in over 100 years at this school. I started in 1994, term four. Our population is very mobile compared with other schools. In the last three years, our prep intake has increased from 37 to 65 and is likely to be 75 next year. We have a lovely new building, paid for by the Rudd government, but we will definitely need another portable classroom. Only about 40 per cent of those who start in prep go through to grade 6, and we have a lot of students coming in grade 5 and 6 because they want to get into Balwyn High; that is a great draw to the area. We have people from Taiwan, Singapore, and we are getting more from mainland China. We have 45 per cent non-English speakers at home. It is up and down with mobility, which is why we have a very strong social program – we actually teach getting-along skills such as persistence, confidence,

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organisation and resilience. We aim to get 100 per cent of kids to camps, as we have some children who have never seen the ocean before. At the start of the year we introduced Mandarin and in three terms it is amazing what our new teacher has done. Choosing Mandarin was a school community decision. Our school council said: ‘‘That is the way Australia will be, so let’s make sure

our children learn the language and are prepared for future business opportunities.’’ I still think being a principal is a wonderful job – I don’t understand why people are reluctant to do it. Perhaps they have seen the workload. Some have seen the emotional toll it can take. You can’t please everyone; you have to make hard decisions at times.

PROFILE ELYSE O’BRIEN WHAT I LOVE ABOUT BALWYN: The parents are very supportive. They volunteer and bring their expertise to the school. WHAT I’D CHANGE: Traffic has increased so much in the past five years, and it’s never worse than on a wet Friday afternoon.


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Century-old garage sparks heritage wars BY ALISON BARCLAY abarclay@mmpgroup.com.au

THE National Trust and Heritage Victoria are facing off over a 100-year-old garage, with the trust demanding to know why HV gave the owner a permit to build a fivestorey block of flats on the site. Built in 1912 and known as the Hawthorn Motor Garage, the building at 735 Glenferrie Road was approved by HV in May for inclusion

on the Victorian Heritage Register. HV then issued owner Peter May a planning permit for an extension with 15 flats and a car-stacker at the rear. But Boroondara councillors last week unanimously voted to reject the proposal, calling it ‘‘too big, too much’’ and in breach of a covenant on the site. The garage is next door to Toolangi mansion, which was saved last year when the Victorian Civil and

Administrative Tribunal refused to let it be razed and replaced with flats. RL understands Mr May is negotiating to buy Toolangi, which reverted to an earlier owner this year when Virgon Constructions failed to complete a $4 million contract of sale after the VCAT decision. The trust’s conservation senior manager Paul Roser, told RL he had lodged a freedom of information request to find out why HV had so quickly issued a permit. ‘‘The key

problem here is that there is no third-party right of appeal. If there were, we could go to VCAT or the relevant tribunal. But that avenue is not open to us because of the Heritage Act. We have to do FoI to see what the logic is,’’ he said. Councillors rejected the proposal on five grounds, including insufficient parking and unreasonable effect on nearby houses. ‘‘It is too big ... It asks for too many waivers,’’ Cr Phillip Healey said.

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ROBOTS RULE SWINBURNE University engineering students couldn’t have wished for better programming – for the second year in a row, they won a university robotics competition hosted by their home campus. Brett Ryan (pictured) came from Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand, armed with his creation, ‘‘pwnBot’’, for the National Instruments Autonomous Robotics Competition held in Hawthorn on September 21. In the contest, which drew 17 entrants from Australia and New Zealand, robots were judged on their ability to navigate an obstacle-filled arena for the $3000 top prize. And proving that looks and brains are not mutually exclusive, the $500 prize for bestlooking robot was awarded to Newcastle University’s entry.

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VOX POP ARE THERE ENOUGH KINDERGARTEN PLACES IN BOROONDARA? CAS COOMANS, 38, Burwood I don’t think there are enough to service everyone. With the new universal access that’s been introduced by the government, I think three-year-olds are really missing out.

KYM LEON, 43, Canterbury I think so. We had a choice of about five or six that we could have gone to. The preferences are there now.

LOUISE BRULLO, 71, Kew I think there are. I’ve heard no complaints about it.

LOCALSAY Have you had difficulty finding a kindergarten placement? EMAIL US yoursay@fairfaxmedia.com.au ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ●

BRIEFS ■ OPEN HOUSES Six Robin Boyd houses will open on October 7, 10am–4pm. Mary Featherston will talk about living in Featherston House on October 1 at 6pm, at the Robin Boyd Foundation, Walsh Street, South Yarra. Bookings essential: robinboyd.org.au.

STEVE LIGHTFOOT

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Friendly fire for Solway ward BY ALISON BARCLAY abarclay@mmpgroup.com.au

■ PIANO RECITAL Andrea Goldsworthy, pianist, writer and Seraphim Trio member, will read passages from her memoir, Piano Lessons, and perform music. At Kew Court House, October 21 at 2pm. Bookings: 8683 5500 or boroondara.vic.gov.au. ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ●

PRESSURE POINT: Tram punctuality has languished in August figures. The number 16 was the worst performing route with only 62.8 per cent of services arriving within five minutes of their timetable. The best was the number 70, which met its timetable 73.4 per cent of the time. Source: Public Transport Victoria

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CAMPAIGNING: Roslyn Kelleher outside her Glen Iris home

SEPTEMBER 26, 2012

A Labor Party showdown is looming in Boroondara’s Solway ward, with an ALP office-bearer who supported incumbent councillor Kevin Chow’s run for council in 2008 set to stand against him in next month’s election. Dr Roslyn Kelleher, vice-president of the ALP’s Glen Iris branch, says there is no ill feeling between her and Cr Chow, and her aim is to improve women’s representation in Boroondara, which currently has just one female councillor. The ALP does not endorse council candidates or pay for any part of their campaigns, so ALP members must stand as independents. Dr Kelleher and her husband, former Burwood MP Bob Stensholt, are known to be long-time friends of Cr Chow, who in 2009 was listed as assistant secretary of the ALP’s Malvern branch. ‘‘ It isn’t so much that I am running

in opposition to Kevin; I am running in an effort to get more women on to council. There isn’t any bad will between us.’’ Asked if he had sought his former mentor’s support this time, Cr Chow said: ‘‘I don’t think it’s fair to ask him to support me when his wife is running.’’ Dr Kelleher was recently deputy secretary in the Department of Justice, responsible for police, prisons and emergency services. In a leaflet delivered to Ashburton and Glen Iris residents she mentions her PhD thesis on the formation of the Liberal Party but not her ALP membership. Dr Kelleher said her thesis focused on the Australian National Women’s League, ‘‘an extraordinarily powerful organisation. What fascinated me was the way in which a women’s league was able to influence political outcomes.’’ Her husband’s tip for her election campaign is to ‘‘get out there and be noticed’’.


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Tigers are squashed out of play BY ALISON BARCLAY abarclay@mmpgroup.com.au

MEMBERS of the Tuesday Tigers squash group are hitting back against the loss of Boroondara’s public courts, four of which were bulldozed this year with no replacements planned. Tigers founder Jane Nathan said that with squash increasingly confined to private clubs, children, parents and casual players were denied

the chance to learn and play. ‘‘Private enterprise is not going to build squash courts. The land is too valuable. Council needs to provide them or our children won’t be able to participate in squash.’’ A council study has found that even with the loss of four courts at the old Hawthorn Aquatic and Leisure Centre there were 62 public and private courts within 12 kilometres of HALC, enough to meet demand. The report says that with squash vis-

its down by 5000 in two years there is ‘‘insufficient evidence at this stage’’ to warrant council’s spending up to $750,000 apiece on new courts. The HALC redevelopment will not include courts. Some adult players moved to the private Club Hawthorn, but the presence of poker machines and alcohol made it unsuitable for children and school groups, Tigers player Jen Slater said.

BRIEFS ■ CLEVER GIRLS For the sixth consecutive year, Korowa Anglican Girls School students have won a place in the National Youth Science Forum, a gathering of the brightest science students. Year 11 girls Georgia Dillon, Grace Johnson, Annapurani Kumar and Eleine Wu will attend the forum in Canberra and Perth in January.

‘‘There were heaps of schoolkids who used to come the courts at HALC. (Council officers) said it was a dying sport. I think they are killing it,’’ Ms Slater said. Councillor Coral Ross moved a motion, unanimously passed, asking council officers to monitor local squash court use during the next 12 months and, if demand was strong, consider developing new courts in partnership with private clubs.

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Chasing a good cause TREASURE hunts are great fun in their own right, but a treasure hunt for a worthwhile cause offers a special reward for participants. Chase the Cache, is such a treasure hunt. Using GPS units and their wits, about 50 teams of four will search for hidden treasure in the harbourside precinct on October 14 to raise funds for youth mentoring organisation Big Brothers Big Sisters. Hawthorn resident Cameron Stirling, 41, and his ‘‘mentee’’, Shannon, 16, will take part in the community event, now in its second year. Stirling, was teamed with Shannon four years ago to provide a much-needed role model in the youngster’s life. ‘‘I was fortunate in having strong role models while growing up – not everyone is so lucky,’’ he said. Details: visit: facebook.com/ chasethecache

■ ON SONG Students from Camberwell Grammar Junior School, Hartwell Primary School and Solway Primary School, Ashburton, will join Music: Count Us In on November 1, when pupils from thousands of schools around the country will sing the same song, on the same day, at the same time (12.30pm) to raise the profile of music in schools. ■ TELSTRA GRANT Camberwell Primary School will fit out a kitchen with a $1200 Telstra Kids Fund grant. Since 2002, the fund has donated $7.4 million to 6273 projects. ■ AMAZING RACE If you’re aged 15-25, join the fun of a scavenger hunt around Boroondara in the Green City Dash on October 20, 10am-3pm, run by Ashburton’s Craig Family Centre. Details: craigfc.org.au.

TREASURE HUNTERS: Cameron Stirling and Shannon will be chasing the cache next month

■ HISTORY GRANTS History-making grants of up to $15,000 are available to Boroondara community groups including schools, specialinterest groups and sports clubs for projects such as exhibitions, publications, oral histories and preservation of historical items. Details: prov.vic.gov.au.

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STREET LEVEL REPORT CRIME call Crime Stoppers 1800 333 000

CAMBERWELL Eight residences were burgled in Prospect Hill Road and Royal Crescent between August 24 and September 19. Burglars struck between 10.30pm and 5.30am, stealing wallets, handbags, laptops and mobile phones. Police urge residents to report suspicious activity to Crime Stoppers.

HAWTHORN There has been a spate of burglaries and attempted break-ins of office suites and medical premises in Burwood Road, Hawthorn, since September 8. The offences occurred at night, generally after 11pm. Doors were jemmied open and cash stolen.

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HAWTHORN

Five pharmacies, including two in Surrey Hills, have been broken into this month, with medications containing pseudoephedrine stolen. The other chemist shops were in Ashburton, Camberwell and Balwyn. Front windows were smashed or back doors forced to gain entry.

A stolen car ended up in the drink on September 17. A witness saw two men push a Toyota Corolla hatch into the Yarra River, at Yarra Bank Reserve, near the Hawthorn Rowing Club, about 3.45pm. The witness phoned police, and the car was retrieved. Inquiries continue.

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Teen ready to stand and vote BY HANNAH WARNAAR JACOB Rodrigo faces an unusual disadvantage in his campaign for a seat on Boroondara council. He is just 18, and many of his circle of friends and acquaintances are too young to vote for him. Even though they support him, they questioned his independent campaign for the Maling Ward seat on Boroondara council. “Most of my friends thought this was an absolutely weird thing to do,’’ he says. ‘‘That’s a direct quote from my sister as well: ‘Weird���.” But he has one answer for the problem: ‘‘They can tell their parents to vote for me. “Community leaders have been reaching out to me. Even doorknocking, there are a lot of older people who express support for a young person running.”

Boroondara and 77 other municipal councils go to the polls in October. Candidate nominations closed yesterday. Mr Rodrigo, of Glen Iris, is running on a platform of sustainability, youth services and appropriate development, particularly in the Maling Road precinct. He was deputy college captain of St Kevin’s College last year, and says juggling responsibilities of being a councillor with his study at Melbourne University, majoring in politics and international studies, will be no problem. “As much as it is a cliche, the ultimate aim is to be prime minister,” he says with a laugh. Boroondara residents on the electoral roll should receive ballot papers in the second week of October and must return them by Friday, October 26.

■ OFFICE BLOCKED A sliver of Surrey Hills’ Victorian past has been saved with council rejecting an application to build a three-storey office block and 32 flats at 629 Canterbury Road. Councillors at last week’s urban planning committee meeting voted to refuse a permit on the grounds of excessive height and bulk, poor internal light and a too-narrow car park entrance. ■ PORGIE’S APPROVAL Auburn Road, Hawthorn restaurant Porgie + Mr Jones has got the nod from council for its expansion into the building next door even though it made the move before getting a permit and despite 12 objections. ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ●

PERMITS PERMITTING

STANDING UP: Jacob Rodrigo is running for council

VCAT has given approval for Jeff Akehurst to construct two fourbedroom dwellings, in 1930s style, at 5A Kemsley Court, Hawthorn East, replacing a single-storey house and several outbuildings. An oak tree will be retained.

SEPTEMBER 26, 2012

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Traders fume over fest plan

Mayoral team backs tunnel link STEVE LIGHTFOOT

BY BEAU DONELLY bdonelly@mmpgroup.com.au

PORT Phillip traders have labelled the council’s move to rethink next year’s St Kilda Festival “appalling” and “unreasonable”. Councillors will vote on Monday on the future of Festival Sunday, the main attraction of the event which brings about 400,000 people to St Kilda and generates a massive cash boost for businesses. A report due to be tabled at the council’s final meeting before the election will identify ways to cut the costs of running the festival, including scrapping the annual Sunday event. It comes after the council released figures showing a cost blowout for running the festival since 2008. The council has budgeted $731,000 for next year’s event but estimates the actual cost could creep up to $1.2 million. Speaking on behalf of 250 traders from Acland, Barkly, Blessington and Carlisle streets, St Kilda Village Traders Association president Bianca Dawson said business owners expressed uproar over last week’s news. “We are shocked,” she said. “This event brings hundreds of thousands of people to our precinct in one day.” Ms Dawson said local hospitality businesses did the equivalent of one week’s worth of trading on Festival Sunday. “Traders forecast their annual budgets around this event,” she said.

SUITS YOU: Gary Morgan and John Elliott launched their mayoral campaign

BY CHRIS HINGSTON chingston@mmpgroup.com.au

THE would-be Melbourne mayoral team of Gary Morgan and John Elliott would push for an east-west tunnel that includes rail and has exits in “sensible and logical” locations if their election bid is successful. The high-profile duo launched their campaign last week, with Mr Elliott to serve as deputy to Mr Morgan. Mr Morgan is a prominent pollster and Melbourne businessman who ran for lord mayor in both the 2004 and 2008 council elections. Mr Elliott is a former president of the Liberal Party and Carlton Football Club and was a prominent businessman who declared bankruptcy in 2005. The two promise to slash rates, boost heritage protection and increase parkland in high-density areas such as North and West Melbourne, Southbank and Flemington. Transport promises include supporting rail links to the airport and Doncaster, linking the tram network

to car parking and a push to remove parked cars from key CBD roads. They also said they would work with the government to install underground car parks on the fringe of the CBD, at locations such as the Queen Victoria Market and Princes Park, to discourage driving into the city. Mr Morgan said he supports an east-west road link through the city, but it would have to be underground and include rail. He said exits would have to go in “sensible and logical locations” and avoid further congestion on roads such as Lygon Street. “You need to get the traffic through the city, but preserve Carlton and preserve heritage,” he said. Current City of Melbourne councillor and electoral reform campaigner Jackie Watts was named as number one on the team’s council ticket. She said amenity had to be protected – “there can be no vents in parks”. “They are going to have the ear of government, rather than pretending they have the ear of government and then rolling over on key aspects.”

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Bid to keep Fitzroy Legal Service guide free for all A CAMPAIGN to save the Law Handbook has been launched eight months after the state government threw it a lifeline. Fitzroy Legal Service held a fundraiser last Tuesday in the hope of securing at least $200,000 to keep the 35-year-old plain English guide to the legal system free to Victorians. The Collingwood-based Neighbour-

hood Justice Centre kicked off the campaign, donating $5000. It is the second time in less than a year that the legal service has been forced to ask for public help. In December, Attorney-General Robert Clark gave the struggling handbook a one-off funding injection of $110,000 to keep it afloat until June 30. Fitzroy Legal Service executive

officer Vivienne Topp said the handbook provided ‘‘valuable, unique and accessible information about the law’’. ‘‘It plays a crucial role in both keeping people out of the legal system and preparing those who find themselves in it,’’ she said. The government suggested the handbook move to a user-pays model in December, which FLS rejected, say-

ing it would prevent the most vulnerable people having access. The handbook was first published in 1977 and has been on-line since 2008. This year almost one million visitors have been recorded. Funding is needed for printing costs, an overhaul of the website and regular updates. ALANA SCHETZER

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR ■ THANKS FOR HONESTY My thanks to two girls who found my wallet on the street in Wattletree Road, Malvern, and handed it to a policeman. My thanks also to the police, who hand-delivered it to my door an hour later. My confidence in the often vilified younger generation, who would not take a reward, and our police has been renewed. You have saved me a lot of hassle. Chris Moss / Ashburton ■ SOMETHING’S FISHY The decision to suspend the supertrawler’s activities is well made but not just on the stated grounds of potential environmental outcomes. For many people the idea that we would hunt and kill millions of tonnes of additional fish just because we have the technological capacity to do so is, increasingly, repellent. The visceral “oh, for God’s sake, no!” response of millions of Australians is evidence of this. A growing percentage are saying

“enough!” to the application of human ingenuity in finding ever more certain ways of allowing no living thing to escape our hooks and nets. The inevitable outcome of the demand to reduce harming by humans will, ultimately, be a massive reduction in the number of marine lives we destroy. Minister for Trade and Competitiveness Craig Emerson recently acknowledged the animal rights movement as being the sixth great rights movement and very much under way across the globe: “it is no more wacky than the women’s liberation of the late 1960s sounded to the male establishment back then”. Lawrence Pope / Victorian Advocates for Animals

■ HALF THE HUMAN RACE Tanya Plibersek is right: Tony Abbott has a problem with women, as evidenced by his disrespect for the Prime Minister and fellow student political rivals.

QUOTABLE MY CONFIDENCE IN THE OFTEN VILIFIED YOUNGER GENERATION, WHO WOULD NOT TAKE A REWARD, AND OUR POLICE, HAS BEEN RENEWED. Chris Moss

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One of his first actions when he became health minister in the Howard government was to launch a campaign against abortion, in which a fellow dyed-in-the-wool Catholic, Senator Eric Abetz, led the charge and fired the first shot. I remember Abbott saying then that too many women have abortions purely for their own ‘‘convenience’’. I wondered at the time if it had ever occurred to him that far too many men have sex purely for their own pleasure. With so many practising Catholics in the Coalition (eg Abbott, Abetz, Kevin Andrews, Cory Bernardi, Concetta Fierravanti-Wells, Joe Hockey, Barnaby Joyce, Christopher Pyne, Andrew Robb and Malcolm Turnbull, that I’m aware of), I worry that after the next election, it will seem as though B.A. Santamaria’s old DLP/NCC cabal is running the country. Can we expect Cardinal George Pell to be appointed GovernorGeneral? Rosemary Sceats / via email

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LOCAL FEATURE

Rising fortunes The industrial precinct next to South Yarra station is morphing into a beacon of urban renewal, but is the area ready for the influx? TERESA MURPHY reports. Photographs by ARI HATZIS and CHRIS HOPKINS

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ot so long ago, the pungent smell of the Pinnacle Yeast factory hung over South Yarra’s largely industrial Forrest Hill precinct. Nowadays, it’s the aroma of freshly ground coffee. Cafe society and high-rise living are rapidly replacing factories, warehouses and notorious nightclubs in this eight-hectare pocket of prime real estate, bounded by Toorak Road, Chapel Street, Alexandra Avenue and the railway line. Architect-designed and art-filled Yarra Lane, which links South Yarra station to Chapel Street, has become a hipster hub. It’s the grand vision of Michael Yates, who has attracted some of Melbourne’s biggest hospitality names, including George Calombaris, Davis Yu and coffee tsar Nathan Toleman, to the precinct.

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Coffee guru Malatesta was the first, opening Outpost in Yarra Street in 2009, quickly followed by MoPho Noodle Bar and Deba Sushi.‘‘I believed in the integrity of Michael Yates’ development [built on the old Pinnacle and Tetley Tea factory sites],’’ Malatesta says.‘‘He put Forrest Hill on the map. I’ve since sold all three but I’m still happy to support the area.’’ pitality Also here is hospitality wunderkind Daviss Yu, ned who recently opened Claremont Tonic att 15A Claremont Street, where Asian food, island drinks and rock music aree on oor at the menu. Next door ar and No. 15 is Moose Bar houry Cafe, run by the Khoury family. And at the back oom at of Dutton’s showroom treet, 9–11 Claremont Street, you’ll find Veloce, serving Med-inspired cafe dishes by day and tapas by night. nt Across Claremont o Birds Street is buzzy Two un by One Stone cafe, run the creative team behind Abbotsford’s Threee Bags

Full and Hawthorn’s Liar Liar, where food bloggers waiting for tables can admire Kathy Temin’s striking sculpture, Garden Islands, outside the Lilli apartment building. And secreted away in nearby Daly Street is Calombaris’ vast and vibey Roman-Greco Mama Baba.

This hipster hub is the beating heart of a total $4 billion worth of development slated for the precinct. By 2018, 10,000 people are expected to live and work here. As well as Yates’ residential and office-retail towers on the former Pinnacle yeast and Tetley Tea factory sites on Yarra Street, Paul Little is constructing the 24-storey Ilk on Toorak Road – and has plans for another 30-level residential complex in Yarra Street. Meanwhile Fridcorp has built 16-storey Lilli in Claremont Street, and has started the Avenue apartments on the corner of Chapel Street and Alexander Avenue.Yates’ latest development, at 50 Claremont, overlooks Melbourne High School’s oval, as will his next project,Yarra House, which has just won VCAT approval. In nearby Daly Street, Chinese developers are planning the 20-level Lucia, near the Olsen art hotel in Chapel Street. Yates, a developer for 50 years y and a South Yarra denizen si since he was 21, believes Forrest Hill is one of the most successful exam examples of urban renewal in Australia. But Stonnington counc councillor Tim Smith believe believes it may all be happ happening Althou as too fast. Although a councillor Sm Smith supported all th the building approv approvals for the precinct, he is concerned abou about the impact of such largescale development, developm particularly on traffic. mor “It needed more plannn forward plannning,” don he says.“I don’t believe we’ve got it entirely right.”


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Did you know • Forrest Hill was named after a Lieutenant Charles Forrest, who settled there in 1841 • Yarra Street is one of South Yarra’s oldest streets, dating from the 1840s • A Mad Max scene was filmed in Claremont Street in 1977 • Salt nightclub in Claremont Street, which closed in 2003, was linked to five brutal deaths • No 50 Claremont is the first private development in Victoria to feature an electric share-car and recharge station

Clockwise from top left: MoPho Noodle Bar’s new owner Lulu Chen (L) with outgoing owner Meidi Chen; George Calombaris at Mama Baba; young gun Davis Yu has opened Claremont Tonic; Moose Bar and Cafe’s Brian Khoury, Nina Baccarella, Patrick McMullen and Christopher Khoury; Two Birds One Stone’s Ben Clark, Diamond Rozakeas and Nathan Toleman; developer Michael Yates who put Forrest Hill on the map - in the showroom of his latest development, Yarra House, which has just won VCAT approval; Veloce part-owner Domenic Gentile (R) with chef Pablo de Pasquale. SEPTEMBER 26, 2012

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LOOK The uni students on D in GLENFERRIE ROAD he Hawthorn master the casual approach

PATRICK GRIFFI GRIFFIN Lives: Auburn. Works: I’m study studying teaching at Melbourne Uni. What are you do doing today? I’ve got the afternoon off off, so I’m just going to get a burrito. What are you we wearing? I’ve got Levi’s jeans, Frie Friends of Couture shirt, Ray-Ban su sunnies, Herschel bag, and shoes ffrom asos.com.au. Personal style: P Pseudo preppie. Style muse: Jaso Jason Schwartzman.

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TRIED IT JOANNE SIM finds a classic country market in Hawthorn East BOROONDARA FARMERS MARKET Patterson Reserve, 451 Auburn Road, Hawthorn East, from 8am to 1pm. $2 entry

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he first impression I get is that Boroondara Farmers Market is a happy place to be. It’s not just the smell of fresh produce direct from the farmers’ paddocks, it’s the sense of community atmosphere in the air. Held on the third and fifth Saturday of the month, today’s market is teeming with locals pulling their shopping trolley bags or balancing overflowing wicker bags on their arms.The coffee stalls are making a killing with queues snaking

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out from their canopies. Friends and neighbours are catching up on the latest local gossip while keeping one eye on their roaming kids and dogs.

THE VERDICT The usual suspects like organic fruit and vegies, sourdough bread, free range eggs and cheeses are winners but there’s also the specialty stalls selling things like homemade dog food, dips, gourmet sausages and walnuts just to name a few. If you’re peckish, there are plenty of choices to keep you sustained. The egg and bacon rolls, gozleme and freshly squeezed orange juice are the favourites, but I couldn’t go past a homemade, fist-sized dim sim for $1.80! It’s clear to see why the market is so popular and anything that keeps me away from the Saturday morning Safeway crowds has to be a good thing.

OVERHEARD THREE OF THE BEST GREENGROCERS TOP SHELF FRUITS, 225 High Street, Ashburton, call 9885 2242. Top Shelf opened more than 25 years ago and now has two more stores in Melbourne. It’s always full of regular customers filling mini trolleys with fresh produce, including pre-packed bargain trays. TOSCANO’S OF KEW, 217 High Street, Kew, call 9853 7762. This third-generation greengrocer consistently tops best-of lists. Along with a wide range of fruit and veg, pick up seasonal exotica such as French truffles, zucchini flowers and wild mushrooms. THE ORGANIC UNION, 137 Union Road, Surrey Hills, call 9890 1292. Supplying organic fruit and vegies years before it became trendy, this is a hidden suburban gem. You can pick up a freshly squeezed juice while doing your weekly shop.

SUIT #01: ‘‘MY WIFE’S OUT OF TOWN FOR 10 DAYS SO WE NEED A BOYS’ NIGHT OUT. HOW DOES A $10 PARMA AT THE ELGIN SOUND?’’ SUIT #02: ‘‘LIKE TROUBLE.’’ Collins Street / Thursday 5.33pm

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LEARN: Boroondara council is running a babysitting course for teenagers. Cost is $100. From 9.30am-3.30pm at Bowen Street Community Centre, 102 Bowen Street, Camberwell. Details: call 9889 0791. September 26 and 27

FLARE DANCE COMPANY PRESENTS FUSED Where: Renaissance Theatre, Kew High School, 826 High Street, Kew East When: 8pm October 5, 3pm and 8pm October 6 Visit: flaredancecompany.com

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ow in its fifth year, Melbourne’s Flare Dance Company is striving to step into the spotlight. Artistic director Jane Khoo has been dancing since she was three, and acknowledges that getting noticed can be difficult. “Unfortunately, there isn’t a lot of recognition for amateur dance companies,” she says. “It’s been long-term goal to raise some more public awareness about what we do.” Flare was created for dancers who want to perform without sacrificing other work commitments. Company members draw on disciplines as diverse as martial arts, Chinese cultural dance, Latin dance and cheerleading.“It pulls together lots of people, which is what it’s really all about,” says Khoo (pictured far right), one of 30 dancers who has been rehearsing since February at the Hawthorn Studio of Dance for the company’s fifth major production, Fused.

The performance will showcase short, original works of various styles, influenced by ballroom, ballet, jazz and contemporary, to name a few. As the name suggests, an undercurrent of connection ties the genres together. “This show is about celebrating the diversity we have as a company but at the same time showing the interconnectedness we have,” Khoo explains. “Dancing is a great form of fitness, exercise and socialising. It gives us an outlet as working

adults and I think the dance industry should embrace it.” Aside from sharing their skills and choreography with the audience, it’s also a chance for the company to raise money for some worthy causes. “We all perform voluntarily – no one is

getting paid,’’ says Khoo.“The revenue we raise at the show goes to a charity every year. Last year, we raised over $2000 for Alzheimer’s Australia.” This year, $5 from each ticket will be donated to Kew High School, which is hosting the shows. Tickets are $20. RYAN MACFARLANE

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HEAR: The guest speaker at Friends of Boroondara (Kew) Cemetery’s annual meeting is fourth-generation football maker Syd Sherrin (pictured). His ancestor, T.W. Sherrin, who made the first Aussie rules football in 1879, is buried at the cemetery. At 7.30pm at Le Pine Funerals, 741 High Street, Kew East. Details: visit fobkc.org or call 9817 3717. September 26 PLAY: Boroondara Tennis Centre invites players to join its spring/ summer night competition. Play in social, intermediate or advanced teams on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday nights. The club also holds social events. Details: call Priya on 9850 4500 or email priya@ boroondaratenniscentre.com.au. WALK: Wander around one of two natural billabongs in Boroondara on a free guided walking tour this Sunday and learn what makes it special. Registrations are essential. From 2pm-3pm at Willsmere Park. Meet at Jack O’Toole car park, Kilby Road, Kew. Details: call 9278 4595. September 30

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Lives: St Kilda. Worth the cost of admission? No. I hated the rhyming. I just thought it was really bad. I wish I’d just seen The Sapphires again. Out of 10: 3 Favourite film: The Sapphires.

Lives: Windsor. Worth the cost of admission? No. It’s a good thing I came on cheap Tuesday. It was nothing like the TV series. It wasn’t as funny, and was a bit too cheesy. Also it should’ve been set in Fountain Lakes, not Papilloma. Out of 10: 3 Favourite film: Twilight.

Lives: South Yarra. Worth the cost of admission? Yes, it was. I’m a Kath and Kim follower, so I had to come and see it. I just liked the daggy, tacky Australian comedy. Out of 10: 8 Favourite film: Alien.

SPEAK: Is English your second language? Join a weekly English conversation club to meet people and practise English with a tutor. Sessions are at Boroondara libraries, including Hawthorn at 2pm on Thursday; and Kew at 3pm on Friday. Details: call 9278 4666. September 27 and 28

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FOOD FOR THOUGHT Classroom Cuisine is taking the school lunch business by storm

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t first glance, global brands such as Apple, Google and Disney would appear to have little in common with Ashburtonbased Classroom Cuisine. But like those hugely successful brands, the school lunch business started on a tiny budget in a garage. Ashburton mother of two Geraldine Mitra had the idea in 2009, when her youngest child was in prep. Working three days a week, Mitra was happy for him to get a lunch order every now and then, but was increasingly dissatisfied with the choices on offer. “I went to the principal and I said to her,‘No disrespect ... but what’s with the hot dogs and pink milk?’” she says.“Basically (the business started) from this little seed of dissatisfaction about where things were at with lunch orders.” Together with Alison Stapleton, her friend of 20 years, Mitra started Classroom Cuisine, an online

company that delivers fresh, mostly healthy lunches direct to the classroom. After a slow start operating out of Mitra’s garage for 18 months, the company now services 33 schools, mostly in the Boroondara area.They didn’t pay themselves for the first six months and Stapleton spent a small fortune on a babysitter. Today, Classroom Cuisine operates from a kitchen at the back of St Oswald’s Church, Ashburton. From 8.30am to 12.30pm each day, it’s all hands on deck to get the lunches out on time. Chicken sushi, margherita pizzas made with wholemeal Lebanese bread, and pineapple and strawberries are the most popular items on the menu and Fridays are particularly busy. “On Fridays we could have [orders for]115 finger buns, 100 cheese and bacon rolls and 600 sushi hand rolls,” she says.“It’s

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CHOP CHOP: Geraldine Mitra of online “tuckshop” Classroom Cuisine

hilarious trying to fit in the kitchen and we have to be so organised about everything.” Parents love the online booking system because it means no more paper bags with handwritten orders and dirty coins. And schools love the concept because it reduces administration at their end. They began with the concept that everything had to be healthy and homemade but quickly realised some compromise was required. “We have a healthy framework for the first two courses and if they want to go for the third course, there are some naughty things.” At the end of the day, parents just want kids to eat their lunch, and if that means a small chocolate chip cookie as a treat, so be it. Details: visit classroomcuisine.com.au.

JOANNE SIM jsim@mmpgroup.com.au

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OVER THE FENCE Hawthorn neighbours ANNA KOREN and CAROLINE SILK have more in common than a street address: each runs a business and has three sons aged from 12 to 17 ANNA We met a long time ago through our families, as my mother worked for Caroline’s father, but we probably spent more time together in our early 20s when we both worked in marketing. We’ve both lived on this street for five years. My sons are Tim, 17, Charlie, 16, and Will, 12. Even though Will and [Caroline’s 12-year-old son] Ted didn’t go to school together, they are the two of the boys who have struck up a friendship. Will is often at Caroline’s having dinner. One night about three years ago, I went out for dinner and left my children at home. My son rang me and said there’s been a fire. I had forgotten to remind them the broccoli was on the steamer and it boiled dry. When my son picked up the burnt pot, the copper bottom of the saucepan dropped on the floor. I rang Caroline and said, can you just pop up to my house and see what’s going on? She rang back and said, when you renovate, were you planning on changing your floor? There were big burn marks all over the floor! I have two jobs – one job is my crosscultural training business, Interculture, which I started five years ago. I work with companies and their executives who are going to live (and work) in another culture. I do both group programs and one-on-one programs. I also work in my husband’s business, Rock ‘n Stone; we sell pots, garden features, paving and pebbles. I love both jobs and I spend time doing which ever one needs me most. There have been times where I have rung Caroline at 6pm or 7pm on a Saturday night to see if she is home and if William can go over. The older two are old enough to be independent and go out and suddenly you have a little one left behind, and they can’t go with you and they are too young to stay at home alone. It’s very convenient and nice. You think about people sharing babysitting when the children are young, but I have never thought about it when they are older. So there is a kid exchange that goes on, an occasional wardrobe exchange and a dog exchange. Caroline’s boys earn a bit of money when we go away to walk and feed our dog, Milo.

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Prior to us both living in this street, we both lived in East Hawthorn. We were here at Anna’s house for dinner a few weeks ago and we were at the same 50th birthday party at Metung last weekend. But both having sons in year 12 has taken over our lives at the moment. My sons Oscar, 17,Oliver, 15, and Ted, 12, are at Xavier and Anna’s sons are at

ABOUT THE BOYS: Neighbours and friends Caroline Silk (left) and Anna Koren Melbourne Grammar. Year 12 is just one of those things: you can’t do it for them, you just have to make sure they are fed, watered, washed and loved. I am a nutritionist and I specialise in a weight-loss program called Activate Your Mind. The program was developed about four years ago for weight loss through changed behaviour techniques and changing your mindset and habits. There is no dieting involved and it’s going well. Clients sit on my couch for a day and a half and we run through the program. I had a follow-up meeting this morning and my client said,“Am I meant to feel this good? You know how I was miserable, I don’t feel that any more.” She feels better inside and she is in a much more positive space. I also work at schools. I did a series of three talks to year 10s at Scotch College

and I’m writing the nutrition booklet for Xavier rowing at the moment. We are lucky because we are a social street and everyone gets along extremely well. I think having the kids at the local school creates that sense of community. We often have informal Friday night drinks and every year we have a Christmas party with all the neighbours at the little park at the end of the street. We get a jumping castle, wheel the barbecues down and everyone heads down there. BY JOANNE SIM jsim@mmpgroup.com.au

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Smarter Bathrooms - Escape to a beautiful bathroom with a complete design, build and project management from Melbourne’s smartest bathroom renovator. Guaranteed start and finish dates, or we pay you. Call now for an award winning interior designer to visit you. Contact: 1300 662 838. Showroom: 77 Salmon Street, Port Melbourne or online: www.smarterbathrooms.com.au

POOL & SPA MAINTENANCE & CLEANING Clark Rubber Nunawading - On site pool service and maintenance. Pool equipment repairs and installation available. We come to you. Make an appointment today and call Clark Rubber Nunawading. Contact 9877 0808.

BLINDS AP Shutters & Blinds - Highest quality blinds and timber plantation shutters at Melbourne’s best prices. Specialising in all window furnishings including holland blinds, sun screens, shutters, venetians, romans and curtains. Contact 9818 1133. www.ap-shutters.com Bracken Blinds & Shutters – Specialises in designing quality window coverings for the home, office or builders/architects on time and within budget. Showroom: 733 Burwood Rd, Hawthorn East, or let us come to you. Contact 1300 884 838. www.brackenblinds.com.au

DESIGN, RENOVATION & EXTENSION Valdasigns - Transforming Existing Houses into Breath- taking Homes. Concept drawings, plans, permits, execution and decoration; market testing and evaluation of quotes; professional project management documented with time-boxed tasks and completion. Contact Valda Berzins on 0417 323 336. www.valdasigns.com.au

GARDEN CONSULTATIONS Town and Country Gardens - Personalised service including solving existing garden problems, plant health checks and revamping or establishing a new garden. Practical, professional advice and garden designs ensuring individual gardening needs are fulfilled. Call us – we come to you. Contact 9822 9704.

GLASS INSULATION Solartech Glass Tinting - Homes and offices. New “Low e” window film is a new cost effective solution to reduce energy consumption in your home and office. In Winter months, it reduces heat loss up to 25% through your windows and in Summer it rejects up to 57% of sun’s heat, which means lower heating and airconditioning costs. Other benefits includes tinted appearance, glare reduction, UV reduction by 99% to reduce fading and sun damage to furnishings. One-way films will give you privacy so you can have your blinds up to enjoy the open view and light. Frosted and etched films will give you day and night privacy. Call for a free onsite consultation. Save on heating and cooling costs. Contact Kim: 9521 1339. www.solartechglass.com.au

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LANDSCAPING Northcote Landscaping - Our services include complete landscape design and construction, renovate existing paving, decking, retaining walls, irrigation and planting. Call our qualified professionals, to receive personalised service and quality workmanship. For your free consultation and quotation Contact Michael 0412 300 712 or Jay 0438 445 933. www.northcotelandscaping.com.au Stephen Graham Landscaping - With over 25 years experience we have the knowledge to design and construct all aspects of landscaping from retaining walls, decking, paving, lawns, irrigation and planting. Member of Landscape Victoria, Registered Building Practitioner and Sustainable Gardening Australia. Contact Stephen on 9857 6272 or 0408 221 300. www.sglandscaping.com.au

MARBLE & GRANITE The Marble House – One of the largest ranges of marble, granite, limestone and travertine in Australia. Wholesale rates direct to the public, supply and installation of bench tops, fireplaces, walls, floors etc. Contact Sophia on 9822 2501, email info@themarblehouse.com.au or visit our website www.themarblehouse.com.au

The Roof Dentist - Our business is about maintaining a durable, dry and safe roof over your head. Tile and metal roof maintenance and replacement, guttering repairs, replacement and cleaning. Contact Andrew on 0418 338 996 for a high quality and professional service.

SHUTTERS AP Shutters – Highest quality, timber plantation shutters at Melbourne’s best prices guaranteed. Also specialising in all other window furnishings. For a free, no obligation quote, Contact 9818 1133. info@ap-shutters.com www.ap-shutters.com Victorian Shutters & Shades – Distributors of the Durafit® Shutter System. This premium product exceeds quality standards of most shutters available today, providing peace of mind and a guarantee of quality. We also have on offer an entire range of Window Furnishings. Showroom/Factory – 405 Canterbury Road, Surrey Hills. Contact 9849 0355. www.vicshutters.com.au

TREE DOCTOR Frank Duke – Total tree care, including reshaping or removals. Third-generation owner, 56 years experience. Complete customer satisfaction with individual assessment. Contact Paul: 9509 4768.

OVEN CLEANING The Oven Cleaning Company - Melbourne’s original and independent oven detailing service. Our fully trained technicians will renew your oven using environmentally safe and fume free methods. Satisfaction guaranteed or we will happily do it again for free. Best prices and best results. Proudly Victorian. Contact 1300 886 979. www.ovencleaning.com.au

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No finish in sight for mate’s marathon effort THERE are many reasons people go out for a run, but Balwyn’s Tim McDonald may have one of the best going around. McDonald will compete in the Medibank Melbourne Marathon on October 14 for the JMB Foundation, which raises funds and awareness for young people with acquired brain injuries. The money raised goes towards age-appropriate rehabilitation and care. Running in the half-marathon event, McDonald has been a part of the foundation since its inception five years ago after James MacreadyBryan, the son of a friend, was senselessly attacked in the city. Macready-Bryan’s head hit the ground during the attack and he was left in a vegetative state, confined to a wheelchair and unable to talk or see. ‘‘The issue with it is that if it had have happened in a car accident or

at work he would’ve been covered by insurance,’’ McDonald says. ‘‘So we got together and formed the foundation, and one of the things with that was to raise some money for James and his family. ‘‘So I came up with the idea of putting in a team in the Melbourne Marathon.’’ That was 2007, with the JMB Foundation fielding a team of 400 runners in the marathon’s various events, raising about $100,000. The JMB Foundation is now one of the official charities of the event, having consistently fielded the biggest team in the past five years, and raised more than $500,000 for the foundation. ‘‘He was a very popular boy, this James,’’ McDonald said. ‘‘We’ve had strong community support, and basically through word of mouth it just snowballed. ‘‘It was essentially just a bunch of guys who wanted to support their mate and his son, and raise the issue that this senseless viol-

KATHRYN FELDMAIER

BY EWEN MCRAE emcrae@fairfaxmedia.com.au

ence affects so many people.’’ McDonald was an avid runner before the foundation started, and the Melbourne Marathon has been a favourite event for the 56-year-old. ‘‘I get out there [running] most days, along the Yarra at lunchtime,’’ McDonald says. ‘‘I’m not too bad for my age group ... I’ve done 79 minutes [for the half-marathon], which won it for my age group a few years ago.’’ The foundation will accept registrations right up until the event. This year is the 35th anniversary of the Melbourne Marathon, which will finish with a lap around the MCG. ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ●

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MARATHON MAN: Tim McDonald is running for a cause

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SCOREBOARD ■ FOOTBALL VAFA

Premier B Grand Final UNIVERSITY BLACKS 4.5 10.5 14.9 15.12 (102) BEAUMARIS 3.0 4.4 7.6 11.9 (75) Goals: University Blacks: J Foster 5 C Richardson 2 H Lacey 2 J Slabbert H Lahy A Willingham S Weekley B Mahon A Drysdale. Beaumaris: S Braithwaite 3 S McBain 3 T Dean R Cathcart A Carroll J Ward M Petering Best: University Blacks: S Weekley A Willingham J Delahunty B Mahon J Foster C Richardson. Beaumaris: A Carroll C Buckley S Braithwaite T Dean K Barnes M Ensor Premier B Reserve Grand Final UNIVERSITY BLACKS 6.4 10.6 11.9 12.10 (82) BEAUMARIS 0.1 6.4 8.4 12.8 (80) Goals: University Blacks: A Cook 3 M MacGugan 2 A Jesse 2 J Gardiner J Bismire S Myers J Steadman J Crameri. Beaumaris: T Pritchard 3 J Di Natale 2 D Pritchard 2 S McLaren N Loucaides M Millar N Dickinson J Bull Best: University Blacks: D Hunt M MacGugan A Cook S McNamara S Yule A Jesse. Beaumaris: J Bull J Evans W Mattingley T Abbott B McLean T Rayner Premier C Grand Final PARKDALE VULT. 5.4 7.8 10.13 15.16 (106) FITZROY 1.0 4.3 7.7 13.10 (88) Goals: Parkdale Vultures: M Boland 4 L Oakley 3 C Ryan 2 P Groves 2 S Larkins C Dillon S Hendricks R Swayn. Fitzroy: R Borland 4 S Cations 2 L Ablett W Fenton T Hudson-Bevege M Kyroussis J McGee J Meakin J Dalton Best: Parkdale Vultures: L Oakley M Ryan M Boland D Robbins P Groves B Hampton. Fitzroy: R Borland L Ablett J Parkinson J Meakin J Vansittart M Kyroussis Premier C Reserve Grand Final FITZROY 2.4 4.7 11.13 12.14 (86) MARCELLIN 2.2 3.4 4.5 7.6 (48) Goals: Fitzroy: M Racovalis 4 D Pound-Palmieri 3 J Beech 2 P O’Connor N Jumeau O Stoltz. Marcellin: G Romanin 2 S Crapper D Tantsis Hall D Marson H Lee T Jordan Best: Fitzroy: J Dimond D Pound-Palmieri M Coad C Ball P O’Connor D Olarenshaw. Marcellin: M Bridges D Tantsis Hall D Isaac J Coburn H Lee A Montalto

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EASTERN FOOTBALL LEAGUE

Division 1 Grand Final BALWYN 4.6 8.9 10.14 12.19 (91) VERMONT 1.0 2.3 6.5 10.5 (65) Goals: Balwyn: L Barker 4 J Gobbels 3 M Hardiman R McMahon R Gilchrist J Chirgwin A Murray. Vermont: R Ross 2 D Mendes N Henley R Mullett R Wilson A Gileno D Millhouse T Carmody H Black Best: Balwyn: J Gobbels R Crowe S Kenna S Tregear B Harris R Gilchrist. Vermont: L Johns R Mullett H Black, D Mendes S Davidson N Mendes Division 1 Reserve Grand Final VERMONT 2.2 6.5 9.7 15.8 (98) KNOX 3.2 6.2 10.4 13.8 (86) Goals: Vermont: N Johnson 3 A Chiodo 2 B Jordan 2 D Edgcumbe 2 M Sonsie J Youssef L Ryan C Dore A Nummy M Dell’Aquila. Knox: M Sutherland 4 M Jordan 4 B Blizzard 2 N Canning J Lepore D Gianforte Best: Vermont: J Youssef D Edgcumbe S Daniher D Waller D Leung A Nummy. Knox: M Jordan M Greaves G Britten M Sutherland I McCrimmon D Gianforte U-19 Division 1 Grand Final SCORESBY 1.1 4.3 6.8 11.11 (77) LILYDALE 2.0 4.0 7.1 7.4 (46) Goals: Scoresby: A Angemi 3 J Zboril 2 L Bain D Gianchino D Del Papa S Scott N Papadopoulos J Denes. Lilydale: B Lowe 2 K Maher B Gardner T Rourke B Stephens N Sargent Best: Scoresby: D Del Papa M Persson-Clark S Scott M Little R Silver A Angemi. Lilydale: Z Galbally J McInnes A Gibbons K Maher N Sargent M Wierzbicki

■ CYCLING

EASTERN VETERANS: Kew: Div 1: C Cubit D Beovich R Russo. Div 2: R Wheelhouse M Stalder G Plummber. Div 3: D Ryan P Morris F Lees EASTERN VETERANS: Yarra Glen: A: J Steward T Leaper M Hay. B: B Gray M Rice D Hyde. D: G Durrock J Williams K Saxton. E: D Ryan J Linaker P Mackie

■ LACROSSE

VICTORIAN LEAGUE: Grand-final: State League: Williamstown 18 (A Lawman 6 D Nicholas 3 M Price 2 T Garnsworthy 2 T Butson M Garnsworthy K Morland T Tomasino D Jennings) d Malvern 10 (T Croll 3 P Tortora 3 J Naughton 2 J Garrett R Anglicans)

SEPTEMBER 26, 2012

■ CLUB GOLF SUNDAY

BOX HILL: Stableford: A: B Wunhym (18) 39. B: S Browne (35) 39. Foursomes c’ship: P Guzs S Hingeley 159, O Anderson N Milne 160. Hcp: A Roberts V Smith (9) 147. Mxd Interclub: Chalambar 423 drew Box Hill 423 CAMBERWELL: AMCR 66 Stroke A: A Johnson (15) 68 cb. B: C Angelletta (21) 67 cb. C/Trophy: J O’Brien (33) 60 EAST MALVERN: Par: A Reeve (18) 6 up EASTERN: Par: D Grehan (24) 5 up. 4B KO f: P Yuen M Tan d I Smith G Lyons 1 up GLEN WAVERLEY: Stroke A: P Wilson (18) 67 cb. B: R Wood (23) 70 GREEN ACRES: Stableford A: T Smith (12) 45. B: R Alexander (28) 38. Trophy: G Seymour K Seymour d R Coxson M Coxson 5-4. Mxd Ambrose: B Wasley J Crawford L Wordsworth C Wordsworth (10-1/4) 58-3/4 HARP at Freeway: Stableford: R Voce (15) 37. Matchplay: G Sykes d H Eustace 4-2 HEIDELBERG: Stableford A: G Murphy (10) 40. B: A Bolger (15) 39. C: J Croft (28) 39. W: R Bienias (17) 38 KEW: AMCR 71 Stableford: P Cranage (15) 42 LATROBE: Stableford A: T Taylor (15) 41. B: N Connelly (19) 43. W: A: J Gillim (18) 38. B: M Hocking (31) 46 RIVERSDALE: Mxd Foursome: P Done S De La Zilwa (19) 65. Stableford: K Marriner (19) 43 cb WATTLE PARK: AMCR 62 Stroke: G Tomazic (17) 55. AWCR 64 Stableford: D Fox (35) 33 YARRA VALLEY: Stableford: L Marmo (26) 41

MONDAY

GREEN ACRES: Stableford A: I McInally (12) 36. B: R Vivarini (21) 39 KEW: Stableford 9-hole: I Huntington (21) 23 RIVERSDALE: Women Stableford A: J Lawrence (18) 36 cb. B: D Betts (25) 38

TUESDAY

EASTERN: Women Stableford A: W Yoong (17) 40. B: M Wong (26) 35 cb. C: L Bray (42) 38 GLEN WAVERLEY: Stableford A: J Kelly (20) 36. B: M Wylie (30) 38 GREEN ACRES: Women Stableford A: A Nelson (20) 36. B: G Harvey (29) 38. C: H Goldwater (45) 38 HEIDELBERG: Stableford A: L Sinclair (7) 37. B: Y Stafford (22) 35. C: B Dunstan (29) 36. D: P Scala (40) 39 IVANHOE: Stableford: K Cockburn (23) 43 KEW: AMCR 73 Trophy: M Curtis (32) 25. Gold: G Wyatt (43) 38. Silver: C Ryder (24) 37 cb. Bronze: C Howgate (35) 34

LATROBE: Women Stableford A: S Westwood (17) 39. B: L Nguyen (26) 42. C: D Dodd (36) 40 RIVERSDALE: Veteran Stableford: T Wight (27) 43 WATTLE PARK: Women C’ship: M Moore 251. Hcp: W Woods (31) 193 YARRA BEND: Women Stroke A: B Bruce (30) 64. B: C Moran (40) 71. C: H Kelly (45) 69 YARRA VALLEY: AMCR 70 Stableford: J Whyte (15) 42

WEDNESDAY CAMBERWELL: AWCR 69 Stableford: L Nimmo (31) 35 EAST MALVERN: Stableford: XJ Yu (16) 37 EASTERN: Stableford A: A Simpson (15) 39. B: G Levingston (19) 40 GLEN WAVERLEY: AWCR 72 Par: B: V Bothe (36) 2 down. C: C Stephens (37) 2 down. Snr 9-holes: B Randall (21) 11 GREEN ACRES: Stableford A: P Richardson (15) 39. B: G Morton (21) 41. C: P James (31) 41 KEW: AMCR 71 Stableford A: P Abbott (11) 41. B: D Hamilton (18) 40. C: A Robins (32) 44 LATROBE: Par A: J Harvey (12) 5 up. B: E Paulsen (17) 4 up cb. C: M Preston (34) 8 up RIVERSDALE: W Stroke A: L Wu (20) 68. B: J Swan (24) 71. C: J McKnight (34) 69

THURSDAY BOX HILL: Par A: G Martin (15) 5 up. B: D Maher (17) 5 up. C: B Short (26) 3 up. D: J Gonsal (28) 3 up CAMBERWELL: 4B: J Ferguson (24) J Millson (36) 45 EASTERN: Stableford: T Lloyd (17) 35 GLEN WAVERLEY: Stroke A: R Van Langenberg (20) 64. B: P Werner (29) 66 GREEN ACRES: Women Par A: J Scott (19) 3 up. B: R Davies (28) 3 up. C: J Richardson (42) 2 up IVANHOE: Women Canadian Foursome: T Wendt M Devlin (16-1/4) 73-3/4 KEW: AMCR 71 Stableford: T Rush (13) 36 cb. AWCR 74 A: A Moore (17) 32. B: P Miller (28) 37. C: P Thia (32) 39 RIVERSDALE: Par A: F Wong (12) 5 up cb. B: J Foley (18) 5 up cb. C: P Marmaras (20) 6 up YARRA VALLEY: AMCR 70 Stableford: A Gelley (35) 39

FRIDAY GREEN ACRES: Stableford: C Macsween (13) 40 HEIDELBERG: AMCR 70 Stableford A: P O’Sullivan (15) 41. B: J Holt (25) 43 KEW: AMCR 71 Stableford: I Huntington (21) 38

SATURDAY BOX HILL: Stableford A: H Brookes (7) 40 cb. B: J Amos (15) 41. C: S Webb (20) 39 cb. D: T Dickson (25) 44 EAST MALVERN: Medley A: C Asmus (12) 40. B: N Postma (36) 42. Winter Cup Matchplay f: C Maguire d R Scotton 1 up EASTERN: Stableford A: A Fanakopouols (10) 41. B: N De Jager (20) 42 GLEN WAVERLEY: Stableford A: J Kelly (20) 39. B: B Briggs (33) 35 GREEN ACRES: Par A: C Bull (15) 7 up. B: S Olive (17) 3 up. C: B Hope (28) 5 up HEIDELBERG: Stableford A: P Price (11) 38 cb. B: F Shannon (16) 39. C: T Cleve (20) 38. Jnr Medal: B Zaffino (3) 38 IVANHOE: Stableford A: D Baillie (12) 44. B: R Hepburn (14) 40. C: R Weller (26) 42 cb. W: E David (29) 35 KEW: Stableford A: T Gin (7) 39. B: M Carr (18) 40. C: A Williams (20) 40. W: J Galbraith (20) 36 cb LATROBE: Stableford A: G Stock (12) 39 cb. B: P MacKenzie (17) 41. B: S Dixon (21) 41 cb RIVERSDALE: AMCR 70 Par A: N Lee (12) 7 up. B: J Gunn (13) 9 up. C: P Turnley (20) 5 up. Veteran: M Philpott (28) 5 up. Hole-in-one: I Houston at 17th YARRA VALLEY: Holden Scramble: W Stubbs D Frew N Bryden R Erickson (6-5/8) 55-3/8

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FFV: MEN: Premier League: Heidelberg United 2 South Melbourne 5, Bentleigh Greens 1 Oakleigh Cannons 3, Northcote City 0 Green Gully Cavaliers 3, Dandenong Thunder 1 Richmond 1, Hume City 1 Moreland Zebras 2, Melbourne Knights 1 Southern Stars 0 State 1 SE: Diamond Valley United SC 4 South Springvale SC 0, Langwarrin SC 3 Malvern City FC 1, Noble Park United FC 0 Box Hill United 6, Mornington SC 3 Casey Comets 1, Eastern Lions SC 2 Morwell Pegasus SC 2 Provisional 1 SE: Monbulk Rangers SC 5 Riversdale SC 3, Sandringham SC 2 Old Camberwell Grammarians SC 0, Frankston Pines FC 3 Croydon City Arrows SC 0, Hampton Park United Sparrows 4 Monash University 4, Warragul United SC 2 Old Melburnians SC 3, Mooroolbark 3 Brandon Park SC 0 WOMEN: Premier League: Box Hill United 3 Bundoora United FC 3 (pen: 4-3) State 2 SE: Croydon City Arrows SC 1 Brighton SC 1 (pen: 4-1)


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MATCH REPORT

BRIEFS CHRIS HOPKINS

Tigers win to honour Bergin BY EWEN MCRAE emcrae@fairfaxmedia.com.au BALWYN shot to an early lead and held off a second-half charge by Vermont to claim the EFL Division 1 premiership on Saturday. On a perfect day at Bayswater Oval, the Tigers overcame some sloppy kicking for goal to prevail 12.19 (91) to 10.5 (65). Balwyn got off to an impressive start with skipper Rennie Gilchrist opening scoring with a goal from long-range inside the first minute. In a frenetic first term, Vermont’s gun forward Jarrod Dalton was crunched in a marking contest just five minutes into the game and had to be stretchered off the ground. He was unable to return as Balwyn took a four-goal lead into the first break. Despite an early goal to Vermont, it was all Balwyn in the second term as they stretchedto a commanding seven-goal lead at half-time. Rod Crowe played a blinder at half-back and Jeff Gobbels marked all that came near upfront, even if his kicking sometimes disappointed. The third term was Vermont’s best as they put on four goals, but Balwyn hung onto a 33-point lead going into the final quarter. Two Eagles goals early in the last quarter gave the purple army some

hope of a comeback, but when another Vermont player was stretchered off after 10 minutes it became a bridge too far. Gobbels and Luke Barker both goaled within a minute of the restart , sealing an emphatic and emotional win for the Tigers. Gobbels won the Blue Ribbon Medal for best on ground, with his strong marking up front and three goals a joy for the big crowd. Balwyn coach Dan Donati was elated. “I’m over the moon,” Donati said. “I knew they were ready and I’m really pleased for them.” Balwyn dedicated the win to late teammate, Shaun Bergin, who passed away after an on field accident in last year’s finals series. “The family was here today, we all wore black arm bands,’’ Donati said. ‘‘I’m ecstatic we were able to get the win for him.”

■ CAREY ATTACKS Old Carey capped off its provisional league division 2 soccer season with an impressive 5-2 win over Keysborough on Saturday. With neither team in promotion or relegation zones, a free-flowing game ensued. The win was Carey’s ninth from 22 games. ■ ACED IT Canterbury’s Jordan Biggins has been named the latest MLC Tennis Hot Shot of the Year monthly winner. The nine-year-old has won a VIP trip to next year’s Australian Open, and goes into the running for the major prize: a year’s free tennis coaching, $5000 prizemoney and a private lesson with Alicia Molik. ■ LEAGUE HONOUR Five Balwyn Football players were named in the squad for the Eastern Football League team of the year,more than any other club. Rennie Gilchrist, Jeff Gobbels, Shane Tregear, Steve Kenna and John Milhuisen made the squad after nominations from the division 1 coaches at the end of the home and away season.

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■ COME OUT SWINGING Melbourne Baseball Club will kick off its Baseball Victoria Summer League season with an away game against Preston this Sunday, September 30. The strong Melbourne team will be favoured to start season with a win at La Trobe University. The match starts at 3.30pm.

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BALWYN 12.19 (91) Goals: L. Barker 4, J. Gobbels 3, M. Hardiman, R. McMahon, R. Gilchrist, J. Chirgwin, A. Murray Best: J. Gobbels, R. Crowe, S. Kenna, S. Tregear, B. Harris, R. Gilchrist VERMONT 10.5 (65) Goals: R. Ross 2, D. Mendes, N. Henley, R. Mullett, R. Wilson, A. Gileno, D. Millhouse, T. Carmody, H. Black Best: L. Johns, R. Mullett, H. Black, D. Mendes, S. Davidson, N. Mendes

ON A MISSION: Matty Murray gets through traffic

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KRISTIAN SCOTT

Old Xavs are yesterday’s heroes as Collegians steal victory

WORTH THE WAIT: Sam Troon celebrates Collegian’s win

OLD XAVERIANS were unable to repeat their comeback heroics of last week, going down to Collegians in the VAFA premier grand final on Sunday. In a tight game, both teams had their chances in the final term but it was Collegians who scored two goals to one in the last quarter to win 10.11 (71) to 9.10 (64) at Sportscover Arena. It was a tight struggle early, as neither team could get the ball forward with any precision and both defences held strong. Nick Sautner kicked the first goal to give Collegians the early lead but Oliver Gidley scored an immediate

reply for Xavs to tie the scores again. Both teams had their chances in the opening quarter as Collegians’ midfield run troubled Xavs, and a goal to Lachlan Ferguson was enough for the Lions take a narrow five-point lead into the first break. Collegians started to take control early in the second, with goals to Andrew Scott and Shura Taft. A superb goal from the boundary for Xavs’ vice-captain Michael Darvell got them back in the game, but Ferguson and Taft each added a second goal to their tally to keep play under their control. The 14-point half-time margin wasn’t a fair indication of just how

much Collegians were dominating play, although some credit must go to the Old Xavs back line, which made things very difficult for the Eagles’ forwards. Xavs came back strongly in the third term, giving them every chance of causing an upset. While both teams had the same number of shots on goal, it was Old Xavs who kicked straighter for a one-point lead. In a frenetic final quarter it took two rushed behinds for Collegians to take the lead. While Xavs looked likely to steal the win, they managed just one goal as Collegians held on for a memorable victory.

Collegians midfielder Andrew Scott was awarded the Jock Nelson Medal for best on ground. Old Xaverian coach Andy Gowers conceded his team didn’t make the most of their opportunities. “Collegians were just too good for us in the end, they ran a bit better over the ground in that last quarter,” Gowers said. “We had our chances, but we weren’t able to take them and they took theirs. “I’m hoping these boys are able to grow from the experience. They’ve had a very good season but just weren’t able to get there in the end.” — EWEN MCRAE

SEPTEMBER 26, 2012

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