Rovers Talk (9/7/16)

Round 14 of the Football and Netball competition got underway today with the Rovers taking on Strathmerton at Strathmerton.

Netball

A Grade‘s four game winning streak has come to an end after the side played out their second draw of the season, the score at the end of the game was 49 apiece.

B Grade‘s winning streak has ended after being defeated in a high scoring match 67 to 50

C Grade‘s winning streak has come to an end after being defeated 34 to 29.

C Reserve have notched up another win with a solid 46 to 31 victory

The Junior sides played well against their opponents today and below are the results of their games.

The Under 17’s are back on the winners list with a massive 51 to 25 win.

The Under 15’s are also back on the winners list with a tight 20 to 17 win that keeps the Rovers in the finals race.

The Under 13’s have kept their winning streak going by winning their match 29 to 24.

Football

Rovers Football sides were in action against their opponents with success finding most of the Rovers teams.

The Seniors were defeated in their game today by a hungry Strathmerton side, Strathmerton kept the Rovers goalless in the first half to ensure their seventy point victory.

The final scores for the match was Strathmerton 13.10 – 88 to 2.6 – 18.

The Reserves have made it two wins in a row with a comfortable 38 point win.

The Rovers kicked 9.2 – 56 to Strathmerton’s 3.0 – 18 in a game where the Rovers won every quarter to accomplish their win.

D. Kirby kicked 4 goals and A. Hogan kicked 2 whilst K. Shephard, J. Bode and B. Hardman all kicked a goal in the win.

The Thirds recorded a solid 54 point win today with the final scores reading Rovers 8.12 – 60 to Strathmerton 1.0 – 6.

D. Kirby kicked two for the Rovers whilst R. Gazzara, R. Norris, R. Murray, T. Bradford, J. Allitt and J. Campbell all kicked one goal apiece in the win.

The Fourths were no match for Strathmerton today with the Rovers going down 8.8 – 56 to 0.2 – 2.

J. Liu, C. Jacobsen, R. Murphy, L. Bassett, T. Blake and B. East were named as the Rovers best players in the loss.

Thoughts

It was a winning day for the Rovers with the club recording six wins, four losses and one draw from it’s matches against Strathmerton.

Rovers Talk will be back next Thursday with a preview of Round 15’s matches between the Rovers and Mathoura.

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