Nullawil thrashes Quambatook in top of the table clash
NULLAWIL defeated Quambatook by 105 points as first took on second in Saturday’s 15th round of the Central Murray Football League’s senior footy action.
The Nullawil line-up led 21-2 at quarter-time of the match at Quambatook and then slammed on eight goals as Quamby added a point in the second term.
Led by the play of Matt Quigley, Zac Kelly and Grant Ford, Nullawil kicked on to win 129-24.
Andrew Casey kicked a match-high four goals as Andrew Oberdorfer and Matt Quigley added three each.
Best for the Maroons included Andrew Casey, Jordan Humphreys and Daniel Watts.
Quambatook’s best were Ashley Davis, Jarred Schiltz, Nick Birthisel, Tobie Cameron, Michael Hahnel and Jack Baker.
Wandella won a closely-fought battle on its turf with Hay.
The Bombers led 21-19 at quarter-time and 34-31 by the main break.
Four goals to one in the third term put Wandella in control of the contest.
Hay lifted to win the last quarter, 23-21, but it was the Bombers who were up 79-61 at the final siren.
Sam Sperling kicked three goals for Wandella as Shannon Burton, Logan Keighran added two each.
Hay’s attack was led by Cooper Scott, three; Simon Bunyan and Nathan Wilson, two.
Best for Wandella were Darren Rushton, Tim Robinson, Mitchell Treacy, Russell Rich, Mitch Collins and Bradley Delamere.
James Eddy, Simon Darlow, Kenneth Jubb, Brad Pocock, Daniel Zambon and Dean Aylett played well for Hay.
A strong first half set up Moulamein’s win at Ultima.
The Swans scored 8.9 to 2.1 in the first half.
Ultima hit back to win the third quarter, 24-14, but Moulamein scored 4.1 to 2.4 in the final term to complete a 96-53 victory.
Daniel Aarsman and Luke Smailes kicked three goals apiece for the Swans.
Ultima’s attack was led by Sean O’Reilly, three, and Will Nelson, two.
Best for Moulamein were Corey Farrell, Daniel Aarsman, Mason Bailey, Ely Miller, Will Gibson and Cody Storm.
Will Nelson, Jack Gervasi, Lachlan Edwards, Quinn Grey, Jayden Kiel and Darcy Farrell were best for the Ultima Kangaroos.
Murrabit claimed a 32-point victory on Macorna’s turf.
The Blues led 20-12 at quarter-time and 41-20 by half-time.
A hard-fought third term was won by the Macorna Tigers, 25-23, before Murrabit added 3.2 to 1.1 in the last.
Eight goals by Daniel Hovey earned best on ground honours in an 84-52 win for the Blues.
Leading goalkickers for Macorna were Jaydon and Josh Stiles on three and two goals respectively.
Murrabit’s best included Marc O’Neill, Dustin Blake, Michael Grant and Ashton Wood.
Best for Macorna were Lachlan Ritchie, Shaun Haffenden, Dylan Goulding, Kieren Shelley, Toby Whinfield and Grady Smith.
Golden Rivers FL senior footy ladder:
Nullawil 365 per cent, 56 points; Quambatook 141, 48; Wandella 118, 40; Moulamein 98, 36; Macorna 85, 28; Murrabit 60, 16; Hay 58, 8; Ultima 53, 8.
74 Mitch Farmer, Nullawil.
43 Andrew Casey, Nullawil.
41 Daniel Hovey, Murrabit; Andrew Oberdorfer, Nullawil.
40 Jaydon Stiles, Macorna.
38 Andrew Oberdorfer, Nullawil.
34 Beau Duggan-Hulands, Moulamein; Logan Keighran, Wandella.
33 Matt Quigley, Nullawil.
32 Josh Flight, Moulamein.
31 Ashley Murray, Quambatook.
29 Simon Bunyan, Hay.
27 William Collicoat, Quambatook; Ryan Devereux, Ultima; Josh Walters, Macorna.
25 Sam Sperling, Wandella.
24 Nick Mason, Quambatook.
Pride Round this Saturday completes the home and away series.
Quambatook is on home turf to play Macorna.
Hay and Murrabit clash at Hay Recration Reserve.
Nullawil hosts Ultima.
Moulamein and Wandella meet at Moulamein Recreation Reserve.
Written by Nathan Dole.
Photo Credit – KerryM Photography