Junior premiership decided in great spirits

Champions: Newborough Bulldogs took out the Under 14.5 premiership in the Central Gippsland Junior Football League.



GRAND Finals were held in the Central Gippsland Junior Football League last Sunday.

Players took to Ted Summerton Reserve, Moe in a bit to see out the season on the highest note possible.

Newborough Bulldogs won the under 14.5 flag, defeating Mirboo North Tigers 10.3 (63) to 8.4 (52).

The Bulldogs got out to a strong start, putting up 4.1 (25) in the first term.

The Tigers worked their way back into the game from there, and were only 10 points down at three quarter time.

However, Newborough steadied, and managed to hold on and win by virtually the same margin at full time.

Liam Jones was best for the winners, followed by Bobby Higgins, Lachlan Willis, Archie Jones, Rhye Williams and Bayley Read.

Moe Lions won the under 12s, defeating crosstown opponent Newborough Bulldogs in a final scoreboard reading 3.6 (24) to 1.6 (12).

Just two points was the difference heading into the last quarter, but Moe finished the stronger, kicking 1.4 (10) to no score. Moe’s Adrian Nardone collected best-on-ground honours.

Mirboo North Tigers won a thrilling under 10s premiership, decided by just one point, 4.2 (26) to 4.1 (25).

BOG was Rainer O’Brien (Mirboo Nth).

Roar: Moe Lions celebrate after winning the Under 12s flag.
Just: Mirboo Nth won the Under 10 Grand Final by one point. Photographs: supplied