Australian rules football: Traralgon get game back as ladder shakes around middle
Monday, June 14, 2010
reclaimed some pride with a thirteen point victory against at the Traralgon Recreation Reserve and Showground. As a result, Drouin move to fifth on the ladder and Traralgon reduce 's lead on to to one game.
The Gippsland Football League (officially Gippsland League) is the only majorcompetition in the region according to the .
Scores are quoted as goals-behinds (total).
A sturggling Drouin defence allowed early goals to Tim Johnston and Dan McKenna. The visitors struggled to get the ball out of their backline as Traralgon kicked and inaccurate three goals and six behinds. Drouin kicked two late goals to keep in the contest.
Drouin kicked five goals in the second quarter to take a fourteen point lead into half time, thanks to dominant midfield porformances of Andy Soumilas and Pat McGrath.
Steve Hazelman swung Nic Quenault onto McGrath with immediate success. McGrath gathered mandy poccessions but was not as effective as he was in the first half.
Traralgon got back into the match leading at the end of the third and went on to win 10-11 (71) to 8-10 (58).
- John Hehir. "Maroons back on track after win against Hawks" — , June 14, 2010