Australian rules football: West Gippsland Latrobe Football League Finals Preliminary Final
Saturday, September 12, 2009
Maffra has won the West Gippsland Latrobe Football League (WGLFL) Preliminary Final against Moe this weekend at Western Park, Warragul 16-21 117 to 9-10 65.
Scores below are quoted as goals-behinds (total). Goals are worth six points, behinds one.
The two teams played in the WGLFL Qualifying Final. On that occasion Moe ran out winners 14-9 (93) to 8-8 (56).
Moe qualified for this match after losing to Traralgon 13-10 88 to 7-14 56 in the major Semi Final. Maffra qualified by defeated Leongatha 19-19 123 to 8-11 59 in the minor Semi Final.
The Preliminary Final was a close affair until three quarter time. At this point Moe lead Maffra 9-10 to 8-10. They had trailed at both of the first two breaks by two and six points respectively.
Moe would not score again in this match. In stark contrast, Maffra managed 8-11 in the last quarter.
In the lower grades, Moe defeated Drouin 13-6 84 to 13-3 81 (Reserves), Maffra defeated Traralgon 14-9 93 to 5-9 39 (Under 18's) and Maffra defeated Leongatha 16-13 109 to 6-6 42 (Under 16's).
- "Australian rules football: West Gippsland Football League Semi Finals" — Wikinews, September 6, 2009
- "Australian rules football: West Gippsland Latrobe Football League Finals week one results" — Wikinews, August 31, 2009