Balshaw, Bramble push for selection in Community Wrap
Photo thanks to Riverine Herald
Community club football continued over the weekend, as we take a closer look at the 13 players who featured over the weekend.
In the Northern League Division 1, Fletcher Carroll kicked 1 goal and collected 27 disposals while Josh Minogue worked hard all day, but neither could prevent Heidelberg’s 55 point loss to local rivals North Heidelberg.
In Division 2, Corey Sleep kicked 1 goal and was among the best for Lower Plenty, as they defeated Fitzroy Stars by 30 points with only inaccurate goal kicking preventing a bigger score line.
In VAFA Premier C action, Kal Dawson showed some encouraging signs in his second game back from injury, helping Williamstown CYMS to a 5 goal victory over PEGS, whilst in the EDFL Daylan Kempster’s Maribyrnong Park fell to their second defeat in a row, going down to Aberfeldie by 33 points.
In the country leagues, Darby Henderson was a solid contributor for Echuca in their thumping win over the Shepparton Swans, whilst Nick Richards worked tirelessly all day as his Wangaratta proved too strong for Myrtleford.
In the Geelong League, Cooper Stephens was among Colac’s best players; however he could not prevent a 17 point defeat at the hands of St. Josephs, whilst in Ballarat League action Lachlan Bramble kicked 1 goal and was among Sunbury’s best in their disappointing loss to North Ballarat.
There were some very strong performances from our woman over the weekend for their respective community clubs.
In the WRFL Women’s Competition, Caitlin Balshaw and Krystyn Raymundo helped Caroline Springs to a big win against Werribee Centrals. Balshaw kicked 5 goals in a dominant performance whilst Raymundo kicked 2 goals as she continued her strong local form with the Lakers.
In the Under 18’s Sharnie Whiting was named in the best and kicked 1 goal as Wyndham Vale defeated Point Cook by almost 10 goals.
In the Northern League division 1 competition, Jessica Bartolo was a solid contributor for Keilor in a one sided win against Diamond Creek.