Tigers upset Bears


Westmeadows ended Burnside Heights winning start to the Essendon District Football League division 2 season.

Having failed in their first two attempts against the top two sides this season, the Tigers finally clicked on Saturday against the Bears.

The Bears led by five points at quarter time before the Tigers took a 14 lead into half time.

The margin was still 10 points at the final break.

The Tigers were able to kick four goals to three to cement a 13.10 (88)-11.6 (72) win.

Korey Flavel-Wood, Corey McCawley and Shaun O’Grady kicked two goals each for the Tigers.

Nathan Sparks and Jarrod Petersen were named the Tigers.

The Tigers remain in third spot, but are now only a game behind the top two teams.

In division 1, the race for the fifth finals spot is heading up with three teams equal on points.

Craigieburn suffered its fourth straight loss on Saturday, losing to St Albans, 18.13 (121)-7.10 (52).

Brent and Cade Gordon were named the Eagles best.

The losses have opened up the door for the chasing pack. The Eagles sit three games behind fourth placed Maribyrnong Park.

While Tullamarine sits in sixth spot only percentage behind the Eagles after beating Rupertswood, 13.8 (86)-5.8 (38). Fletch Smith and Daniel Devine were the Demons best.

Roxburgh Park is also only percentage behind the Eagles, following its win against Moonee Valley.

Teronne Potter kicked four goals in a best on ground performance for the Magpies.

In premier division, Greenvale returned to the winners list.

After three straight losses to top four sides, the Jets were able to overcome Avondale Heights on Saturday.

The Jets trailed by a point at quarter time before kicking 14 goals to six to come away with a 17.6 (108)-8.16 (64).

Ben Bath kicked six goals for the Jets, with Jarryd Bonello named their best.

The Jets remain in fifth spot, but are now two games clear of the chasing pack.