Dees smash Roos

Southern Riverina news - - Sport -

JER­ILDERIE had a con­vinc­ing home ground win over De­niliquin Rovers on Satur­day.

Fi­nal score Jer­ilderie 21.15 (141) to Deni 5.9 (39).

The Dees started the game with three goals be­fore the Rovers could re­spond, they con­ceded just one goal for the first quar­ter.

The sec­ond quar­ter saw the Dees pile on six goals while Deni tried to chip their way out of de­fence.

Jer­ilderie hit the tall tar­gets up for­ward in Brad Parker, Aaron Pur­cell, Tom Bryce and Scott San­der­son who all kicked goals for the quar­ter.

David Gre­gory also kicked two run­ning goals af­ter re­ceiv­ing the ball at the front of the packs.

The Demons stormed into the long break with a 52-point lead.

The third quar­ter saw the Rovers boot three to Jer­ilderie’s five, Ja­son San­der­son and Sandy Lawrence kicked goals as did Sam Sleigh who marked in the pocket but was taken to the goal square with a 50m penalty af­ter a late spoil at­tempt.

Leigh Howroyd twice found him­self with time to steady and kick on the run from just in­side 50 to add a fur­ther two goals to stretch the mar­gin to 68 points at the third term.

The last quar­ter saw Pur­cell break free of the de­fence and kick four to start the quar­ter.

Both Ja­son and Scott San­der­son kicked their sec­ond for the game as the Dees ran out 102 point win­ners.

Best play­ers: Ja­son San­der­son, Matt Tin­kler, Chris Mar­shall, Jak Payne, Aaron Pur­cell and David Gre­gory.

In the re­serves, Jer­ilderie faced top of the lad­der Rovers and found them­selves 26 points be­hind at quar­ter time af­ter Deni opened with five goals.

The Dees out-scored the Rovers for the rest of the game but the early lead was enough to see the Deni take the points and stay a game clear on top of the lad­der.

Mar­cus Hast­ings worked him­self into the game to end up kick­ing four goals and be­ing best on ground with his first game back at the club, Greg Law­ton, Troy Mauger, Matt Keat­ing, Ben Nash and Michael Pitt were also named in the best play­ers.

The thirds, with a near full strength side, made light work of the equal top side.

The Dees kicked six goals in the open­ing quar­ter be­fore adding an­other five in the sec­ond be­fore the Rovers kicked their only goal for the game.

The Dees added an­other 11 goals for the sec­ond half as they ran out 139 point win­ners.

Best play­ers: Dy­lan Hen­ery, Tom Mur­phy, Ian Cameron, Jye Hol­colmbe and Blair Hen­ery.

The fourths were able to hold out the young Rovers.

Har­ri­son Curtin kicked two goals in the 36 point win with Mitchell A’Vard and Tom Sleigh kick­ing a goal each.

Best play­ers were Lachie Leeds, Tom Sleigh, Ned Beasley, Ja­cob Read, Mitchell A’Vard and Jack Hamil­ton.

Notable men­tion to Bo­hdi Beasley, Nick Parker and Ben Bar­low who were un­lucky to not re­ceive an award.

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