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Murrumbeena V Mount Waverley (Murrumbeena Park)

MotD 11 - Beena V MtW

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By Jason Barbin


Round 9 presents several intriguing matchups and several teams could move up the ladder with wins.


Murrumbeena v Mount Waverley (Murrumbeena Park)

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Game of the Week

One of three possible game of the week choices, the Beena attempt to bounce back into form against a refreshed Mountain Lions side.

Murrumbeena has been in good form despite last week’s loss, and are always a tough ask when on its home deck.

Mount Waverley was also in good form before the bye and are a legit finals contender, win or lose.

Murrumbeena by three points.

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Keysborough v East Brighton (Keysborough Reserve)

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Another strong candidate for game of the week sees the Burra looking to bounce back onto the winners list while the Vampires are in red hot form.

Keysborough showed positive signs in patches against Skye last week, but need to improve if it’s going to be a legitimate premiership contender.

East Brighton stamped itself as a legitimate finals contender with a win against Murrumbeena last week, and can further add to its stock season with a win on the road.

Keysborough by 22 points.


Hampton v Caulfield (Peterson Street Reserve)

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One of the more intriguing contests this weekend sees Hampton take on the Bears.

It might not seem like a big matchup, but both sides have had patchy form this season.

Hampton scraped across the line against Springvale District at home and will need to put together a stronger performance to beat the Bears.

Caulfield were highly impressive in its win against Highett, but was it the real deal or simply a flash in the pan?

Caulfield by 36 points.


Springvale Districts v Skye (Springvale Reserve)

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The Bombers flexed their muscles during their win last week and will be big favourites in this clash against the Districts.

Skye proved it is a top two side in the competition with a convincing win against Keysborough last week and for once, it wasn’t Stephen Hawkins leading the way, but none other than Ben Walker.

Springvale Districts nearly came away with an upset win against Hampton, and Stefan Feehan looms as an important player.

Skye by 34 points.


Highett v Chelsea Heights (Turner Road Reserve)

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Time is quickly running out for the Dogs’ finals chances and it does not get easier with the ladder leaders coming to town.

Highett was no match for the Bears in last week’s clash and will need to significantly improved if it’s to get close to Chelsea Heights.

The boys from Beazley Reserve are the best in the competition and should be able to comfortably win this one.

Chelsea Heights by 40 points.


BYE: Mount Waverley




By Andrew Paloczi


Ashwood vs Lyndale (Essex Heights Reserve)

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A couple of Division 3’s prolific goalkickers go head to head at Essex Heights Reserve.

Lyndale’s Trevor Kumetaitis has 30 majors to his name this season, 10 ahead of Ashwood’s Shane Peake.

It will be an entertaining match, but expect Ashwood to maintain its unbeaten record.


South Yarra vs Endeavour Hills (Fritsch Holzer Park)

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South Yarra sits fourth on the ladder, holding a percentage advantage over this week’s opponent Endeavour Hills.

The fifth-placed Falcons will feel in with a chance after making high-flying Ashwood work hard in Round 7.

The Yarras’ confidence will also be boosted after a comprehensive win over Lyndhurst.

Only a brave soul would tip against South Yarra at its fortress, and this isn’t the occasion for such bravado.


Dandenong vs Doveton Eagles (Greaves Reserve)

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Dandenong is yet to record a win in 2017 and it won’t alter that situation when it hosts a rampant Doveton outfit.

The Eagles showed no mercy against last-placed Sandown and will record another big percentage boost against the Redlegs.


Lyndhurst vs Sandown (Marriott Waters Reserve)

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After a disappointing home loss, Lyndhurst will come out all guns blazing this week.

Lightning won’t encounter much resistance from Sandown.


Black Rock vs Hallam (MacDonald Reserve)

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Coach Jay Williams has guided his side to a couple of wins on the trot.

However, Hallam will test whether or not the Jets can revive their season.

Black Rock impressed with its ball movement last week in defeating CPL, but was vulnerable when the Lions lifted their intensity.

To upset Hallam, the Jets need to maintain a consistently high standard.

The Hawks will win due to their unrelenting pressure.


Moorabbin vs Carrum Patterson Lakes (Widdop Crescent Reserve)

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Moorabbin and Carrum Patterson Lakes are looking to the future.

The sides have managed just two wins each in 2017.

After an encouraging win over South Yarra, the Kangaroos have suffered three consecutive hidings.

CPL demonstrated in the third term of its clash with Black Rock that its best footy is noteworthy.

If the Lions start positively, they are a good chance to get the better of the Kangaroos.

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