By Jarryd McGuane
Dingley have opened their Division 1 title defence in strong fashion defeating St Pauls by 78 points at Trevor Barker Reserve on Sunday. The reigning premiers extended their lead at every change with Daniel Farmer putting in a best on ground performance for the Dingoes.
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It was a great start to life in the SFNL for Port Melbourne Colts by defeating last year’s runners up Murrumbeena by 99 points.
Keysborough, through the strength of their first half, was able to hold on for an 11-point victory over a fast-finishing Skye at Keysborough Reserve.
Meanwhile, a strong last quarter was not enough for Chelsea Heights as they fell to Caulfield by 14 points at Koornang Park Reserve.
Despite inaccuracy in front of goal, the weight of Heatherton’s 26 shots on goal proved too much for Springvale Districts, as the Tonners walked away with a 39-point victory.
Hampton proved too strong on the road for newly promoted Black Rock, taking a 14-point victory away from McDonald Reserve.
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Lyndhurst was unable to complete a fairytale win in their first senior game as a strong final quarter gave Hallam a 53-point victory.
Endeavour Hills held Ashwood goalless in the final quarter and was able to escape Essex Heights Reserve with an 11-point win.
After a quick start, Doveton didn’t look back as they handed down a 102-point defeat to Sandown at Power Reserve.
Lyndale got their new season off to a winning start, defeating South Yarra at Barry Powell Reserve by 21 points.
Mount Waverley, the reigning runners up have got the start to 2016 that they wanted, with a 116-point victory over 2015 finalists Carrum Patterson Lakes.
The final match of the round saw last year’s Preliminary Finalists Moorabbin hand Dandenong a 74-point defeat at Widdop Crescent Reserve.
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St Pauls proved too strong for Dingley in the Season Launch curtain-raiser, Running out winners by 114 points.
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