As the 2013 Peninsula Football League head towards the business end of the competition, the stronger sides are starting to filter through with an upset in the twelfth round when Karingal Bulls charged Mt Eliza Redlegs down the Peninsula League ladder.
RPP Match of the Day, sponsored by Jim’s Test & Tag saw the Raging Bulls, in their own pit, double the score of the Redlegs on the Pest Free Scoreboard 18. 8. 116 to 9. 4. 58.
Commentators Michael ‘Vossy’ Voss (who shares his name with Senior coach of the Brisbane Lions) and Nath Casterton, hollered the action down the mic from the RPP FM marquee.
Interest is building with local punters wondering who will take out the 2013 Premiership with the unpredictability of the top five teams still in contention on the league’s ladder.
This week’s RPP FM Best on Ground, courtesy of RAMS Home Loans Frankston, was awarded to Karingal player David ‘Buddha’ Hirst who was handed the Golden Trophy. Buddha said, “We have won more away games than we have on our own ground so it was a big effort to come out today and attack them hard to win.”
In a couple of weeks Karingal travel to Jubilee Park, home of the Frankston YCW Stonecats, one of the teams that make up the five top. “We usually struggle down at Frankston,” he added.
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Every Monday on Breakfast with Johnno & Marzy, Toe Punt Kelly reports on the weekend local football action on Monday Morning Wrap-up after the 7.30 news.
Next Saturday, two Peninsula football personalities, Andrew ‘Toe Punt’ Kelly and bro Adam ‘Short Pass’ Kelly, together with their entourage have another day at the office to broadcast all the action from Rye’s home ground when The Demons size up the Dromana Tigers in the twelfth-split round of the Nepean League at 2pm right here on 98.7 & Frankston 98.3FM.
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Pictured: Proud winner of RPP FM Best on Ground Bulls player David ‘Buddha’ Hirst with Jeff Walton, President of Karingal Football Club. Courtesy of RAMS Home Loans Frankston.
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Words by Debra Mar
Photography: Rab Siddhi