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A busy RPP FM commentary team took their Outside Broadcast kit on location once again to provide live coverage of the Nepean League Qualifying and Elimination Final across the weekend.

Jim’s Test & Tag Elimination Final called from Thomas Barclay Oval in Hastings on Sunday by RPP FM commentators Vossy & Nat, hosted an entertaining match between Rosebud and the Pearcedale Panthers with The Buds coming up smelling roses.

The end result on the Bendigo Bank scoreboard at the final siren was Rosebud 14. 8. (92) to Panthers 10. 10. (70).

The Nepean League Elimination Final ends Pearcedale’s hopes for participating in the 2013 Finals season.

With a 7 point difference at half time in Rosebud’s favour, it was hard to separate a winner with both teams showing equal strength and precision around the ground.

RPP FM Best on Ground, courtesy of Hastings Football Social Club was awarded to Rosebud player Ryan Spooner who pushed through with consistent play to get The Buds in to the Semi-Final.

Rosebud now play Frankston Bombers in the 1st Semi-Final in Red Hill next Sunday, 25 August.

Dromana’s Qualifying Final win played Saturday, has earned them a place in the 1st Semi-Final when they go head to head with Sorrento next Saturday 24 August. The RPP FM commentary team will also broadcast this great match starting at 2pm on 98.7 & 98.3FM Frankston.

The Peninsula League Elimination Final will be played at The Pines Ground between Edi-Asp and Mornington on Sunday 25 Aug at 2pm where Vossy and his crew will broadcast all the action live.

Thank you for the continued support of our proud sponsors – JIM’S TEST & TAG services for Match of the Day, BENDIGO BANK for sponsoring Scoreboard results and HASTINGS FOOTBALL SOCIAL CLUB for RPP FM Best on Ground.

Our appreciation extends to everyone at RPP FM who do their magic to bring live football coverage to listeners every week which include Matt Rippon – Production, Rab Siddhi – Photographer, Vossy, Nat, Toe Punt, Short Pass and Jordy King for their commentary skills and Brendon Telfer, Station Manager.

Every Monday on RPP FM’s Breakfast program, Toe Punt Kelly reports on the weekend local football action on Monday Morning Wrap-up after the 7.30 news.

Stream live from rppfm.com.au and download the RPP FM App free. Now available for Android.

If you would like your business to be part of local football and sponsor the RPP FM Match of the Day, the scoreboard or Best on Ground, contact RPP FM Sales Manager Martyn Ashton on 0481 289 154 for details.

RPP FM, is the Voice of Peninsula Football Finals.

Words Debra Mar
Photography Rab Siddhi

FINAL SCORES FOR SATURDAY 18 AUGUST 2013

PENINSULA LEAGUE SENIORS – EIGHTEENTH ROUND

Mt Eliza                    31. 24. (210)
Chelsea                      9.   5.   (59)

Frankston YCW      13. 15.   (93)
Edi-Asp                    11.   9.   (75)

Mornington             15. 11. (101)
Pines                        10.   8.   (68)

Bonbeach               12. 17.   (89)
Langwarrin               7. 10.   (52)

Karingal                    8. 15.   (63)
Seaford                     8. 12.   (60)

Pictured: Rosebud player Ryan Spooner is awarded with RPP FM Best on Ground by Hastings Football Club President Ted Gent.
Insert: Buds player Ryan Spooner