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Edi-Asp Eagles earned their ‘wings’ to proceed to the 1st Semi-final in the Peninsula Football League at the Jim’s Test & Tag Match of the Day played on Sunday against Mornington Bulldogs.

On the Turnkey Homes Scoreboard at the Elimination Final at Eric Bell Reserve, the final score was Edi-Asp 11. 12. (78) to Mornington 9. 13. (67).

The Eagles came into the Final as the favourite but trailed the Bulldogs until the first 15 minutes in the final quarter where scores were even. From there onwards the excitement built as ‘tit-for-tat’ scoring was displayed on the Turnkey Homes Scoreboard. Edi-Asp broke away from the Doggies to win the match by 11 points.

Michael Voss & Nat provided a thrilling blow by blow commentary and both nominated the big Rover for Edi-Asp Markham Johnson to take out RPP FM Best on Ground Trophy, sponsored by TurnKey Homes. Johnson kicked the all important goal which gave his team the winning edge.

Mornington have now blown their chance to compete in the 2013 Peninsula Football League finals series.

The 1st Semi-final will be played between Edi-Asp and Mt Eliza next Sunday, 1 September.

Thank you for the continued support of our proud sponsors – JIM’S TEST & TAG services for RPP FM Match of the Day, TURNKEY HOMES – 1800TURNKEY for sponsoring today’s Scoreboard results and RPP FM Best on Ground.

Our appreciation extends to the RPP FM crew who gave their time today to bring the live football coverage which include Vossy & Nat, Matt Rippon – Production, and our official photographer Rab Siddhi,  who captured the ‘Best on Ground’ moment for the RPP FM website.

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.

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Words Debra Mar
Photography Rab Siddhi

FINAL SCORES FOR SUNDAY 25 AUGUST 2013

BENDIGO BANK NEPEAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE SENIORS – 1st SEMI-FINAL

ROSEBUD                           13.  8. (86)
FRANKSTON BOMBERS   8. 13.(61)

Pictured: Eagles player Markham Johnson awarded RPP FM Best on Ground with RPP FM commentator Nathan Casterton, sponsored by TurnKey Homes.
Insert: RPP FM Best on Ground Eagles player Markham Johnson