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Eagles soar high with another win

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In RPP FM Match of the Day, brought to you by Mornington & Rosebud Telstra Stores, Andrew “Toe Punt” Kelly returned to the commentary box with his team to call the action between Somerville and Sorrento.

Sorrento entered the match keen to atone for their previous weeks loss to Red Hill, whilst Somerville entered the match anxious to find some consistent form after a yo-yo start to the season.

Somerville started the match with a high intensity output, throwing their bodies into the contest, and out muscling their Sorrento counterparts. The Eagles rode this wave of intensity to a well earned 26 point lead at Quarter Time on the Rye Hotel Scoreboard.

Sparked by a stern Q/T address coach Troy Schwarze, Sorrento upped their work rate in the 2nd term, to draw level at half time.

The second half was an exhibition in tight, rugged, contested football. Neither side willing to give an inch in a hard fought encounter.

However Somerville were able to kick 2 decisive goals late in the last quarter to win by 13 points.

Best Players for Somerville were Speedy, McKenzie and Farrely. While Grant, Campbell and Poholke battled valiantly for Sorrento.

RPP FM Best on Ground was awarded to Eagles player Tim Mcguinness with beaming Toe Punt.

Final score on the Rye Hotel Scoreboard:

Somerville    11. 10 (76)
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Sorrento           9. 9 (63)

Other Nepean Football Netball League match scores in Round 4:

Devon Meadows  11. 11 77
Hastings                  6. 8 44

Dromana             12. 16 88
Pearcedale            10. 4 64

Red Hill              25. 12 162
Tyabb                       4. 6 30

Crib Point             11. 11 77
Frankston            10. 13 73

Peninsula Football Netball League match scores in Round 4:

Frankston YCW     12. 8 80
Langwarrin          10. 15 75

Chelsea                   6. 4 50
Bonbeach             12.  9 81

Seaford                   2. 7 19
Mt Eliza             14. 18 102

Mornington         14. 15 99
Pines                    6. 13 49

Edi-Asp            18. 24 132
Karingal              11. 11 77

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The RPP FM Match of the Day live coverage next Saturday commencing at 2pm will be at Rosebud when the Blues take on Dromana Tigers in the Nepean Football Netball League.

Words Jack Fulham
Photography Rab Siddhi

Pictured: The Best on Ground golden trophy was awarded to Eagles player Tim Mcguinness presented by Toe Punt

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