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Buds bloom with 2nd semi win

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Rosebud came out on top with a 16 point win over Somerville Eagles in the NFNL 2nd Semi-Final played this Saturday.

RPP FM Match of the Day covered the action live from RJ Rowley Recreation Reserve in Rye as the RPP FM commentary team warmed up their vocal cords ahead of the 2015 MPNFL footy finals broadcast this month.

Even though the Eagles kicking skills were more accurate booting a total of 28 goals, it was the Buds day to bring home a win with impressive marks and ball work.

The NFNL 2nd Semi-Final results posted on the Rye Hotel Scoreboard revealed:

Rosebud                          4.6,  6.11,  9.15,  10.17  (77)
Somerville                              4.2,  7.3,  8.4,  9.7  (61)

GOALS, Rosebud :
R. Forrest 3, G. Bentley 2, T. Baker 2, K. Downie 1, T. Stoffels 1, B. McDonald 1
Somerville :
D. Hirst 3, T. Bravo 2, R. Hogenbirk 1, A. Speedy 1, J. Collie 1, J. Allsopp 1

BEST, Rosebud :
N. Boswell, J. Jarman, B. Dwyer, R. Forrest, K. Corrin, L. Armstrong

Somerville :
J. Westerman, L. Collie, B. Sedgwick, A. Speedy, T. Hirst, T. Farrelly

Turning to the PFNL on Saturday, 5 September saw  a one-sided result in the Qualifying Final in the PFNL with Frankston YCW Stonecats annihilating the Mornington Bulldogs.

Frankston YCW            5.5,  10.6,  18.8,  23.13  (151)
Mornington                              2.1,  4.1,  5.4,  9.8  (62)

GOALS, Frankston YCW :
A. Bruhn 7, L. Roberts 3, D. Bodley 3, R. Santon 2, M. Debenham 2, S. MacLeod 2,
K. Hutchison 1, P. Minchington 1, T. Lester 1, B. Ulms 1

Mornington :
A. Symes 2, J. Halsall 1, J. Smart 1, J. Cameron 1, D. Whelan 1, R. Odell 1,
J. Calder 1, B. Wells 1

BEST, Frankston YCW :
C. Nankervis, A. Bruhn, L. Roberts, J. Coghlan, R. Santon, A. Eames

Mornington :
R. Odell, J. Miller, M. Gay, J. Halsall, B. Wells, J. Cameron

RPP FM will cover the following matches live in the 2015 MPNFL final series:

Saturday, 12 September – NFNL Preliminary Final at Tyabb FNC

Sunday, 13 September – PFNL 1st Semi-Final at Frankston Park

Saturday, 19 September – NFNL Grand Final at Frankston Park

Sunday, 20 September – PFNL Preliminary Final at Frankston Park

Sunday, 27 September – PFNL Grand Final at Frankston Park

Matches will be broadcast live commencing 2pm on 98.7FM or 98.3FM Frankston. Live stream the action on the website and download the RPP FM APP.


RPP FM MATCH OF THE DAY brought to you by Mornington & Rosebud Telstra Stores

Scoreboard – Rye Hotel

Best on Ground – Mornington Peninsula Brewery

Half Time Footy Wrap-up – Balnarring Heritage Tavern

RPP FM continues to support Abacus Learning Centre – Achieving with Autism.

Photography Rab Siddhi

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Pictured: Rosebud player Rob Forrest awarded RPP FM Best on Ground by RPP FM commentators in the NFNL 2nd Semi-Final on the weekend.

For more RPP FM Match of the Day photos taken by RPP FM photographer Rab Siddhi visit



Written by: Debra Mar

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