RPP FM’s Match of the Day covered the first final of the season for the Nepean Football Netball League. The match revealed the Somerville Eagles 7 point win over the Sorrento Sharks at Pearcedale Recreation Reserve on Saturday.
The match was close across all four quarters, with both teams fighting for a strong start to their finals campaigns. The last quarter saw the Sharks give their best shot at a come from behind victory but the Eagles were on the ball and responded to every move.
It was a terrific contest between the two sides with 11 goals kicked in the fourth quarter alone. The player of the match was awarded to Daniel Grant of the Sorrento Sharks for his four quarter effort.
Words Charlotte Elliott
On the Rye Hotel scoreboard the final results were revealed:
Somerville 1.2, 3.5, 6.7, 12.7 (79)
Sorrento 2.1, 3.3, 6.3, 11.6 (72)
GOALS, Somerville :
J. Sutton 2, D. Hirst 2, R. Hogenbirk 1, A. Speedy 1, S. Simpson 1, L. Rowe 1,
B. Rolfe 1, T. Shaw 1, T. Bravo 1, B. Sedgwick 1
L. Tapscott 3, M. Pitt 2, T. Schwarze 2, J. Hallahan 2, L. Poholke 1, M. Poholke 1
BEST, Somerville :
T. Farrelly, J. Farrelly, T. McGenniss, J. Westerman, J. Sutton, R. Hogenbirk
J. Croad, L. Tapscott, J. Hallahan, D. Grant, R. Potter, L. Poholke
MATCH RESULTS IN THE ELIMINATION FINAL PLAYED SUNDAY, 30 AUGUST IN THE NEPEAN FOOTBALL NETBALL LEAGUE
Red Hill 6.3, 11.8, 15.9, 15.9 (99)
Hastings 0.1, 5.8, 10.12, 10.12 (72)
GOALS, Red Hill :
H. Larwill 3, B. Maguinness 2, M. Vagg 2, J. Mold 2, B. McCormack 1, A. Mock 1,
M. Dillon 1, D. Allsop 1, J. Eames 1, S. Holmes 1
P. Rogasch 5, L. Clark 2, S. Foster 2, M. Clifford 1
BEST, Red Hill :
D. McNamara, J. Mitchell, J. Mold, M. Dillon, M. Vagg, J. Siversen
P. Rogasch, P. Mawson, J. Mulheron, S. Foster, M. Clifford, T. Green
Red Hill Mountain Men play Sorrento Sharks in the 1st Semi Final next Sunday, 6 September at Tyabb FNC. RPP FM commentators will broadcast the action live on 98.7FM and 98.3FM Frankston at 2pm. Live stream the action on the rppfm.com.au website and download the RPP FM APP.
Somerville Eagles play Rosebud in the 2nd Semi Final this Saturday, 5 September.
The Qualifying Final in the Peninsula Football Netball League will be broadcast on RPP FM this Saturday, 5 September at Frankston Park.
RESULTS IN THE PENINSULA FOOTBALL NETBALL LEAGUE ROUND 18
Pines 17.13 (115)
Chelsea 16.12 (108)
Mt Eliza 13.17 (95)
Edi-Asp 6.9 (45)
Bonbeach 15.10 (100)
Mornington 10.10 (70)
***other match results not available at time of posting
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