New Norfolk survives close call with Huonville

HUONVILLE came close to ending New Norfolk’s 27-game winning streak in this weekend’s round of the Southern Football League, going into the half-time break with a three-goal lead. However a rousing half-time address by Eagles coach Anthony McConnon did the trick and New Norfolk rallied for a 28-point victory, 21.9 (135) to 16.11 (107). New Norfolk goal-scorers were B. Booth 5, R. Martin 4, N. Ross 4, R. Belcher 2, S. Collis 2, M. Smith 2, J. Murray 2 and M. Thompson.

Meanwhile the New Norfolk reserves scored their first win of the year, defeating Huonville by 76 points. Goal-scorers were: P. Jelkic 5, M. Bearman 4, L. Browning 2, C. Ransley 2, N. Benson 2, D. Triffett, A. Minchin and B. Shaw.

New Norfolk colts also continued on their winning way, beating Huonville by 57 points. Goal-scorers: S. Triffitt 3, B. Coppleman 2, J. Walsh 2, N. Coy 2, J. Young, J. Booker, M. Horne, D. Triffett, B. Lovell and J. Wallner.

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