Monday, July 26, 2010
For the second time this season, Leongatha defeated Gippsland Football League heavyweights Traralgon. Playing at home, they went on to win by sixteen points.
The Gippsland Football League, officially the Gippsland League, is the only major Australian rules football competition in the Gippsland region according to the Victorian Country Football League.
Scores are quoted as goals-behinds (total); or goals, behinds. Goals are worth six points, behinds worth one.
Leongatha lead at every change, first by 31 points, then 25 points and 51 points. They kicked five goals, two behinds to a single behind in the first quarter; one goal one hind to two goals, one behind in the second; and four goals, three behinds to one behind in the third.
The final quarter saw Traralgon fight back and come within three goals of taking an unlikely victory. They managed to kick seven goals to Leongatha's, one goal, one behind to end the day losing by 16 points, 11–7 (73) to 9–3 (57).
Around the grounds, Drouin kicked three more behinds than the aggregate of the match described above as they defeated Sale in Sale 20–13 (133) to 17–8 (110), an inaccurate Maffra defeated a dismal Warragul in Warragul 13–26 (104) to 1–3 (9) and Moe traveled to Morwell to defeat the hosts 17–13 (115) to 11–17 (83).
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