Three teams won, four team lost

Tyler Tweedie going up for a mark. (Kylie Rowe)

By Anne-Marie Ebbels

The women’s game was in freezing conditions on Friday night against Berwick Springs.

Rested after their bye, the Healesville players didn’t given Berwick Springs a chance during the game taking control from the first bounce.

With season high score, Healesville ran out winners by 95 points.

The U18s headed to Woori Yallock to contest their game. The first quarter was a tight with Healesville going into he first break six points up.

Woori Yallock claimed the lead in the second quarter with three goals to one to go into the big break with a seven-point lead.

Healesville responded after half time and had the lead back by three quarter time by six points.

A strong final quarter by Healesville scoring four goals to one secured a 19 point win to jump in second over Woori Yallock on the ladder.

The Men’s Reserves provided the nail-biter for the round. Healesville allowed Warburton-Millgrove to get the jump on them in the first quarter with five goals to zero. Healesville came back in the second quarter and kept Warburton-Millgrove goalless to reduce their lead to 19 points at half-time.

Healesville made no roads into the deficit in the third quarter going into the final quarter 19 points down.

Warburton-Millgrove were goalless in the final quarter with Healesville having multiple scoring opportunities but couldn’t snatch the game from Warburton-Millgrove going down by four points.

In the senior game, Healesville looked in control to half-time with Warburton-Millgrove managing a single goal in the half and Healesville were 35 points up at half-time.

Warburton-Millgrove came out after half-time with renewed intensity and Healesville were wasteful in front of goal with the margin being reduce to 24 points a three-quarter time. Healesville lifted their game in the final quarter with a four goal to one quarter to run out winners by 43 points.

C Grade had a tough game against Warburton-Millgrove, they battled hard all game against a taller, stronger and fitter opposition, but found the going tough.

Warburton-Millgrove ran out big winners by 54 goals.

Warburton-Millgrove got out to a quick start in the B Grade game with a 14 to five first quarter.

Healesville worked hard in the second quarter by couldn’t eat into the lead with Warburton-Millgrove going into the half-time break with a 18 goal lead.

A tough third quarter saw the goal scoring opportunities reduced by both teams before Warburton-Millgrove turned it on the final quarter to run out winners by 34 goals.

A Grade matched it with Warburton-Millgrove early with Warburton-Millgrove pulling away from Healesville in the latter part of the quarter to have an 11-goal lead at quarter-time. Healesville continued to work hard, but couldn’t match the more experienced Warburton-Millgrove who were winners by 27 goals.

Next week Healesville is at home against Belgrave with the football from 10:45am and netball from 11.20am.


Senior Women Healesville 95 defeated Berwick Springs 0 Best: P Stock, P Byron, S Potter, P Pavic, B Anderson and I Watson

Senior Men Healesville 80 defeated Warburton-Millgrove 37 Best: N Mende, D Senior, L Potts, J Savage, C Ballingall and C Warren

Reserves Men Healesville 43 defeated by Warburton-Millgrove 47 Best: J Methven, K Brown, M Evans, D Ebbels, R Hay and M Renouf

U18 Healesville 71 defeated Woori Yallock 52 Best: O Moreton, L warner, D Sikorski, R Brendish, C Bradford and T Dunne


A Grade Healesville 34 defeated by Warburton-Millgrove 61 Best: H Blackney, J Milne and J Harris

B Grade Healesville 20 defeated by Warburton-Millgrove 54 Best: N Braden, E Duff-Smith and C Bouma

C Grade Healesville 7 defeated by Warburton-Millgrove 61 Best: L Cole, E Birch and C Wild