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Match Report (Girls) - R2 vs Bendigo

Zak Kennedy|Mon 18 Mar 2019

EASTERN RANGES - 2.6.18

BENDIGO PIONEERS - 3.3.21

Making the road trip up the highway to Bendigo, our U18 girls were narrowly defeated by the Pioneers in a tight contest.

The home side scored the only goal of the first quarter, however Madi Church was able to score a goal in the second quarter and give the visitors a one-point lead going into half time.

Bendigo again kicked the only goal of the third quarter, leaving it up to the Ranges to come back from five points down in the final quarter.

After a few behinds were scored, Serena Gibbs kicked a goal at the eleven-minute mark to reclaim the lead. Unfortunately, the home side were able to find the winning goal with a minute and a half remaining in the match - winning by a final margin of three points.

The best players on the day included Tess Flintoff, Madison Church, Madeleine Di Cosmo, Laura McClelland, Jenna Richardson, and Serena Gibbs.

Goalkickers on the day were:

M Church

S Gibbs

The next match is on Sunday, March 24 at Healesville Sporting Complex against the Oakleigh Chargers.

FUTURES GIRLS MATCH REPORT - R1

Our first Futures Round for the 2019 season saw the squad heading to Bendigo to play the Pioneers.

13 players made their debut and put on the Eastern jumper for the first time in what was a close game for the entire duration.

We had three different goal kickers with Matilda Hardy kicking her first goal as a Ranges player

Great passages of play during the game demonstrated the talent in our younger players which is incredibly exciting for the talent coming through over the next few years.

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