KDL football round six wrap

By Aydin Payne

Round six of the Kyabram District League was full of lopsided results, as forwards across the competition ran riot.

Avenel’s Kasey Duncan and Harry McLean shared a memorable day together, kicking 10 goals each in a 294-point drubbing of Ardmona.

James Scully chipped in with five goals and defenders Sam Durnan and Todd Heaysman played strongly for the Swans.

Ardmona’s Che Hood, Quentin Woods and Charles Jackson were the standouts for the Cats.

●Nagambie’s Anthony Haysom booted nine goals in his side’s 81-point rout of Murchison-Toolamba.

The Lakers look to have hit their straps after six rounds of action, with their opening quarter producing eight goals to one to storm past the Grasshoppers 18.10 (118) to 5.7 (37).

Blake Fothergill (two goals), Darcy Sidebottom, and Dan Fitzpatrick led the way for Nagambie, while Murchison-Toolamba’s Adam MacGibbon, James Milne and Luke Cecchin fought hard.

●Dookie United returned to the winner’s list with an emphatic performance against Longwood, defeating the Redlegs 31.16 (202) to 6.7 (43).

Kyle Tapscott and Ben Kelly starred for the Thunder, slotting eight majors each, with teammate Brad Ridings kicking six goals in the 159-point win.

Longwood kicked its highest score of the season, with Kobe Galvin (two goals) and Julian Ross the standouts.

●A six-goal effort from Drew Haebich and starring roles from Daniel Brock and Ryan Barassi (two goals) helped Stanhope clinch a 109-point win against Violet Town.

Towners Matthew McCarty (two goals), Jett Bewick and Kevin Kiernan all fought bravely in the 5.3 (33) to 21.16 (142) loss.

Tallygaroopna continued its winning ways, defeating Girgarre 16.16 (112) to 6.11 (47) at Girgarre Recreation Reserve.

Heath Barton (five goals) and teenager Jai Utiger (three goals) caused headaches for the Roos, along with Hugh Anderson and Austin Tricarico.

Girgarre defender Billy Barnes and Ashley Hughes were the standouts for the home side.

●Lastly, Merrigum’s Jake Ross (five goals) and Josh Smith (four goals) played important roles in their side’s 19.10 (124) to 4.5 (29) win against Shepparton East.

Eagle Anthony Tautala booted three goals and teammate Ethan Moor (one goal) led the way for his side.