The Hampton Rovers put in a much improved performance than round one but couldn?t come home with the four points as they took on North Old Boys at The Boss on Saturday.
A smallish crowd by Rovers standards was on hand at
North Old Boys, recently merged with
It was a game of missed opportunities for the home side with several set-shots for goal missing the target, however the scores remained tight until mid-way through the final term as the N.O.B.S. kicked away to defeat the Rovers by 21 points.
Jeremy Yellend put in a good performance for the Rovers kicking 3 goals while Mark Devereaux and Anthony Browne were the other multiple goalkickers with 2 each. Sam Parkinson was a standout for
The Rovers will hope to see the return of a couple of players including Heath Tregear next weekend as they take on the Monash Blues away at
North Old Boys also proved too strong in the Reserves. Best for the Rovers were Paul Adams, Lachlan Wheeler and Jackson Ward. Luke Holt kicked 2 goals with Graham Davis and Josh Glanville kicking one each. The Under 19s went down to Mazenod away at Central Reserve.