The Hampton Rovers suffered a disappointing 25-point loss at the hands
It was a tale of two halves as the Rovers dominated proceedings in the first half to lead by 5 goals at the main break. However
Plenty of emotion is always attached to Rovers-Ajax encounters and Saturday was no different. The Rovers came out of the blocks firing going forward in the opening seconds. Soon after, Jeremy Yelland kicked the opening two goals in quick succession.
The Rovers kicked a further two in the opening stanza while restricting
The intensity of the Rovers dropped in the third term and this allowed
The final term produced much of the same with the Rovers managing just the single goal while
Best for the Rovers were Gary Carr, Mark Devereaux, Michael Fletcher, Chris Lambert, Heath Tregear and Anthony Browne. Nick Greenwood again lead the goalkicking with 3, Jeremy Yelland 2, with singles to Daniel Andersen, Browne, Burggraaff, Fletcher, Lambert and Tregear.
The defeat sees the Rovers go into the break with 3 wins and 4 losses sitting equal 5th on the ladder with Fitzroy, Old Camberwell and Old Paradians. The Rovers next game is against Parkdale Vultures Saturday-week away at Gerry Green Reserve.
The Reserves went down to
The Under 19s look set for victory at three quarter time however a dreadful last term cost the green and golds, going down by 3 points to Oakleigh. Best were Lyall, Theodore, Law, Davis, Pinto & Lang. Gleeson, Lyall, McCoy and Pinto kicked 2 goals each with singles to Morecroft, Randall, Theodore and Ulbrich.