BFL: Eaglehawk v Strathfieldsaye

Updates of today's BFL round two game between Eaglehawk and Strathfieldsaye at Canterbury Park.


What another fantastic day for football this afternoon.

We had great conditions for round one last week and have so again today for the clash between the Hawks and Storm at Canterbury Park.

This is the only round two game featuring two winners from last weekend.

Here's the two teams:


C. McGlashan T. Miles S. Williams

C. Harrington B. Conforti M. Collins

B. McPhee P. Craig D. Wust

J. Collins T. Nicolson K. Archbold

H. Collins M. Gilmore J. Ketterer

C. West D. Lock B. Filo

Interchange: R. Dudley, L. Button, G. Daly, T. Harrington

No change 


M. Ladson A. Trollop K. Smith

J. Hall J. Donaldson V. Caristo

J. Dickens N. Smith L. Marchesi

T. Dowd M. Johnston S. Baker

S. Milne B. Curnow B. Lester

M. Pilcher S. Johns V. Flood

Interchange: (from) R. Weeding, R. Irwin, N. Moffat, K. Lea, J. Gawthrop, J. Falconer

In: R. Irwin, B. Lester, J. Falconer

Out: M. Smith (injured) 

Here's Eaglehawk coach Luke Monaghan's thoughts from Thursday:


And here's the Addy tipsters selections:

Adam Bourke - Storm (32)

Luke West - Storm (30)

Nathan Dole - Storm (15)

Kristen Alebakis - Storm (35)

Richard Jones - Storm (27).

At quarter time, th Hawks lead 4.2 26 to 3.3 21.

Th Hawks kicked the first three goals of the game in the opening 10 minutes through forward Matt Gilmoe.

Th Storm hit back with he next three hrough Jake Hall, Ben Lester and Bryce Curnow coutesy of a 50m penalty.

Sean Williams has the other goal for Eaglehawk.

The Hawks dominated the inside 50 count 16-8 for the quarter, while the Storm controlled the stoppages around the ground 14-7.

Eaglehawk defender Tyler Miles is playing on Stephen Milne.

Milne has had one shot at goal, which went ou on the full.

Elsewhere, Kangaroo Flat leads Castlemaine by 12 points and Gisborne is 44 points up on Maryborough.

Half time here at Canterbuy Park and the Storm have opened up a 14-point lead.

Storm lead 8.654 to 6.4 40.

The Storm dominated the last 20 minutes of the second term, kicking five unanswered goals.

Sean Johns kicked two of them, with he burst similar to lat weeks match-winning second quarter patch of footy against Golden Square.

Nick Smith has been outsanding for the Storm through the midfield.

Matt Gilmore has five of Eaglehawks six goals. He is matched up on Jayden Donaldson.

The Storm are belting the Hawks around the stoppages, leading 23-11.

Inside -50 count is 25-22 in favour of the Hawks.

Storm have all the momentum looking dangerous.

Milne has one goal.

In other games, Kangaroo Flat leads Castlemaine by 17 points and Gisborne is 41 points up on Mayborough.

At three qtr time its now a 33-point lead to the storm, 13.8 86 to 8.5 53.

The Storm further asserted their authority wih the first four goals that quarter inside the opening 12 minues.

The four quick goals were set up from strong centre clearance work by the Storm midfielders.

The Storm badkline has been superb, restricting the Hawks to eight goals from 38 inside 50s.

Brodie Filo produced one of the highlights of the third quarter with a et-shot goal from inside the centre square.

Storm have the wind in the last quarter.

No Steven Baker in the Storm side today.

The Storm continuing to smash the Hawks at the stoppages. They lead stoppages 30-15.

Milne has 3 goals for the Storm, including a clever little toe poke in the thid term.

Gilmore has five of the Hawks eight goals.

Game over at Canterbury Park, the Storm wins by 23 points, 15.10 100 to 12.5 77.

The Hawks gave themselves a sniff when they kicked the first three goals of the last term inside the opening five minutes, but Strathfieldsaye weathered the Storm.

The Hawks had plenty of ball inside 50 the last term, but apart from the early burst sruggled to penetrate the Storm defence.

Jake Hall played a top game for the Storm, while Tyler Miles competed very well on Stephen Milne, who finished with 3 goals.

Gilmore bagged six goals for the Hawks.

The Hawks won the inside 50 count 54-43, including 16-9 in the last term as they an the game out strongly, but were too reliant on GIlmore.

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