Navies on the board at last with first win in NCFL over Wedderburn

KEY CONTRIBUTOR: Charlton's Daniel Thiesz kicked five goals in the Navies' 63-point win over Wedderburn in the North Central league on Saturday.

KEY CONTRIBUTOR: Charlton's Daniel Thiesz kicked five goals in the Navies' 63-point win over Wedderburn in the North Central league on Saturday.

IT has taken five rounds, but reigning premier Charlton finally has its first win of the North Central league season.

The Navies kicked nine unanswered goals during a scintillating second term to set up a comfortable 63-point win over Wedderburn, 17.17 (119) to 7.14 (56), at home.

• Birchip-Watchem handed winless St Arnaud a 103-point belting after what had been a competitive contest for the first half.

The Bulls led by just 11 points at half-time, before adding 14.8 after the main break, while the Saints didn’t score.

With Stephen Paulke (10) and Charlie Hallam (six) combining for 16 goals, the Bulls won 20.14 (134) to 4.7 (31) at Birchip.

• Unbeaten Wycheproof-Narraport continued on its winning way, thumping Donald by 87 points, 21.12 (138) to 6.15 (51).

• And in-form Boort won its fourth game in a row, defeating Sea Lake Nandaly Tigers 10.13 (73) to 9.12 (66) having earlier trailed by 21 points at half-time.

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