Bulldogs crush Roos by 146 points in BFNL blowout

GISBORNE recorded its biggest BFNL win since 2011 with a 146-point demolition of Kangaroo Flat at Gardiner Reserve on Saturday.

The Bulldogs inflicted the Roos’ third-straight loss by triple figures with the 27.15 (177) to 4.7 (31) blowout.

Gisborne put the Roos to the sword from the outset, bolting to a 48-point lead at quarter-time, 8.3 to 0.3.

The Bulldogs’ tally of 27 goals featured Tristan James (seven) and Jake Conolan (six) combining for 13, with the pair among Gisborne’s standouts, along with Daniel Weaver (two goals) and Jack Baker (three goals).

The Roos were again best served by their most consistent player this season, Jonathan Lanyon. Dylan Klemm kicked two of their four goals.

LADDER:

Golden Square – 10-2

Eaglehawk – 10-2

Strathfieldsaye – 9-3

South Bendigo – 8-4

Kyneton – 7-4-1

Sandhurst – 7-4-1

Gisborne – 4-8

Kangaroo Flat – 2-10

Maryborough – 1-11

Castlemaine – 1-11

NEXT ROUND:

Saturday, July 22

Kangaroo Flat v Maryborough;

Kyneton v Sandhurst;

Golden Square v Eaglehawk;

South Bendigo v Castlemaine;

Strathfieldsaye v Gisborne.

LEADING GOALKICKERS:

72 – B. Weightman (Kyn)

65 – M. Gretgrix (Eh)

64 – L. Sharp (Strath)

41 – T. Baird (GS)

36 – M. Scholard (Kyn)

29 – K. Antonowicz (SB)

28 – T. Wood (Gis)

25 – J. Conolan (Gis)

24 – A. Collins (Sand)