Dogs come out on top of Hawks

Wandin's Footballers picked up strong wins at home against Monbulk. Picture: ON FILE

By Nick Adam

It was third vs fifth at The Kennel on Saturday and Wandin came out firing from the first bounce and ended up coming away with a 16.14, 110 to 6.10, 46 win.

Consistent pressure from Wandin at the contest allowed the Dogs half-back line to control the game, with the forwards reaping the rewards.

Despite the result, Monbulk has had a great year thus far and will be looking to ensure they get a chance to reverse the result in the finals.

Wandin’s best were Chayce Black, John Ladner, Tom Merlino, Daniel Bailey, Patty Bruzzese and Harrison van Duuren.

Goalkickers on the day were Merlino with 4, Clinton Johnson and Patrick Hodgett with 3, Brodie Atkins, Harrison Byrne, Joshua Chamberlain, Brendan Foley, van Duuren and Bruzzese with 1.

Other results:

Wandin Reserves defeated Monbulk Reserves 4.13, 37 to 1.4, 10.

Wandin’s best were Jarrod Rowe, Jarrad Glenn, Aaron Mandl, Rhys Deray, Hunter Coghlan and Zachary Drysdale.

Goalkickers were Aaron Mandl with 2 and Riley Dawson-Muir and Jackson Byrne with 1.


Wandin 17Blue were defeated by Seville 17Blue 11 to 57. Wandin’s best were Abby Akers, Hannah Andrews and Alyssa Ohi. Alyssa Ohi shot 6 goals and Ava Upton 5.

Wandin D Grade had a bye.

Wandin C Grade defeated Monbulk 34 to 13. Wandin’s best were Liana Baker, Rhiannon Parker and Issy Smith. Issy Smith shot 25 goals and Bianca Zoric 9.

Wandin B Grade was defeated by Monbulk 38 to 43. Wandin’s best were Madi Rouget, Holly McInerney and Taiysha Wallis. Kailah Meager shot 17 goals, Cassidy Iedema 16 and Taiysha Wallis 5.

Wandin A Grade was defeated by Monbulk 47 to 55. Wandin’s best were Charlotte Sparkes, Kiara Smith and Brittany Tait. Lauren Spinks shot 26 goals and Yasmine O’Brien 21.