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Man of Steele keeps Swans flying high

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August 02, 2017

Shepparton Swans Steele Simpson could not miss on Sunday, booting seven goals for his side.

Shepparton Swans' Diesel Batey takes a brilliant grab, kicking two goals in his side's big win.

Shepparton United's Josh Crawford makes a desperate plunge for the ball while Shepparton Swans' Nayte Matthews swoops in to pick it up.

Shepparton United's Sebastian Pellegrino is first in line to take the loose ball.

Shepparton Swans ace Steele Simpson had a keen eye for goal on Sunday, bagging seven goals against Shepparton United Blue.

Simpson’s enormous efforts helped his side go on to secure an 86-point victory with the win only serving to further increase their healthy percentage on top of the Shepparton District Junior Football League under-14 ladder.

Lachlan Seddon and Max Clohesy were also integral in the win as the Swans jumped to a 31-point lead by the first break.

Keeping United scoreless until the third quarter Liam Serra scored the Demons’ lone goal for the day, making it just reward for the fantastic performance he put in under pressure.

In contention for the premiership the Swans did not let up all game as Diesel Batey nailed two goals to be among his side’s best performers.

●While Shepparton United Red managed five goals against Mooroopna White, the scoreline remained just as unflattering as their under-14 clubmates.

The Cats claimed the match by 77 points as Tom Brown stood up to score seven goals for Mooroopna.

Nathan Basile was not far behind in the scoring with five goals to his name with the pair consistent contributors across the game.

Kale Gibson was superior for Shepparton United, helping Charlie Di Stefano and Bowen Calogero snag two majors each.

●Bottom-placed Mooroopna Blue was always going to be up against it when taking on Shepparton Notre Gold with the Cats scoring two goals in the contest via Jack Morcom and Campbell McElhinney.

But the Bears again had a multitude of scorers with Matthew Pellegrino, Jacob Watts and Jayden Mackay combining for 11 of Shepparton Notre’s goals.

Lachlan Rumbiolo also got his name on the scoresheet as he played one of his best games for the year, supported by Jayden Dhosi and Tanner Madigan.

●Achoung Agog was everywhere for Shepparton Notre Maroon in its 11-goal win against Tatura.

The talented forward bagged 10 goals in a best-on-ground performance, while Max Brodie, Jake Chadwick and Shaun Morris were also influential.

Cameron King, George Brisbane and Charlie Murdoch were the Dogs’ best.

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