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High-flying Swans soar into finals on top of massive win

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August 09, 2017

Swans forward Steele Simpson, pictured in action against Shepparton United last month, booted seven majors at the weekend in his team's dominant display against Tatura.

Shepparton Swans bound into the finals on top of the Shepparton District Junior Football League under-14 ladder following a 118-point demolition of Tatura.

The Swans will have a week off after keeping the Bulldogs to two behinds for the match, while slamming through 18 goals of their own.

Steele Simpson made it consecutive seven-goal hauls in a commanding display up forward, while Erion Barolli added five majors.

Barolli, Max Clohesy, Diesel Batey, Valo Valoia and Cody Carrafa were also outstanding for the Swans, while the Bulldogs had Damien Lyons, Cameron O’Connell, Harry Trevaskis, Deakin Easterbrook and Cameron King play well.

●Shepparton Notre Gold won the battle with Shepparton Notre Maroon, winning by 54 points.

Jayden Dhosi, Matthew Pellegrino (three goals), Jacob Watts, Alex Dwyer and Drew Docking stood out for Gold, while Achoung Agog was the only multiple goal-kicker for Maroon with two majors after slotting 10 against Tatura a week earlier.

●Shepparton United Blue prevailed in a one-point thriller against Mooroopna White after trailing by 19 points at three-quarter-time.

The Demons almost doubled their score in a pulsating last quarter, while the Cats failed to register a score.

Samuel Adams, Liam Serra, Jordan Wiggins, Kian Roche and Sebastian Pellegrino were at the top of their game for United Blue, while Riley Moon, Nathan Basile, Liam Leahy, Zachary Lane and Kerry Blake were the Cats’ best.

●The game between Shepparton United Red and Mooroopna Blue was nowhere near as close, with the Demons winning by 56 points.

Bowen Calogero, Denzel Alessi, Kade Alper, Ryan Calogero and Liam Schwarz led the way for United, while the Cats’ outstanding players were Jed Woods, Brock Ballintine, Ben Woods, Kobie Issell and Elliott Hall.

●In the Youth Girls competition Shepparton Notre cruised into the finals with a 95-point win against Euroa, Echuca was a 40-point winner against Northern Angels, while Finley won a low-scoring game with Shepparton United by 13 points.

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