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Clash a true blue battle for supremacy

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May 09, 2018

Shepparton Swans White's Alexandro Martello grabs the ball and takes off.

Shepparton Swans White's Darcy Diffey takes a mark ahead of Mooroopna Blue's Tommy Zappala.

Mooroopna Blue's Joe Vakasisikakala and Jordan Breen try to beat Shepparton Swans White's Beau Presley to the ball.

Mooroopna Blue's Joe Vakasisikakala evades a tackle.

Shepparton Swans White and Mooroopna Blue fought out one of the most attractive Shepparton District Junior Football League games for the year on Sunday.

Neither side hit the scoreboard in the first quarter, before the evenly matched teams started to trouble the scorers in the second quarter.

The Swans held a seven-point advantage at the main break which Blue cut down to four points by the final change.

With a desperate push the Cats claimed the four points thanks to outstanding efforts from Ben Woods, Kydan Atkinson and Jordan Breen in a five-point win .

But the Swans were well served by Valo Valoia who kicked three goals as well as Oliver Warburton, Manny Laulu and Edward Telford.

Shepparton United Red secured a 19-point away victory against the Echuca Murray Bombers with Isaac Barry and Samuel Adams at the forefront as the Demons had nine individual goalkickers.

United led at every change despite Sam Deola kicking two goals for the Murray Bombers with Tighe O’Brien also valuable.

Shepparton Swans Red and Mooroopna White also played off in an epic, this time with the Swans taking the spoils.

Zach Dwyer kicked two goals for Red and Ben Butts did the same for White.

But Enrique Goggin, Harrison Mazzella and Taije Fitzsimmons kept the game moving in the Swans’ favour.

Shepparton Notre Maroon could not stop a rampant Echuca Bombers outfit, going down by 103 points at Emmaus Main Oval.

Lachlan Ludeman, Carter Falk and Boston Dowling tried hard all day for the Bears as Zac Metcalf contributed three goals.

Kyle Montgomery and Kian Roche (three goals) were impressive in Shepparton United Blue’s sizeable defeat of Tatura.

Izaac Thompson-Fethney (two goals), Jordan Wiggins and Charlie Di Stefano were also fantastic for the winning side as the Bulldogs were best served by Mitch Bell and Patrick Forster.

Corbin Anderson sent home six goals for Echuca Green in its sizeable win against Shepparton Notre Gold.

Charlie Mellington and Jack Hooper combined for five goals to put a respectable tally on the board for the Bears.

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