Geelong 19.12 (126) def. Coburg 6.5 (41)
Geelong took the four points in its battle against Coburg with a convincing 85-point win. Sam Dobson kicked six goals for the Cats, while Jamaine Jones bagged five. Brandan Parfitt was also good, recording 26 disposals, 10 tackles, and a goal.
Liam Hunt was Coburg’s best, he had a massive day with 48 touches and a goal.
Port Melbourne 16.9 (105) def. Casey 5.10 (40)
Port Melbourne has continued its brilliant season with a win over Casey. Toby Pinwill was fantastic with 32 disposals and a goal, while Dylan Conway kicked four majors.
Essendon 10.14 (74) def. by Richmond 12.8 (80)
Anthony Miles (36 disposals) was again excellent as Richmond got past Essendon by a goal. Taylor Hunt was also good, he had 28 touches and managed to hit the scoreboard with a goal.
David Myers was one of the Bombers’ best with 35 disposals, while Jackson Merrett slotted three goals.
Collingwood 13.7 (85) def. Footscray 12.8 (80)
Anthony Bruhn had an opportunity late to tie the game for Footscray, but couldn’t do it, meaning Collingwood took the four points. Jarryd Blair was great for the Pies, he had 24 touches and seven tackles. Ben Reid was also solid with 20 disposals and a goal.
Matthew Boyd (22 touches) was again solid for Footscray, while Tim English (16 touches and 24 hit-outs) also did some good things.
Northern Blues 6.19 (55) def. by Box Hill 11.11 (77)
Ty Vickery bagged another three goals as Box Hill stayed on top of the ladder with a 22-point win over the Northern Blues. Brendan Whitecross also performed well for the Hawks, he had 25 touches and also managed to kick a major.
Blaine Boekhorst had a lot of it for the Blues, finishing the game with 37 disposals.
Sandringham 17.6 (108) def. Werribee 14.18 (102)
A late run from Werribee was not enough, as they went down to Sandringham by just six points. Tom Hickey impressed for the Zebras, he had 21 disposals, 52 hit-outs, and kicked a goal. His teammate Shane Savage was also very good with 38 touches and two goals.
Nick Larkey bagged four goals for the Tigers, while Will Fordham had 25 disposals and two goals.