MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 09: Travis Cloke of Footscray (C) kicks during the round 12 VFL match between Sandringham and Footscray at Trevor Barker Beach Oval on July 9, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Graham Denholm/AFL Media/Getty Images)

State League Wrap-Up: Round 16



Richmond 11.10 (76) def. Casey 7.6 (48)

Richmond held Casey to just one goal in the first half, and ran away 28-point winners. Jacob Townsend was fantastic for the Tigers, collecting 30 disposals, 14 tackles, and kicking a goal.

Ben Kennedy did well for the Demons, recording 32 touches and a goal, while Jack Trengove had 26 disposals.

Geelong 7.8 (50) def. by Collingwood 11.10 (76)

A strong first quarter setup a 26-point victory for Collingwood. Kayle Kirby slotted four goals for the Pies, while James Aish had 28 disposals and a goal.

James Tsitas was arguable Geelong’s best, he had 24 disposals and hit the scoreboard with a goal.

Coburg 10.9 (69) def. by Werribee 12.15 (87)

Werribee trailed at every change, but managed to come over the top of Coburg late in the game. Matt Hanson had 30 disposals and 12 tackles for the Tigers, while his teammate Braydon Preuss recorded 15 touches, 30 hit-outs, and a goal.

Luke Bunker performed well for the Lions, and he had 29 disposals and 18 tackles.

Northern Blues 9.9 (63) def. by Port Melbourne 13.8 (86)

Port Melbourne have returned to the top of the ladder with a 23-point win over the Northern Blues. Chris Cain had a great day for the Borough, he finished with 18 disposals and three goals.

Blaine Boekhorst may have earned himself a recall into the seniors. Despite the loss he put in a good showing, recording 32 touches, 10 marks, and kicking one major.

North Ballarat 6.10 (46) def. by Essendon 14.16 (100)

It was another tough day at the office for North Ballarat, going down to Essendon by 54 points. Jackson Merrett again performed well for the Bombers, he finished with three goals.

On a day where there was not much to cheer about for the Roosters, Oliver Tate was amongst the best.

Box Hill 10.13 (73) def. by Williamstown 17.16 (118)

Williamstown have put Box Hill to the sword in what was proposed as potentially the game of the round. Brett Bewley (41 disposals), and Michael Gibbons (32 disposals & two goals) both had massive games for the Seagulls.

James Cousins (24 touches & a goal) played well for the Hawks in what was just there second loss for the season.

Sandringham 10.11 (71) def. by Footscray 18.12 (120)

Strong opening and final quarters have helped Footscray claim a 49-point win over Sandringham. Travis Cloke put in a good performance in his return to footy, kicking three goals and recording 20 disposals.

Luke Dunstan impressed for the Zebras, he had 38 disposals and kicked two goals.

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