Lions, Crows settle for damp deadlock

Albany Advertiser

Lions and Crows recorded the first draw of the under-13s Southern Districts Junior Football Association season after the sides were left deadlocked at St Joseph’s College in tough conditions on Saturday morning.

Lions kicked their only goal of the match in the opening quarter and went into the last quarter a goal up. However, the Crows were able to pinch a late goal to leave the scores even at 1.2 (8) to 1.2 (8).

Meanwhile, Eagles recorded a hard-fought win over Bulldogs, 6.7 (43) to 4.4 (28).

Mt Barker defeated Swans by 14 points at Sounness Park, while Denmark-Walpole went down to Saints 2.2 (14) to 5.12 (42).

Lion's Charlie Cuzens applies the pressure to the Crow's Liam Durack.
Camera IconLion's Charlie Cuzens applies the pressure to the Crow's Liam Durack. Credit: Albany Advertiser

In the under-15s, Mt Barker notched its ninth win of the season with a comfortable 17-point victory over Swans.

The Bulls managed a goal in every quarter to finish ahead 4.5 (29) to 1.6 (12).

Bulldogs claimed a 30-point win over Kangaroos in the Friday night fixture to remain locked in third spot.

A two-goal-to-none opening quarter set up the victory as Bulldogs recorded a 6.7 (43) to 2.1 (13) result.

The Lions' Billy Young and the Crows' Latrell Williams with Joe Mourish.
Camera IconThe Lions' Billy Young and the Crows' Latrell Williams with Joe Mourish. Credit: Albany Advertiser

Saints kept second spot with a 17-point win against Tigers. The SDJFA celebrated NAIDOC round, with indigenous elders presenting speeches before each match.

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