Football: Ellenbrook Eels claim wins across all grades


Bradley Lurkin works the ball around the boundary line under close eye of the umpire.
Bradley Lurkin works the ball around the boundary line under close eye of the umpire.

Ellenbrook Eels secured wins across all grades over the weekend to mark the start of the second half of the season.

Colts have started to hit form, managing a one-point win against Brentwood Booragoon.

The third grade controversially won with a head count showing the opposition had too many players on the field and had their score wiped in the last quarter.

The elder gentlemen at masters came up against the Northern Warriors that proved to be all one-sided again and with constant pressure and quick ball movement, the Eels were too good for them. Reserve grade continued their winning form and kept a hold on the top of the ladder by thrashing a lacklustre St Norbert’s 17.18 120 to 0.1.01, which saw the ball only enter St Norbert’s forward one time during the whole game.

The league squad have been training hard especially over the past few weeks in preparation for the battle against the much fancied top of the ladder St Norbert’s.

Eels showed depth, courage and constantly worked together for all four quarters to take away a huge win that sets up the second half of the season in a great position and only two points from the top of the ladder. The final scores were 22.8.140 to 12.4 76.

The 64-point win holds the Eels in a strong position going into next week’s game against fifth place Mosman Park.

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