Old Ivanhoe vs Ormond (Seniors)
Old Ivanhoe Grammarians
Best Players: L. Velluto, B. Oliver, J. Robertson, T. Marshall, M. Jones, N. Vacirca
Best Players: J. Hille, J. McCartney, M. Kennedy, H. Burt, S. Mason, T. Nicholls
The Seniors lost another close match at home at Chelsworth to a classy Ormond after nearly taking the honours with a gutsy last quarter comeback
The first quarter was even with neither side finding it easy to penetrate the other sides defence , and OIG managed only two goals to Velluto and Bradley which matched Ormond`s goals , so that only point was the difference at the first break.
Ormond then dominated the second term with a classy display of running football with some crisp disposals, most notably from their AFL recruit Matt Suckling , which led to a 7 to 1 goalfest , and the game looked close to being over at halftime .
But in the third term , OIG came out fighting, and with Luke Velluto dominating in the ruck, Jarryd Robertson at CHB taking intercept marks at will , Trent Marshall at fullback and Nick Vacirca at back-pocket and Max Jones ,in another great game , reining in Ormond`s forwards, forwards Stanford, Oliver, Veliou , Scuderi, DelMonte and Bradley goaled to put OIG two goals down at ¾ time.
Could OIG do it was on everyone lips , and for most of the final term they forced the ball forward through sheer tenacity, and after goals to Skok and Scuderi put OIG within a goal ,followed by snaps at goals that went agonisingly close to taking the lead and probably closing out the game , but the effort proved too much and Ormond answered with three of their own to finish the game .
|May 8, 2021||2:00 pm||Seniors||2021|
|Irvine Rd, Ivanhoe|