Australian rules football: 2010 Gippsland Football League round 16 split round week two

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Sunday, August 8, 2010

Week two of the Gippsland Football League round sixteen split round saw a combined winning margin of 80 points, as Maffra deafeated Leongatha and Morwell defeated Wonthaggi.

The Gippsland Football League, officially the Gippsland League, is the only major Australian rules football competition in the Gippsland region according to the Victorian Country Football League.

Scores are quoted as goals-behinds (total).

August 7, 2010
Maffra 15-14 (104)
Leongatha 8-7 (55)
Recreation Reserve
Maffra, Victoria
August 7, 2010
Wonthaggi 11-15 (81)
Morwell 15-22 (112)
Recreation Reserve
Wonthaggi, Victoria

Having already secured top spot on the ladder, Maffra continued their dominance of the competition with a 49 point victory over Leongatha at home. The hosts went ahead early and lead at every break; 21 points at the end of the first quarter, 32 at half time and 35 at the end of the third quarter. Final scores, in the "accurate" game of the day, Maffra 15-14 (104) defeated Leongatha 8-7 (55).

170 kilometres away, Morwell capped off a close game with a 31 point victory over Wonthaggi. Wonthaggi lead by two points at the end of the first quarter and six points at half time. Morwell lead by two points at the end of the third qurater thanks to an inaccurate four goals, eight behinds for the quarter to Wonthaggi's four staight goals.

The final quarter saw Morwell kick six goals, five behinds to Wonthggi's one goal, six behinds to run out winners 15-22 (112) to 11-15 (81).


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