Australian rules football: 2010 Gippsland Football League round 2 - Leongatha v Morwell

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Saturday, April 17, 2010

Leongatha, Victoria — Leongatha hosted Morwell last Saturday in round two of the Gippsland Football League (officially Gippsland League, GL). Leongatha had previously come off a one point loss to Wonthaggi, and Morwell had beaten Warragul by 84 points.

Around the Grounds

April 3
Warragul v Sale

April 10
Traralgon v Wonthaggi
Maffra v Moe

Bye
Drouin

In other round two matches, Warragul lost to Sale, Traralgon defeated Warragul, and Maffra defeated Moe.

April 16, 2010
Leongatha Parrots 12-11 (83)
Morwell Tigers 19-12 (126)
Recreation Reserve
Leongatha, Victoria
Australia

Morwell cemented their place on top of the GL ladder with a seven goal victory. They lead by four goals at the end of the first quarter and by two goals at half time. Leongatha could not overtake Morwell in the second half, kicking only five goals compared to Morwell's ten. Ultimately, Morwell's score of 19-12 (126) defeated Leongatha's 12-11 (83).

The Gippsland Football League is considered one of the "major leagues" controlled by the Victorian Country Football League, the governing body of Australian rules football in regional Victoria, Australia. At the league's annual general meeting in December, it changed it's name from the West Gippsland Latrobe Football League.

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