Australian rules football: 2010 Gippsland Football League round 3 - Morwell v Traralgon

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Monday, April 26, 2010

Morwell, Victoria — Traralgon defeated Morwell last Monday in round three of the 2010 Gippsland Football League (officially Gippsland League, GL) season. The two teams, along with Maffra, were the only teams undefeated through two games played going into this weekend.

In other round three matches, Warragul lost to Sale, Maffra defeated Wonthaggi and Drouin defeated Moe.

April 26, 2010
Morwell Tigers 15-12 (102)
Traralgon Maroons 20-15 (135)
Recreation Reserve
Morwell, Victoria
Australia

Traralgon cemented the top spot with a thirty-three-point win over Morwell. A six goal haul from Lauchlan Dowling couldn't bring Morwell towards victory. Traralgon shared around the goals with thirteen individual goal scorers.

Morwell lead Traralgon by three points at the end of the first quarter but had lost that lead to trail by nine points at half time. Traralgon extended their lead to twenty-three points at the end of the third quarter, ultimately winning 20–15 (135) to 15–12 (102).

Traralgon are on top with three wins, ahead of Maffra on percentage and a game clear of Sale and Morwell. Drouin rounded out the top five a game further back.

Wonthaggi, behind Drouin on percentage, Moe, Leongatha and Warragul, all with no wins, would miss the finals if they were to start next weekend.

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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