Australian rules football: Leongatha upset Traralgon in round six of 2010 Gippsland Football League season

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May 15, 2010
Traralgon Maroons 11-12 (78)
Leongatha Parrots 13-24 (102)
Recreation Reserve
Traralgon, Victoria
Australia

Saturday, May 15, 2010

Traralgon, VictoriaLeongatha upset ladder leaders Traralgon in their round six Gippsland Football League clash by four goals at the Traralgon Recreation Reserve. As a result, Traralgon sit second on the ladder on percentage.

Maffra (white shorts) now sit atop the GL ladder on percentage

Leongatha trailed by ten points at quarter time with Traralgon leading four goals and four behinds, twenty eight (4-4 (28)) to two goals and six behinds, eighteen (2-6 (18)). Their second quarter tally of ten bahinds was the difference at half time as they lead 5-16 (46) to 5-6 (36).

More inaccurate kicking in the third quarter kept Traralgon in the game as Leongatha took what was effectively a two goal lead into the final break. They lead 8-21 (69) to 8-9 (57).

Leongatha straightened up in the last quarter kicking 5-3 (33) to 3-3 (21) for the quarter. Final scores - Leongatha 13-24 (102) defeated Traralgon 11-12 (78).

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


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