Australian rules football: Warragul gets first win on eve of finals

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Sunday, August 22, 2010

August 21, 2010
Warragul 13-13 (91)
Wonthaggi 13-12 (90)
Wesern Park
Warragul, Victoria
Australia


Warragul scraped their first win of the Gippsland Football League season as it came to a close. They defeated Wonthaggi by a single point.

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).

Unable to avoid last place on the ladder, Warragul played for pride as they lead by five points at the end of the first quarter. They surrendered the lead in the second quarter to trail by three points at half time and seven points at the end of the third quarter.

The fourth quarter saw Warragul kick three goals and three behinds to Wonthaggi's two goals and one behind. This effort granted Warragul their only win in the 2010 season.

Around the grounds, Drouin defeated Traralgon by 53 points, Leongatha defeated Moe by 20 points, and Morwell defeated Sale by 20 points.


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