Redbacks knock off Burras

Jack Jedwab. (Ljubica Vrankovic) 413379_20

Romsey produced its best performance of the Riddell District Football League season to knock off Diggers Rest on Saturday.

The Redbacks have been building and on Saturday showed why the side was full of confidence heading into the back half of the season.

The Burras led by seven points at quarter time, before the Redbacks led by a goal at half time.

The game was still on the line at three quarter time with the Burras leading by three points.

It was all the Redbacks in the final quarter, kicking 5.5 while keeping the Burras scoreless to run away with a 11.13 (79)-7.5 (47) win.

Jack Jedwab kicked five goals for the Redbacks in a best on ground performance.

Ryan Mullen was the only multiple goal kicker for the Burras with two goals. Ruck Hayden Davis had another good game.

The win moves Romsey to second on the ladder, with the Burras slipping to fourth.

In the other matches, Riddell was too strong for Lancefield, winning 13.8 (86)-5.3 (33). Dylan Tarczon kicked four goals in a best on ground performance for the Bombers.

Macedon had no issues at all against Melton Centrals at Tony Clarke Reserve.

The Cats led 55-2 at quarter time and it was already game over.

The Cats continued to build the lead throughout, winning 18.9 (117)-3.5 (23). Jason Cooke starred up forward kicking eight goals.

Jake Armistead was named the Centrals’ best. The Cats move into the top five with the win.

A Wallan side with former Collingwood star Heath Shaw was too strong for Kyneton.

The Magpies got the win, 13.16 (94)-6.10 (46).

Shaw was named among the best for Wallan. Cody Young was named Kyneton’s best.