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Saturday Spotlight – BFL Round 2

THE GAMES

Modewarre (7th) vs. Anglesea (1st) @ Community Bank Oval, Saturday, 2:10pm

Barwon Heads (4th) vs. Torquay (2nd) @ Howard Harmer Oval, Saturday, 2:10pm

Geelong Amateur (9th) vs. Portarlington (10th) @ KFC Oval – Queens Park, Saturday, 2:10pm

Drysdale (3rd) vs. Ocean Grove (6th) @ Mortimer Oval,  Saturday, 2:10pm

Newcomb (5th) vs. Queenscliff (8th) @ Newcomb Sand & Soil Oval, Saturday 2:10pm

MATCH OF THE ROUND

Plenty of mouth-watering clashes across the competition, but there’ll be plenty of interest in what has been labelled the “Battle of the Breaks” between Barwon Heads and Torquay. The Seagulls made their intentions for 2019 clear with an impressive Round 1 win over reigning premier Modewarre, while the Tigers had put Geelong Amateur to bed by half time. A custom made surfboard emblazoned with both clubs logos will go to the winner.

HAWKS GREATS REUNITE

Drysdale will mark 50 years since its 1969 Woolworth Cup premiership ahead of the clash with Ocean Grove at Mortimer Oval. Captained and coached by Hawks’ Team of the Century captain David Brown, Drysdale held off St Albans by 24 points to win the flag. David McKeon kicked four goals and was named best-on-ground. The Hawks will also celebrate 30 years since the 1989 under-18 and under-15 flags.

AT SELECTION

Max Melzer will make his first appearance for Barwon Heads since 2017 in the clash with Torquay. He is among two inclusions for the Seagulls, with Connor McKinnon also named. Dyson Holland and Tyson Macilwain are both unavailable. Ocean Grove will be without star midfielder Luke Cartelli for the trip to Drysdale after he suffered a hamstring injury in the loss to Newcomb. He’s been replaced by Shepparton East recruit Joey Perkovic. Geelong Amateur has been bosted boosted the inclusion of running machine Richey Kangars and former co-coach Jarrod Young for its clash with Portarlington. Bell Park premiership ruckman Zane Vail will make his first appearance for Anglesea when it meets Modewarre. Blake Grant has also been named for the Roos. Riley Martin and Rockhampton recruit Brayden Anywl will both debut for Queenscliff, which has lost Jayden Durran, Justin Maher and Rob Chisholm to injury.

THE TEAMS

BFL – ROUND 2