Gippsland Power surge continues


Division 3’s undefeated Gippsland Power continued on their winning way, with a Round 5 victory over Lower Plenty Bears.

After a relatively close first quarter, the Power – who started with 11 of their own players and some from the opposition –  pulled away from the home team, stretching their lead each quarter.
Lower Plenty lost two players early to injury: Brady Woods rolled his ankle in the first five minutes of the game and Bayley Kennedy, who had kicked two goals, did not return after half-time.
Gippsland maintained the pressure in the second half to win comfortably.
“The Gippsland players are highly skilled,” said Lower Plenty coach Nick Soccio. “Everyone  tried and had a go. They did their bit when the ball came their way. I was really pleased with their efforts. ”
Gippsland Power 16.13 (109) Lower Plenty Bears 3.3(21)
Gippsland: Dave Bowen 5, Kelvin Walters 3, Sam Horner 2, Paddy Maurice 2, Steven Schulz 2, Jamie Brewington 1, Matt Keily 1.
Lower Plenty:  Bayley Kennedy 2
Best players:
Gippsland: Dave Bowen, Andy Dunn, Sam Horner, Kelvin Walters, Paddy Maurice, Jamie Brewington, Matt Cartwright.
Lower Plenty: Brad Falcke, Ryan Crofts, Daniel Lazzarato, Todd Gration

FIDA ( is a league for players with an intellectual disability.

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