Top four teams all post convincing victories by Richard Jones

A look at Bendigo footy, round 5

BFNLLogo1Strathfieldsaye’s Lachlan Sharp on Saturday displayed the sort of form which won him 2017’s best player Michelsen and Ron Best goalkicking medals. He booted 12 majors in the Storm’s 134-point demolition of Kyneton yet according to his coach, Troy Coates, he could have posted a bit more than a dozen. “Sharpy finished with 12.7 so he should have kicked a few more,” said the coach. And the spearhead wasn’t the only Storm player celebrating hard on Saturday night. Shannon Geary played his 150th match and apart from providing great drive from his half-back flank went forward in the final term and hammered home two goals. Continue reading

Sharp boots 17 in Storm whitewash by Richard Jones

Bendigo footy wrap, round six

StrathstormSTRATHFIELDSAYE key forward Lachlan Sharp snagged an incredible 17 goals in the Storm’s massive 158-point belting of Castlemaine on Saturday. Sharp actually finished the match at Storm’s Tannery Lane home ground with 17.11 as he posted the highest total since Grant Weeks’ 21 for Golden Square against Kyneton in 2012. “It’s a nice feeling to kick 17, but all the credit has to go to the players up the field,” Sharp told reporters on Saturday night. Continue reading