Metro records first win

AFL Victoria's Vic Metro team recorded its first win of the 2014 NAB AFL U18 Championship, defeating WA by 87 points today in Western Australia.

After an even first term, Metro kept its opponent goalless for the next three quarters to run out commanding winners 15.20 110 to WA 2.11 23.

Metro dominated the scoring, and if not for their inaccuracy - 35 scoring shots for 15 goals - could of won by more.

Damien Cavka (22 disposals, seven tackles), Paul Ahern (23 disposals, two goals), Cory Eillis (21 plus 8 tackles and six inside 50s), Kyle Langford (13), Ed Langdon (8) and Ryan Tester (6) were the best for Vic Metro.

Christian Petracca impressed in his first 2014 Vic Metro game with 27 disposals, seven marks and two goals, while Tom Wilkinson led the disposals with 30.

Vic Metro's next game is on Sunday June 8 versus Vic Country at Visy Park.

VIC METRO                      4.4     6.10     10.16     15.20 (110)

WESTERN AUSTRALIA     2.4      2.9       2.10       2.11 (23) 

GOALS:

Vic Metro: Langdon 2, Ahern 2, Petracca 2, Payne 2, Cavka, Ellis, Wilkinson, Brayshaw, Maynard, McKenzie, Wright

Western Australia: Pickett, Cripps 

BEST:

Vic Metro: Cavka, Ahern, Ellis, Tester, Langford, Langdon

Western Australia: Waterman, Frampton, Hardisty, Giblett, Walsh, Hancock

 

Division One - Round Two continues tomorrow: 

11.30am Sunday June 1

South Australia v Vic Country

AAMI Stadium

See below Leon Harris preview Country's Rd 2 match, including highlights of their Round 1 win over Metro.

 




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