Round 12 Review
With all senior teams back on the field after a bye-week, round 12 saw four out of five senior teams nab a win.
The Second Grade Men got the weekend action started on Friday night at Kingston Oval, taking on the Gungahlin Jets on a chilly Canberra evening. The Jets were no match for the Demons on the night, with Eastlake storming home to win 20.17.137 to 1.3.9. An enormous nine-goal effort from Joey Kerin, and four-goal games from both Billy Watt and Brandon Perkins bolstered the Demons' final score, as well as goals from Kieran Douglas and Jackson Crowe.
Goal Kickers: J. Kerin 9, A. Watt 4, B. Perkins 4, K. Douglas, J. Crowe, J. Stuart
Best Players: S. Brearley, E. Norton, A. Watt, M. Peterson, D. Potts, J. Kerin
On Saturday morning, the Rising Stars Men continued the winning streak with a win over the Gungahlin Jets at Footy Park: 22.20.152 to 1.2.8. Angus Jones lead the scoring with eight goals throughout the game, with Jakob Geerdink slotting a further five throught the centre posts. The Demons kept the Jets scoreless in the first half and the final quarter.
Goal Kickers: A. Jones 8, J. Geerdink 5, R. Hosking 3, L. Muir 3, J. Edwards, B. O''Dea, T. Kennealy
Best Players: L. Thompson , A. Jones, J. Geerdink, T. Kennealy, S. Roberts, N. Budd
In Yass on Saturday the Second Grade Women's team took on the Riverina Lions at Joe O'Connor Park. In a tough-fought match, the team were kept scoreless until the final quarter, going down to the Lions 0.4-4 to 16.7-103. Julie Stabler and Lily Quinland were named among the day's best players.
Best Players: J. Stabler, L. Quinlan, E. Groves, T. Taylor, K. Fessey, E. Criticos
Back in Canberra the First Grade Men hosted the Gungahlin Jets at Footy Park, taking home a comfortable win 24.17-161 to 8.6-54. With the demons maintaining a comfortable lead throughout the match, Joey Hancock was named as the game's best player, scoring three goals, while Dean Biermann kicked five and earned himself a mention among the best players.
Goal Kickers: D. Biermann 5, M. Beaumont 3, J. Hancock 3, M. Frail 2, S. Askew 2, A. Wilson 2, C. O''Rourke 2, H. Block, N. Anderson, S. Darcy, M. Pert, M. McCormack
Best Players: J. Hancock, D. Biermann, J. Dowse, N. Anderson, A. Wilson, S. Darcy
Rounding out the weekend, the First Grade Women took on the Jets under lights at Footy Park in the club's inaugaral women's round. Proving that they're one of the best teams in the competition and a force to be reckoned with, the Demons kept Gungahlin scoreless to bring home a huge win 23.16-154 to 0.0.0. Captain Rohana Prince lead the charge with a huge eight-goal effort in her 177th game for the club - the most games played for Eastlake by a women's player. Georgia Winter kicked five to join Rohana in the game's top two players.
Goal Kickers: R. Prince 8, G. Winter 5, G. Gray 2, A. Schoo 2, J. Allan 2, K. Brewer, M. McLaughlin, C. Brown, C. Gordon
Best Players: R. Prince, G. Winter, C. Brown, G. Gray, M. Johnson, J. Allan