Despite 256-game former AFL player Travis Cloke playing for Yea it was not enough with Kinglake 16.10 (106) defeating Yea 11.10 (76) in the AFL Outer East Division 2 Match of The Round.
AFL OUTER EAST. DIVISION 2. ROUND 11. “LOVE THE GAME” ROUND.
The Lakers are coming off a fortnight to forget with a pair of massive losses to last years grand finalists Yarra Junction and Seville seeing them slip from 1st to 3rd in a matter of weeks.
The Lakers maintained their unbeaten winning streak defeating Yarra Glen by 22 points. Playing coach Anthony ‘Spider’ Fairchild kicked four goals to now be the third-highest goal-kicker in Division 2.
It’s already round four in the AFL Outer East footy league. That’s right round four. Whilst everyone’s season has only just begun some sides are in danger of seeing 2019 slip away, whilst others can show everyone they’re the real deal.
Kinglake – who had the bye this week – remains one of five undefeated teams across all three divisions of AFL Outer East.
Yarra Junction 20.17 (137) ended its’ 28 year premiership drought at the Healesville Sports Complex on Sunday, emphatically defeating Seville 6.5.(41) before AFL Yarra Ranges becomes AFL Outer East for season 2019.
Kinglake stayed in touch by a goal or less until Seville kicked three goals in the final term to win by 22 points.