Ramblers run over Blues

by admin on January 20th, 2019

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IN TIME: Tumby Bay’s David Fleming got his kick off before Ramblers’ Scott Blacker could lay the smother. Picture: Lisa WarnerSUNSHINE greeted the teams as they ran onto Tumby Oval after the few showers earlier in theday had cleared.
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Ramblers won the toss and kicked with the aid of a slight breeze in the first quarter.

The ballwas trapped in the forward half for Ramblers in the first five minutes of the game.

Bilney scoredthe first goal of the game with a snap out of the pack.

When Tumby did go forward theRamblers defensive unit worked the ball out well.

Haarsma capitalized on an error fromTumby to kick Ramblers second. Soon afterBilney marked strongly and goaled giving Ramblers a three-goallead.

Tumby stated to move the ball with more control and finished with goals to Gerickeand Lawrie.

Ramblers answered with three more goals from Williams, Pedler andBilney, whokicked truly after the siren to give them a lead of 26 points.

Tumby’s defence lead by Walker and Calderwood worked hard and their work resulted ingoals to Gericke and James.

Kelly continued to cause problems for Ramblers with his strong marking across halfforward.

Blacker and Pedler were working hard for Ramblers around the stoppages send the ballforward where Williams and Bilney were causing problems for Tumby.

The teams went goal for goal until half time, which sawRamblers lead by 20 points.

Ramblers continued to dominate field position early in the third quarter with Bilney addinghis fourth goal.

Tumby went forward and goaled through Lawrie and James to close themargin. Ramblers responded with good ball movement and strong tackling.

This saw themadd two more goals and when Williams kicked his fifth after the siren the result was almostsealed.

Tumby was given a slight sniff by Ramblers’ inaccurate kicking early in the last quarter andwhen Lawrie kicked his third it brought the margin back under five goals.

From that point Ramblers defence stopped every forward thrust of Tumby and reboundedstrongly to Williams who added three more for the quarter to end the game with eight goals.

Ramblers ran out winners16.12.108 to Tumby Bay 9.5.59.

Blacker, Pedler and Shirley were strong at the stoppages while Williams and Bilney weredamaging up forward.

For Tumby Kelly and Gericke presented well all day whileRichardson, Walker and Calderwoodbattled hard across half back.

Scribes votes: 3 S. Blacker, 2 K. Williams,1 W. Bilney.

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