Round 1 2021 – Review

The Swampies booted the first six goals of the game and were never threatened as they recorded a 17.14 (116) to 5.12 (42) win.

Jared Farwell was superb in the midfield, while Sam Scott showed good signs in his first game for the club.

Seamus Quinn and Tom Newton hobbled from the ground in the third term after a heavy collision, but shouldn’t miss any matches.

Henty coach Heath Ohlin was rapt with the work rate shown by his side.

“I was pleased with their willingness to put their bodies on the line. There were a few contests out there that required them to go back with the footy,” he said.

“There was a couple of casualties towards the end, but that’s all you can ask for is to put their bodies on the line for their teammates.”

“We don’t want to get too high with our wins and too low with our losses.”

In other matches, CDHBU notched a 44-point away win against Lockhart while Holbrook also overame a challenging trip to Oaklands by beating Billabong Crows by 67-points.

Rand-Walbundrie-Walla opened its season with a 21-point victory over Howlong while Culcairn held off a fast-finishing Jindera to win by eight points in the closest match of the round.