Sale overcomes Orbost

SALE won a fast and, at sometimes, hard fought game against Orbost 4-0 in round two of East Gippsland men’s hockey.

Lachlan Meredith scored two goals with one each from Mark Benfield and Adam Slattery.

Swan Reach scored a solid 10-0 win at Maffra with four goals from Simon Murrell, two from Wayne Rothwell and one each from Damien Snell, Dave Tong, Joel Barnett and Gerard Tong.

A goal from Casey Mitchell helped Bairnsdale defeated local rival Nagle.

MAFFRA won a top quality women’s match against Swan Reach 1-0 with a goal from Kahlia Hilbritch.

The Sale Cygnets defeated Orbost 1-0 in a game which could have gone either way. Belinda Coulton scored for the Swans.

Nagle defeated the Sale Swans 5-0 with Fiona Morrison scoring all the goals.

Wellington went down to Bairnsdale 5-0. Hayley Morrell scored two goals, while Clare Neven, Taryn Haylock, and Haylie Peacock scored one each.

THIS Saturday, Wellington will host Orbost, Maffra will travel to Nagle and Sale will host Swan Reach. The Sale Swans will play Bairnsdale in the women’s, while Bairnsdale will host Orbost in the men’s and under 18s.

For results from other grades, read Friday’s Gippsland Times.