Swans enjoy bye

WY Yung, Lindenow and Paynesville all scored comfortable wins in round six of East Gippsland football.

Wy Yung and Lakes Entrance both booted six goals in the second quarter to complete an even first half before the Tigers kicked away in the second with 10 goals to two after the long break.

Matt Counahan continued his good form in front of goal for the Tigers, booting seven majors, while Ben Crittenden was the Seagulls’ only multiple goal scorer with four.

A nine-goal final quarter from Paynesville stretched the final margin out to 69 points in its clash with Lucknow.

The Seagulls got the early jump on Lucknow, booting five goals in the first quarter before the Magpies hit back to remain in touch at the final change of ends.

Paynesville finished the match full of running, booting nine goals to the Magpies two as it run out 69 point victors.

A seven-goal to one second quarter set up Lindenow’s 63-point win over Orbost-Snowy Rovers.

The Blues were competitive in the first quarter but seven goals to the home side in the second quarter effectively killed the contest with the margin extending to 50.

The Cats eased up after half-time, booting five goals to three to take a comfortable 63-point victory.

Stratford had the bye.