Swans too strong in reserves

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STRATFORD was too strong for Lucknow in the East Gippsland football reserves grand final.

Leading by three points at quarter-time and 19 at half-time, the Swans powered away with a 12-goal to three second half to win 18.11 (119) to 6.6 (42).

Tom Jessup was named best-on-ground with Glenn Van Ruiswyk, James Russell, Aaron Lynch and Matthew Tatterson also making major contributions.

WY Yung won the under 18 premiership, defeating Orbost-Snowy Rovers 12.14 (86) to 6.4 (40).

After a close first term, the Tigers turned a three-point quarter-time lead into 31 by half-time. They kicked five goals to three in the second half.

Nathan Stugnell was the Tigers’ best player with Jesse Hack kicking four goals.

IN the under 16s, Lakes Entrance defeated Orbost-Snowy Rovers 10.11 (71) to 5.8 (38).

Four unanswered goals in the first term set-up the Seagulls’ victory.

Brendan Bassett and Jesse Guarnaccia were the Seagulls’ best.