Solid win for CDHBU

May 18, 2016
CDHBU have moved to the inter league break this weekend with four wins, two losses record and are currently  fourth place on the ladder after they beat Holbrook by 80 points at Holbrook.
The Power was slow out of the blocks again with Holbrook kicking the first goal and having a couple of scoring shots before the Power hit the score board.

With Tim Cooper and Michael Collins making any more scoring difficult for Holbrook, the Power was able to go to quarter time leading 5.4 to 1.3.

The second quarter saw the Power unable to shake Holbrook as they only extended their lead to 31 points by half time, 8.6 to 3.5.

The Power got going in the second half with Alex Wallis playing well along with Jeremy Stevenson. Matt Howard and Ben Wilson were defending well with Cooper and Collins as Holbrook only scored 2.3 in the second half.

While Power kicked 9 goals 10 in the second half as they ran out winners  17.16.118 to 5.8.38.

Awards: Sam’s Mug – Alex Wallis, Corowa Hotel – Ben Wilson, Newmarket Hotel – Michael Collins, Club 6 pack – Tim Cooper, Club Meal – Jeremy Stevenson, Ricky D’s Pizza – Matthew Howard, Club Awards – Matthew Ross.
The Reserves continued their fine form with a good four quarter effort, against Holbrook with four goals to one in the first quarter.

A five goal second quarter saw the Power extend the lead, with Brad Lewis adding another five goals to his goals kicking tally for the season , with Ryan Rhodes and Jordan Wilson both kicking three goals each for the game.

The second half saw the Power dominate with Hayden Fischer, Ryan Milis and Sean Hanrahan all playing great games as they ran easy winners by 110 points putting the Power into fifth on the ladder, 18.187.126 to 1.4.10.

Awards: Newmarket Hotel Mug – Ryan Rhodes, Corowa Hotel – Hayden Fischer, Hotel Australia – Jordan Wilson, Club Awards – Sam Norman, Geoff Harvie, Brad Lewisse and Jakob Hanrahan.
Under 17s
The Under 17s had a fast start to the first quarter with seven goals to one goal saw the Power set up a match winning lead by 40 points at quarter time.

The second quarter was another good quarter kicking three goals to one extending the lead to 58 points by half time, with Andrew Phibbs kicking three and Tom Hynes two for the game.

It was a tight third quarter without a goal being kicked, but once again good games from Jim Hanrahan, Cam Dutton and Cameron Wilson saw the Power run out comfortable winners by 71 points to get back on a winning note - 12.17.89 to 3.0.18.

Awards: Kinross Hotel Meal and Guy Street Store – David Garcia, Club Meal – Cameron Dutton, Ricky D’s Pizza – James Heagney, McFarland Weed Spraying – Andrew Phibbs, Coaches Award – Cameron Wilson.
Under 14s
In the Under 14s the boys needed to be on top of their game to compete against the hard running team that is Holbrook.

The boys started swiftly with a great 40 metre goal from the first ruck contest, kicked by Bailey Minogue.

This was followed up by some great contests around the ground by Jayden Collier, Jack Downing and Nathan McDonald in the first quarter which made it difficult for Holbrook to score.

The boys continued to work hard, particularly the smaller runners, Caleb Kuschert, Dougal Robb, Nash Lavis and Blayre Smith.

Their efforts were soon rewarded in the third quarter with a couple of quick goals by Ethan Hanrahan and Bailey Minogue.

The last quarter saw the game continue to play in great spirit with all boys participating and a great goal by Ethan Hanrahan.

Holbrook finished on top at the final siren 9.8.62 to CDHBU 4.5.29.
Awards: ClubMulwala – Bailey Minogue, Coaches Award – Jayden Collier, Buzz award – Blayre Smith, Corowa Sportspower – Caleb Kuschert, McFarland Weed Spraying – Nathan McDonald, Kinross Hotel Kid’s Meal – Tom Collier, Meat on the Murray – Dougal Robb.

Hume League U14 Interleague team - Bailey, Nathan and Jayden travelled to Burrumbuttock on Sunday for interleague training and were selected in the team.
Congratulations are extended to Bailey for being voted by his peers as captain of the team.
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