The Murray Bushrangers have crept back into the top eight after edging out the Tassie Mariners in round fifteen of the TAC Cup season at Rams Reserve in Craigieburn. In a dour struggle all day, the Bushrangers managed to score the only goal for the final term to run out 10-point winners – 11.7.73 to 9.9.63.
The visitors from the Apple Isle would have felt right at home in the cold and overcast conditions which greeted them in Craigieburn. They opened in a spirited fashion, matching their northern counterparts with their attack on the ball.
Werribee have moved into the top four after defeating the Northern Blues by 29-points in round fifteen of the Peter Jackson VFL season at Visy Park. The loss for the Blues relegated them from the eight and they now face an up-hill battle to regain a spot in it as their topsy-turvy season continues.
The Tigers were inaccurate in front of goal but worked harder around the ground in the cool conditions to win 11.18.84 to the Blues 8.7.55. In an even competition, the clash was critical in the quest for either side to figure deeper into the season.