Match Wraps

Round 7 Torrens University SANFL U16 Match Wraps

West's Max Matheson curls one around the corner. Picture - Peter Argent


A colossal performance from Central District’s Dyson Sharp wasn’t enough to topple West Adelaide as it earned a five-point win in Round 7 of the Torrens University SANFL U16s at Hisense Stadium.

Sharp was everywhere for the Bulldogs, gathering 52 disposals, nine marks and 12 clearances, but the Bloods made Central pay for inaccurate goal kicking.

West Adelaide’s Josh Goldie performed well, accumulating 31 touches, with Logan McCabe, Jensen Palmer and Zanen Syrokos all booting two goals.

Gun forward Dougie Cochrane kicked four goals for the Bulldogs and ruckman Kai Evans booted two to go with 17 hit outs.

Central’s Hayden Henke flies high for a mark against West. Picture – Peter Argent

Sturt’s Kale Matthews-Hampton takes a nice mark over the top. Picture – Peter Argent

Sturt continued its early-season dominance with a strong 74-point win over Woodville-West Torrens at Wigan Oval.

The Double Blues led from start to finish, finding the scoreboard frequently and restricting the Eagles to just seven scoring shots.

Jett Dahlitz was damaging for the ladder leaders, gathering 25 disposals (23 kicks), 11 marks and eight rebound 50s.

Zack Taylor kicked three goals for the home side and Owen Hartley-Brown found plenty of the ball for the Eagles.

Eagle Lachlan Marshall-Bates looks to fire out a handball. Picture – Peter Argent

Glenelg clawed its way back from a goalless opening term to defeat South Adelaide by 15 points at Stratarama Stadium.

In a sea-sawing affair, the Panthers were white-hot early before the Bays bounced back to cut the margin to one point at half-time.

The Panthers’ nine-point three quarter-time lead didn’t last long, with Glenelg booting four unanswered goals to remain second on the ladder.

Max Atkin sealed the deal for the Tigers by booting two last term goals to finish with three for the game, as teammate Isaiah Clothier put up 30 disposals and a goal.

Jesse Nye was the Panthers’ leading ball-getter with 21 and Noah Kliems Carlaw kicked two first quarter goals.

South’s Max Savage and Glenelg’s Rex Jones contest the ruck. Picture – Peter Argent

An accurate North Adelaide kept Norwood goalless in the first half before earning a 36-point victory at Prospect Oval.

The Roosters started the round in seventh position but moved into fourth with a well-rounded performance.

Charlie Dickeson produced a standout game in the red and white, collecting 36 disposals (34 kicks), 10 marks, nine clearances and a goal, and Hamish Collins kicked three majors.

Norwood ruckman Oliver Gribben was the Redlegs’ best, winning 22 hit outs and seven clearances to go with his 19 touches and two goals.

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