Mud no barrier

O&K Sen-02-wk31
PRESSURE: Steven Burke tackles Gus Gray. PHOTO: Luke Plummer

GLENROWAN’S reputation as a dry track specialist might need to be reassessed after the Kelly Tigers produced a commanding performance on a Milawa mud pit, belting the Demons by 58 points on Saturday.

While Dylan Pritchard, playing his first game since round six, booted the first goal of the day for Milawa five minutes in, from that point on Glenrowan dominated proceedings.

It took nearly 20 minutes for the Tigers to find their first goal, with the heavy mud at the Snow Road end making life difficult for the forwards.

But Matt Robinson found his way through the muck with a couple of soccer kicks to get Glenrowan on the board, quickly followed by a major to Mitch Kilner to give the visitors a nine-point lead at the first change.

In the second quarter the Tigers had all the play, with the ball locked inside their forward 50 as Karl Norman, Mitch Potts, Max Scott and Jordy Hansted provided the thrust.

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