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A REAL DOWNER by KC from Casey


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When Sam Weideman kicked his third goal at the midpoint of the second quarter of Casey’s game at Downer Oval , Point Gellibrand on Sunday, he put his team 26 points ahead of the goalless Seagulls. Buoyed by the return from injury of Weideman and a number of other AFL-listed Melbourne players including Jordan Lewis, Mitch Hannan, and Jay Kennedy Harris and an impressive start to Jake Lever’s second game on return from his ACL surgery, the Demons were seemingly on top of the world.

Lewis and Lever were controlling the backlines, Weidman was a tower of strength up forward and

Mitch Hannan and Jay Kennedy Harris were both on the scoreboard with first half goals.

But late in the second term, it all started going terribly wrong as Casey went on a real downer.

Firstly, Jake Lever limped off into the hands of the trainers with what appeared to be an ankle injury and he failed to return to the field. He joined Corey Maynard (head) on the bench, drastically reducing the team’s interchange capacity.

The Seagulls who had kicked three of the last four goals of the first half, came out in the third quarter bristling with confidence as the Demons went into their all too familiar lock down mode and conceded five goals in the third term to spiral to yet another disappointing defeat that is likely to see the club out of the action come finals time. Three junk time goals very late in the final term gave Casey a flattering score line showing a mere 16 point loss.

The Demons now sit in 11th place with another difficult assignment against   Werribee at Avalon Airport Oval  this Saturday afternoon.

2019 Hard Yakka / Totally Workwear VFL

Casey Demons 4.0.24 6.3.39 6.6.42 9.7.61 

Williamstown 0.3.3 3.6.24 8.7.55 11.11.77

Goals

Casey Demons Weideman 3 Bedford Hannan Keilty Kennedy-Harris Munro Stephenson     

Williamstown Buykx-Smith Thorpe 3 Ebinger Martyn Myers  Pickess Pongracic

Best 

Casey Demons J Lewis White W Collis Kennedy-Harris Weideman Stockdale

Williamstown Marcon Hibberd Thorpe Monk Wheeler Charleston

Statistics

Toby Bedford 1 goal 1 behind 5 kicks 3 handballs 8 disposals 6 tackles 48 dream team points
Kade Chandler 4 kicks 4 disposals 5 tackles 48 dream team points
Wayne Collis 9 kicks 8 handballs 17 disposals 3 marks 2 tackles 63 dream team points
Tom Freeman 1 behind 7 kicks 3 handballs 10 disposals 3 marks 1 tackle 43 dream team points
Mitch Gent 1 behind 9 kicks 9 handballs 18 disposals 5 marks 4 tackles 74 dream team points
Mitch Hannan 1 goal 1 behind 7 kicks 4 handballs 11 disposals 3 marks 2 tackles 55 dream team points
Jack Hutchins 6 kicks 4 handballs 10 disposals 2 tackles 34 dream team points
James Jordon 8 kicks 8 handballs 16 disposals 1 marks 5 tackles 63 dream team points
Declan Keilty 1 goal 5 kicks 5 handballs 10 disposals 3 marks 5 tackles 60 dream team points
Jay Kennedy Harris 1 goal 11 kicks 15 handballs 26 disposals 4 marks 8 tackles 127 dream team points
Mykelti Lefau 5 kicks 3 handballs 8 disposals 3 marks 1 tackle 28 dream team points
Jake Lever 8 kicks 1 handballs 9 disposals 2 marks 1 tackles 33 dream team points
Jordan Lewis 14 kicks 9 handballs 23 disposals 4 tackles 76 dream team points
Nick Lowden 5 kicks 4 handballs 9 disposals 5 tackles 42 dream team points
Corey Maynard 15 kicks 9 handballs 24 disposals 2 marks 5 tackles 59 dream team points
James Munro 1 goal 11 kicks 9 handballs 20 disposals 4 marks 10 tackles dream 109 team points
Braydon Preuss 10 kicks 1 handballs 11 disposals 4 marks 4 tackles 46 hit outs 105 dream team points
Aidan Quigley 8 kicks 6 handballs 14 disposals 4 marks 8 tackles 79 dream team points
Will Stephenson 1 goal 4 kicks 1 handballs 5 disposals 2 marks 6 tackles 50 dream team points
Cory Stockdale 9 kicks 3 handballs 12 disposals 2 marks 36 dream team points
Liam Wale-Buxton 1 behinds 5 kicks 6 handballs 11 disposals 2 marks 19 hit outs 45 dream team points
Sam Weideman 3 goals 1 behinds 8 kicks 4 handballs 12 disposals 6 marks 2 tackles 76 dream team points
Mitchell White 1 behind 17 kicks 3 handballs 20 disposals 6 marks 3 tackles 84 dream team points 

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