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VFL SATURDAY RECAP: Round 5

Winners in Round 5 Peter Jackson VFL Saturday games were: Werribee, Essendon, Port Melbourne and Williamstown.

Across all results, only Williamstown led at quarter time and went on to claim the win with the other games taking a different direction after the quarter time break. Port Melbourne left its run till the final term to go 5-0 to start the year, Essendon added to its percentage in the second half, taking control Geelong in the second half while Werribee stormed home against Collingwood after seeing the Magpies kick the first seven goals of the game.

We look at all the Saturday Peter Jackson VFL results:

 

ESSENDON 17.14 (116) d GEELONG 8.7 (51)

Geelong jumped to a 17-point lead early in the second term, but Essendon piled on 11 of the next 13 goals of the game to race to a 47-point lead in the early stages of the final term. Four unanswered timeon goals in the final term – three to Tom Bellchambers – helped the Bombers jump Geelong on the ladder by percentage into ninth spot.

Leading goalkickers: Essendon – Boyse, Marklew, Bellchambers 3, Begley, Langford 2 / Geelong – Tsitas 3, Black 2 2

Form: Essendon – L W L L W / Geelong – W L W L L

Next up: Coburg vs Essendon / Footscray vs Geelong

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PORT MELBOURNE 17.9 (111) d FOOTSCRAY 12.9 (81)

In a thrilling Channel 7 game, 20 pointw in the second term was the most that separated both sides until the final quarter. With scores level 23 minutes into the term, Jordan Lisle kicked his third of the day, starting a five goal unanswered run by Port, to see them produce their first win against the Bulldogs and a 5-0 start to the season.

Leading goalkickers: Port Melbourne – Conway 4, Haretuku, Lisle 3, Pearson 2 / Footscray – Panayi, Honeychruch, Shea 2

Form: Port Melbourne – W W W W W / Footscray – L W W W L

Next up: Casey Demons vs Port Melbourne / Footscray vs Geelong

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WILLIAMSTOWN 17.21 (123) d NORTH BALLARAT 4.8 (32)

An eight-goal to one first term helped set up Williamstown’s second win in a row, leaving North ballarat winless after Round 5. Inaccuracy cost the Seagulls a bigger win, kicking six behinds in both the second and final terms to claim 21 behinds from 38 scoring shots.

Leading goalkickers: Williamstown – Siposs, Masters 4, Norton, Buykx-Smith 2/ North Ballarat – Walters 2

Form: Williamstown – W L L W W / North Ballarat – L L L L L

Next up: Williamstown vs Richmond / North Ballarat vs Werribee

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WERRIBEE 17.10 (112) d COLLINGWOOD 15.11 (101)

After trailing by 41 points at quarter-time, Werribee staged a fighting comeback, to take control of the game and claim a third win in a row. The Tigers kicked six goals to one in the third term, with Matt Munro but the Tigers infront in timeon that quarter, and they were never headed for the remainder of the game.

Leading goalkickers: Werribee – Robinson, Zurhaar, Jones, Ellard, Munro, Larkey 2 / Collingwood – Cox 4, Kirby 3, Crocker 2

Form:  Werribee – L L W W W / Collingwood – W L L L L

Next up: North Ballarat vs Werribee / Collingwood vs Box Hill Hawks

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SUNDAY GAMES:

Northern Blues vs Casey Demons (Live stream – CLICK HERE to watch)
Coburg vs Sandringham (Casey Radio)
Box Hill Hawks vs Richmond (3WBC)

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