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SANDGATE'S LAST QUARTER SCORING SPREE I
WINDSOR OUTCLASSED IN FIRST RULES SEMI-FINAL
Sandgate Australian Rules team played all over Windsor I in the last quarter to win the first semi final by 16-9-105— I 1 1-3-69 at Perry Park yesterday. : I Sandgate scored 7 goals to Windsor's one in the last quarter. I
The match was gener ally scrappy with hard bumps and congestion making play sluggish. Sandgate showed more determination and used more positive tactics than Windsor who played badly. From a scrambling start, the first quarter developed into a fast, hard hitting tussle with Windsor leading early. Sandgate replied with the only open play of the match to lead by one point, 4-1-25—4-0-24 at quarter time. Sandgate were scrappy in the second quarter. Pie and Harmon broke down their
many dtiaumj. Sandgate led by 8-3-51— 6-0-36 at half-time. Took lead Sandgate was caught out of position often in the third quarter, allowing Windsor to close the scor ing difference to two points at one stage. Windsor took the lead with a goal resulting from one of Drabble's brilliant moves on the wing, and Windsor led by four points at three-quarter time. Sandgate completely took the initiative in the final quarter scoring goal after goal with Windsor defend ing sluggishly. Best players for Sand gate: R. Albury, C. Albury, Boys. Cowan, Goller, Stevens: Windsor: Geschke, Earl,
Drabble, Harman, Pie, God sell. Play loser Sandgate will play the loser of to-day's Wests v Kedron mateh in the final at the Exhibition next Sat urday night. The Grogan Medal was won by Noel McGuinness
(Morningsiae) witn m points. Andy Stewart (Wests) was second with 19 points, and Henry Maguire (Morn ingside) third with 16 points. The Grogan Medal is awarded on the best and fairest selections of Umpires in club matches only. McGuinness won the Grogan Medal last year. He has a standing invita tion to train with St. Kilda (Melbourne). He went to Melbourne last March, but a punctured wall of the lung prevented him taking the training field.