From broken jaw to booting five “He’s back”
August 14, 2022 / 9:10 pm
Mathieson medalist Harry Benson made a successful comeback from a broken jaw and Tom Lang kicked five goals as St Mary’s overcame inaccuracy to beat Grovedale by 48 points at Burdoo Reserve, 14.21 (105) to 8.9 (57).
Leading by just 13 points at half-time, the Saints kicked 8.14 to 3.5 after half-time to make the minor premiership a certainty and book direct passage into a second semi-final.
As well as Lang, midfielder Jarryd Garner and former Tiger Ryley Hall were standouts.
Harrison Whyte kicked three goals for Grovedale, while Lachie Smith and big man Ryn Abbott were standouts.