Box Hill v North Ballarat: VFL Round 16

This week, in round 16 of the VFL, Box Hill took on reigning premiers North Ballarat at Box Hill. The Roosters finally won the match by 11 points 14.12.96 to Box Hill 13.7.85.

Hawk Jordan Lewis played for Box Hill on return from a two week suspension in the AFL  and Clinton Young also lined up of the Hawthorn affiliate.

At North Ballarat, dumped Kangaroo Lindsay Thomas kicked three goals and fellow ‘Roos Daniel Pratt and Cameron Richardson earned a possible call-up for North Melbourne with strong performances.

Damien Monkhorst watches from the terraces as son Ben takes a mark for Box Hill in their clash with North Ballarat.

Jordan Lewis fends off North Ballarat’s Marcus Darmody for the sherrin. Lewis is returning from a two week suspension in the AFL.

The big men fly in the clash between Box Hill and North Ballarat in round sixteen of the VFL.

Will Langford, son of Hawthorn great Chris, gets a kick away. Langford was later injured in the match

Dumped Kangaroo Lindsay Thomas (67) ponders the first half as his North Ballarat teammates enter the sheds.

Looking closely this Box Hill player seems to have tweety-bird tucked away in his shorts!

Hawthorn are hoping Derek Wanganeen can step up to play some AFL footy in the near future.

North Melbourne teammates at North Ballarat, Cruize Garlett (left) and Lindsay Thomas, share a moment on the boundary line before rejoining play.

Tough and relentless, that’s the Lachie George way. George is one of North Ballarat’s finest contributors.

About Shane Goss

I am currently working as an assistant manager at the Kilmore Racetrack as well as freelancing in the media as a photographer and writer. I have been heavily involved in the cycling media for the past ten years before taking on a full-time position at the racetrack. My passion for sport and especially football keeps me busy with projects on weekends.

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