Allan Matheson Shield | Tatura-Hill Top ready to bounce back, Kyabram changes line-up
Although many expect the favorites to win all on Saturday, most underdogs would smell the blood after last weekend yielded several surprise results.
Tatura-Hill Top is back home and facing a tough task for their fifth round of Goulburn Valley Playing Area.
The Bulldogs host powerhouse Shepparton Golf – hot off the heels of their hard-fought win over Kyabram.
A loss to Stanhope last weekend will no doubt have aroused a lot of appetite in the Bulldogs’ field heading into the game at Hill Top Bowling Club.
Spectators could see a different outfit from Tatura-Hill Top on Saturday, with captain Peter Le Sueur expecting the team to increase their intensity and noise.
Talking about the latest episode of After the JackLe Sueur said his teammates will look to match Shepparton Golf.
“It will be played at Hill Top and it will be a good test to see where we are. We expect a tough game,” he said.
“We know that Shepp Golf is a very dynamic team. We were probably a little quiet last week, so we need to lift that and maybe face them a bit more.
Around the greens, Kyabram will be ready to bounce back from his narrow loss to Golf.
The Bombers have a chance to return to the winners list with a home game against a struggling Mooroopna.
The home side swung the ax into the selection room with young Charlie Boswood and experienced chef Noel Reddrop ready to make way.
Finally, East Shepparton will come out shooting under the bright lights on Friday night.
The Eagles host Tallygaroopna in what is Game 5 of the fifth inning.
The home side are coming off a tense 14-shot loss to Shepparton Park and will be determined to put on a good show in front of their home crowd.