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Swans prove too strong for Eagles to push their way into the top four of the under-14s competition in the Southern Districts Junior Football Association

Swans pushed their way into the top four of the under-14s competition in the Southern Districts Junior Football Association after a convincing win over Eagles in round nine on Saturday.

Going into the match Eagles sat in fourth position and Swans in sixth but after a 40-point win to Swans, the ladder positions were swapped.

Swans' Matthew Sivwright is caught by Eagles' Joshua Ponsford and Aiden Clark.
Camera IconSwans’ Matthew Sivwright is caught by Eagles’ Joshua Ponsford and Aiden Clark. Credit: Laurie Benson

The Swans led by 13 points at half-time before booting four goals in the third term and keeping the Eagles scoreless to open up a 39-point buffer.

Both sides kicked a goal in the final term but Swans ran out comfortable 8.7 (55) to 2.3 (15) winners.

Eagles' Milan Jaggi and Swans' Rory Sutherland contest the ball.
Camera IconEagles’ Milan Jaggi and Swans’ Rory Sutherland contest the ball. Credit: Laurie Benson

Lions remain undefeated after prevailing over Mt Barker and Roos defeated Denmark-Walpole in the other 14s match in round nine on Saturday.

Meanwhile on Tuesday night Saints won a thrilling contest over Power by a point.

Swans' Oshaie McGlade gets held up by Joshua Ponsford and Mitchell Coombe.
Camera IconSwans’ Oshaie McGlade gets held up by Joshua Ponsford and Mitchell Coombe. Credit: Laurie Benson

In round nine of the under-12s on Friday night Power and Swans claimed wins against Saints and Bulldogs respectively.

In the other matches on Saturday morning, Denmark-Walpole remain on top of the ladder with a win over Eagles, and Lions got to claim their first win of the season in a great game against Mt Barker.

Swans' Dylan Bennett is caught by Eagles’ Milan Jaggi.
Camera IconSwans’ Dylan Bennett is caught by Eagles’ Milan Jaggi. Credit: Laurie Benson

The SDJFA will wrap up their season in the next few weeks with rounds 10, 11 and 12.

The Year 3 end-of-season wind-up and fun afternoon will be held on Friday, September 11 from 4pm while the Year 4 Proudies Round and wind-up will take place on Saturday, September 12 from 10.30am.

Swans' Kaleb Germain gets his kick away ahead of Eagles’ Milan Jaggi.
Camera IconSwans’ Kaleb Germain gets his kick away ahead of Eagles’ Milan Jaggi. Credit: Laurie Benson

The under-14s medal count will be held on Saturday, September 12 from 4pm.

The under-12s and 14s semifinals will be played on September 12 with the preliminary finals to follow on September 13 before the grand final on Saturday, September 19.

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