Only two games of the Home and Away season remain, so let’s how how all of our teams are placed as we head into the business end of the season…
MJFC Under 11 Lions
Round 11- defeated Bentleigh by 59 points
Round 12 – defeated St Pauls McKinnon by 59 points
Round 13 – defeated by Cheltenham JFC by 68 points
The boys are finishing their season strongly with two wins from their past three games, though seems they have left their run to the finals a little too late in what appears to be a very evenly balanced division.
MJFC Under 11 Griffins
Round 11 – defeated Waverley Park Hawks by 39 points
Round 12 – defeated by East Brighton by 32 points
Round 13 – defeated by Bentleigh 20 points
These boys continue to play good football in a very strong division, and continue to hang in there with a shot at finals. Two must win games await.
MJFC Under 12 Lionesses
Round 11 – defeated Waverley Park Hawks by 32 points
Round 12 – defeated Mordialloc Braeside by 35 points
Round 13 – defeated by Caulfield Bears by 9 points
Still third on the ladder and with a finals position secured, these girls proved today that they are right in premiership contention with a narrow 9 point loss to the undefeated ladder leaders.
MJFC Under 12 Griffins
Round 11 – defeated by East Malvern by 1 pont
Round 12 – defeated Ormond by 53 points
Round 13 – defeated Beaumaris by 5 points
Third on the ladder with their finals place secured, these boys have also shown they will be there when the whips are cracking with a narrow 1 point loss to the ladder leaders East Malvern in round 11. An exciting few weeks ahead!
MJFC Under 12 Lions
Round 11 – defeated Ormond by 33 points
Round 12 – defeated by Highett by 15 points
Round 13 – defeated by South Melbourne Districts by 9 points
Some close losses have been costly for these boys, with finals unfortunately out of reach. After an undefeated season in 2017, these boys have learnt a lot about the game of football by playing in a stronger division this year.
MJFC Under 13 Griffins (Div. 2)
Round 11 – defeated Prahran by 18 points
Round 12 – defeated by St Bedes Mentone by 33 points
Round 13 – Bye
These boys continue to improve their football win a win against Prahran, who had beaten them in a grading game earlier in the season, followed by a courageous 33 point defeat against a team who had beaten them by 15 goals in round 5. Two must win games await these boys, against teams they have already beaten this season, with a finals spot the reward!
MJFC Under 13 Lions (Div. 5)
Round 11 – defeated St Peters by 1 point
Round 12 – defeated St Bedes Mentone by 9 points
Round 13 – defeated by Mordialloc Braeside by 29 points
These boys also continue to improve, notching up back to back wins for the first time this season in rounds 11 and 12. Unfortunately, their push to the finals came to an end against an accomplished opponent in round 13.
MJFC Under 14 Lions (Div 2)
Round 11 – defeated by Dingley JFC by 75 points
Round 12 – defeated by Port/South Melbourne by 67 points
Round 13 – played St Pauls McKinnon, awaiting result
These boys continue to give their all week in, week out, with this stretch of games highlighted by club legend Hamish McInerney’s 100 game! Well done Hammer!
MJFC Under 15 Lions (Div 3)
Round 11 – defeated Port/South Melbourne by 42 points
Round 12 – defeated East Brighton by 42 points
Round 13 – defeated East Sandringham
With three strong wins these boys have launched into first place on the ladder with two games to go. The best coach in the business Andrew Pickering appears to have these boys humming at the right time of the season.
MJFC Under 16 Lions (Div 2)
Round 11 – Bye
Round 12 – defeated by East Sandringham by 65 points
Round 13 – defeated by East Brighton Vampires by 29 points
The tough season continues for these boys and but they will keep pushing for a win over the last two games of the season.
MJFC Under 17 Lions (Div 2)
Round 11 – defeated East Sandringham by 13 points
Round 12 – defeated by Oakleigh by 73 points
Round 13 – defeated Highett/Cheltenham by 67 points
These boys have now moved into 3rd position on the ladder, with two testing matches against fellow top four teams a great lead in to their finals campaign.
With regard to our seven modified rules teams (Under 8, Under 9 and Under 10, including our new U10 Girls team), scores cannot be published, though we can all rest assured much enjoyment is being had by the players, coaches and parents alike!