Romsey stays on the top

Romsey's Ayden Tessari. Picture Shawn Smits.

By Tara Murray

Romsey and Riddell were the winners in two important top six Riddell District Football League clashes at the weekend.

Top of the table Romsey kicked away in the second half against Macedon, winning 12.9 (81)-6.8 (44), to maintain its one game gap at the top of the

The Redbacks led by one point at the main break, before kicking eight goals to two in the second half.

Joel Naylor and Ben Way kicked three goals each for the Redbacks, with Ayden Tessari named their best.

Ryan Fischer was the best for the Cats, who will finish the regular season in sixth.

A strong five goal to nil second quarter was the difference for Riddell against Wallan.

With both sides trying to seal up a top three spot, it was the Bombers that got the early momentum.

The Bombers opened up a 33-point lead at the main break.

It was an even second half, with the Bombers eventually winning 12.6 (78)-5.10 (40).

Dylan Tarczon kicked four goals to continue his good form, with Haydn Ross chipping in with three.

Ross was named best for the Bombers, with Matt Perri named the Magpies best.

The win leaves the Bombers sitting in third spot, one of two teams behind Romsey. The Magpies best result can be finishing in third.

Diggers Rest, which sits second, beat Woodend-Hesket, 13.9 (87)-5.7 (37).

The Hawks were in the game until half time, before the Burras did what they needed to, coming away with a solid win.

Alec Del Papa was named best on ground.

The Burras are equal on points with the Redbacks.

Melton Centrals and Broadford were the other winners against Rockbank and Lancefield respectively, with both sides having big wins.

The final round sees top three sides Romsey and Riddell take on each other. Lancefield faces Diggers Rest, Rupertswood plays Rockbank, Macedon hosts Melton Centrals and Woodend-Hesket plays Wallan.