Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

Eagles Young Brigade Step Up in Thrashing

Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

Eagles Young Brigade Step Up in Thrashing

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A FIVE-goal haul by Lucas Rodman helped inspire Ipswich's 100-point victory in Saturday's State Association Division 2 clash at Moorooka.

For the second week in a row, the Eagles thrashed their opponents. This time it was Griffith Moorooka 24.15-159 to 8.9-57.

Coach Dave Hume was happy with the outcome, despite the relative ease of the wins.

C[pounds sterling]We'll take them as they come,'' he said, preparing for Ipswich's first home game on Saturday at Limestone Park.

C[pounds sterling]Percentage is important in the wash-up at the end of the season.

C[pounds sterling]We outscored them by 12 goals in the second half so it was good.''

While Griffith Moorooka and last week's opponents Calamvale aren't expected to feature in the top four, Hume was heartened to see his team continue its steady progress.

With the Eagles Reserves also easily accounting for Griffith Moorooka 17.7-109 to 5.4-34, the new Ipswich coach could have some welcome selection headaches. …

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