Kinlough Cup | PHOTOS

Eastern Eyre 10.9 def Mid West 0.2

Game one kicked off between Eastern Eyre and Mid West at 9.30am in the 2019 Kinlough Cup at the picturesque Karkoo Oval.


A light breeze welcomed players onto the ground and was to favour the clubrooms end all day.


The game opened at a cracking pace as players from both sides took time to settle down but it was Mid West who continually pushed the ball forward, but Eastern Eyre were up for the challenge and defended well.


Eastern Eyre's Bailey Francis down back was turning the ball away numerous times with the help of his teammates.


The second half was all Eastern Eyre - they had numerous goalkickers and ran riot to record a easy victory.

Best EE: Jake Turner, Bailey Francis, Jaylynn McCallum


Best MW: Zak Lovegrove, Mackenzie Best, Harry Scholz

Eastern Eyre 7.6 def Lincoln Districts 5.4

This game was the match of the carnival, goal for goal as both teams knew they had to win and win big to make the final.


Lincoln Districts started like a house on fire as they kicked goals from all over the 50 metre arc with some near impossible snaps from Eastern Eyre and likewise from Lincoln Districts.


Goal of the carnival was Thomas Bradford's, winning his own ball and getting around players to bounce through a classy, clever goal.


Jake Turner dominated the middle and up forward it was the Regan Taheny show.


Best EE: Jake Turner, Regan Taheny, Cooper Llewelyn


Best LD: Thomas Bradford, Gil Casanova, Kyan Watherson

Grand Final: Great Flinders 14.9 def Eastern Eyre 1.4


The day had built to the grand final of the 2019 Kinlough Cup which was played in front of a large crowd at Karkoo.


They breeze had dropped away, making scoring at both ends achievable.


Eastern Eyre did all the early attacking with Max Ramsey getting them away to the perfect start.


Unfortunately for Eastern Eyre it was all Great Flinders after that as James Richardson exploded onto the scene and ended up kicking four goals and along with Brodie Laube who kicked three himself they dominated the forward line.


When midfielders in Jagger Cross and Riley Doolan slotted through a couple more it was game over for Eastern Eyre.


Eastern Eyre never stopped trying but Great Flinders played the perfect grand final game, a true team game as the backline continually stopped and shut down any forward movement from Eastern Eyre.


Ethan Langley was brilliant and along with Tom McDonald and the speedster Macca Glover they found space on the wing and simply ran away from there opponents with ease.


Tom Crettenden was marking everything across half forward as Charlie Richardson played the perfect rover time and time again he pushed the ball forward and the delivery to James Richardson was unstoppable.


Great Flinders were simply too good all over the ground.


The old cliché best player was "the whole team" - that's what Great Flinders dished up to Eastern Eyre.

Congratulations to Great Flinders on winning the 2019 Kinlough Cup for the first time since 2008.

Best GF: Macca Glover, Jayden Gale, Brodie Laube, James Richardson


Best EE: Jake Turner, Jake Bammann, Lenny McDonough, Cooper Llewelyn