Senior Teams | May 11-12

Published on Friday, May 10, 2024

The selected teams are in for this week’s NFNL senior football matches.

Montmorency will welcome a handy trio back when the host Hurstbridge. Marcus Lentini and Ben Paterson return while Blake Murphy will play his first game of the season.

The same can be said for Heidelberg who will have Nathan Honey, Sean Martin and Daniel O’Dwyer available for their Grand Final re-match with Bundoora. The Bulls will be without Jackson Davies.

Kristian Ferronato and Andrew Stellas headline the inclusions for Greensborough’s huge battle with Banyule, however the Boro will miss Harrison Andronaco, Benjamin Fisher and Jamie Smith. The Bears’ Kurt Aylett is unavailable.

Michael Hurley and Liam Hunt are out for Macleod and North Heidelberg respectively ahead of their match tomorrow, but the Bulldogs will have Jared Crosbie return to the side from VFL duties, as well as Ben Giobbi, who will make his club debut.

Lawrence Lo Piccolo is back for Thomastown when they host Lower Plenty, with the visitors welcoming back Patrick Flynn to the side.

Matthew Lewis and Chris Moloney return for Diamond Creek, but last year’s minor premiers will not have Jacob Booth, Joel Randall or Mitch Tobin at their disposal when they take on Watsonia. The Saints have made five changes.

South Morang remained unchanged from their big victory in Round 5 ahead of their match against St Mary’s. The Burra welcome back co-captain Nicholas Dean but will miss Mitchell Green and Lachlan Read.

Northcote Park will be without a host of stars in Jordan and Matthew Perry as well as Christopher Clark in their must win clash with Laurimar. Jacob Lawson will play his first senior game of the year for the Power while Matthew Gersh also returns.

Both Kilmore and Epping will have important names return for their battle at J.J. Clancy Reserve. The hosts welcome back Bradley Deed and captain Mick Marrett, while Adrian Alfonsi and Luke Lirosi have been included in Epping’s line up.

Meanwhile Sam and William Gilmore will return for Old Paradians when they take on Lalor. The Gilmore brothers as well as the inclusion of Kyle O’Sullivan are among five changes for the Raiders who are back from the bye.

Selected teams for the NFNL Women’s competition will be named in the lead-up to Sunday’s matches.

Continue below for all the team changes. Click on the links to see the selected teams.


Selected teams: Montmorency vs Hurstbridge
Montmorency: IN – Marcus Lentini, Blake Murphy, Ben Paterson; OUT – Dylan Costantin, Bronson Hill, Jesse Thompson
Hurtsbridge: IN – Samuel House; OUT – Zac Manser, David Mennen

Selected teams: Greensborough vs Banyule
Greensborough: IN – Kristian Ferronato, Lachlan Hill, Matthew Lewis, Andrew Stellas; OUT – Harrison Andronaco, Benjamin Fisher, Keegan Lyne, Jamie Smith
Banyule: IN – Darcy Bennett; OUT – Kurt Aylett, Charlie Serafin

Selected teams: Eltham vs West Preston-Lakeside
Eltham: IN – Aviela Choka, Cooper Dahms, Kai Porter; OUT – Jason McCormick, Ben Quaynor, Mitchell Stafford
West Preston-Lakeside: IN – Nil; OUT – Jake Pulice

Selected teams: Bundoora vs Heidelberg
Bundoora: IN – Jack Briskey, Joel Motley, Nathan Phillips; OUT – Brandon Compt, Jackson Davies, Jet Kellow, James Mefflin
Heidelberg: IN – Nathan Honey, Sean Martin, Daniel O’Dwyer; OUT – Jack Andrew, Connor Dooley, Brayden Sier, Jake van der Veeken

Selected teams: Macleod vs North Heidelberg
Macleod: IN – Jake Chiminello, Darcy Hogg, Jack Medley; OUT – Joel Anderson, Michael Hurley, Tom Newbold, Jacob Walker
North Heidelberg: IN – Jared Crosbie, Ben Giobbi, Lachlan Smith; OUT – Kyan Carman, Mitch Dillon, Samuel El Ali, Liam Hunt


Selected teams: Thomastown vs Lower Plenty
Thomastown: IN – Lawrence Lo Piccolo, Jaison Nguyen; OUT – Daniel Chadwick, Luke Mesiano
Lower Plenty: IN – Hugh Delaney, Patrick Flynn, Jack Hutchison, Mac Littlefield; OUT – Jarred Coutts, Samuel Hoyne, Sam Robertson, Lewis Tsourou

Selected teams: South Morang vs St Mary’s
South Morang: IN – Nil; OUT – Nil
St Mary’s: IN – Nicholas Dean, Mitchell Hocking, Liam Neil; OUT – Matthew Coen, Mitchell Green, Lachlan Read

Selected teams: Northcote Park vs Laurimar
Northcote Park: IN – Daniel Brown, Clancy Chester, George Dellaportas, Sullivan Everett, Christian Fakhri, Noah Penry; OUT – Christopher Clark, Caillin Kett, Jordan Perry, Matthew Perry, Alexander Phokos, Liam McErlain
Laurimar: IN – Matthew Gersh, Jacob Lawson; OUT – Blake Anderson, Jobe Somerville

Selected teams: Whittlesea vs Panton Hill
Whittlesea: IN – Harrison Draper, Caleb Newport, Keidan Treacy; OUT – Steven Dempsey, Thomas Falls, Christian Prestopino
Panton Hill: IN – Hotak Akram, Jaspa Gook; OUT – Brayden Callaway, Connor Pilatti

Selected teams: Diamond Creek vs Watsonia
Diamond Creek: IN – Matthew Lewis, Riley Lewis, Chris Moloney; OUT – Jacob Booth, Joel Randall, Mitch Tobin
Watsonia: IN – Phil Bastick, Darcy Charles, Owen Davidson, Liam Doherty, Jett Humphreys; OUT – Mitchell Brownhill, Baxter Evans, Kristian Lawson, Corey Potter, Lucas Vasilevski


Selected teams: Kilmore vs Epping
Kilmore: IN – Joe Barry, Bradley Deed, Mick Marrett; OUT – Luke Chapman, Jake Hibbs-Hall, Cody McQueen
Epping: IN – Adrian Alfonsi, Luke Lirosi; OUT – Adrian Cirianni, Francis Keenan

Selected teams: Old Eltham Collegians vs Ivanhoe
Old Eltham Collegians: IN – Bradley Johnstone, Jeremy Murphy; OUT – Daniel Cartisano, Angus Robertson
Ivanhoe: IN – Jordan Bleicher, Declan Cremasco, Ethan Hunt, Daniel Jones, Andrew Kelly, Scott Selwood; OUT – Flynn Bergman, Ash Close, Ben Imbesi, Matt Presutto, Kane Veliou, Jack Welham

Selected teams: Reservoir vs Heidelberg West
Reservoir: IN – Samuel Boyd, Joshua Rogers, Dale Wells; OUT – Julian Caminiti, Dean Johnson, Nicholas Kosmas, Reece Miller
Heidelberg West: IN – Patrick Molony, Allan Young; OUT – Connor Camilleri, Marcus Hill

Selected teams: Old Paradians vs Lalor
Old Paradians: IN – Luke Ericson, Sam Gilmore, William Gilmore, Lachlan Murdoch, Kyle O’Sullivan; OUT – Nathan Arcangel, Nathan Ball, Anthony Cafari, Rufus Jones, Mitchell Merkel, Struan Thomson
Lalor: IN – Christian Scaffidi; OUT – Exavier Whitnall

Selected teams: Mernda vs Kinglake
Mernda: IN – William Crouch, Michael Evans, Andrew Kelly, Zachary Racovolis; OUT – Matthew Golledge, Zac Hill, Ethan Ross, Daniel Smith
Kinglake: IN – Nil; OUT – Ethan Robinson


Selected Teams: Diamond Creek Women’s 1 vs Heidelberg
Sunday 3:00pm at Plenty Park Oval

Selected Teams: St Mary’s vs Banyule
Sunday 3:00pm at Telfer Reserve

Selected Teams: Montmorency 1 vs Darebin 1
Sunday 3:15pm at Montmorency Park North Oval


Selected Teams: Lower Plenty vs Ivanhoe
Sunday 3:00pm at Montmorency Park South Oval

Selected Teams: Darebin 2 vs Mernda
Sunday 3:00pm at A.H. Capp Reserve

Selected Teams: Thomastown vs Montmorency 2
Sunday 3:00pm at Main Street Recreation Reserve

Selected Teams: Fitzroy Stars vs Whittlesea
Sunday 3:00pm at Sir Douglas Nicholls Oval

Selected Teams: Greensborough vs West Preston-Lakeside
Sunday 3:00pm at Greensborough War Memorial Park


Selected Teams: Diamond Creek Women’s 2 vs Heidelberg West
Sunday 1:30pm at Plenty Park Oval

Selected Teams: North Heidelberg vs Panton Hill
Sunday 3:00pm at Shelley Street Reserve

Selected Teams: Epping vs South Morang
Sunday 3:00pm at Epping Recreational Reserve

Selected Teams: Wallan vs Hurstbridge
Sunday 3:15pm at Greenhill Reserve

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