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Inverloch-Kongwak overcomes Island

PHILLIP Island went down by just five points to ladder leaders Inverloch Kongwak at Inverloch on Saturday afternoon.

In very windy conditions the Island jumped away to the perfect start, kicking the first four goals of the game before Inverloch hit back late in the first term with a goal into the strong breeze.

At quarter time, the scores were Phillip Island 4.4.28 to IK 1.2.8.

Phillip Island had to work hard to defend its 20 point lead, but the Island defenders could only do so much.

They did restrict Inverloch to two goals to take a narrow four point lead into the long break.

Going into half time, the scores were Phillip Island 4.4.28 to IK 3.6.24.

The Island kicked two early goals to start the second half, but Inverloch was working hard into the wind and it was rewarded with a goal after eight minutes.

The Island stretched its advantage with two more goals for the quarter to Inverloch’s one to take a 15 point lead into the final break

By three quarter time, the scores were Phillip Island 8.5.53 to IK 5.8.38.

Inverloch showed its class in the final term, adding four unanswered goals.

The Island showed a lot of fight late in the term, kicking two goals, but it fell just short by just five points when the siren sounded.

The final score was Phillip Island 10.5.65 defeated by IK 10.10.70.

Phillip Island is back at home this week where it will take on Bunyip for its final home game of the season.

Meanwhile, Inverloch Kongwak will take on Koo Wee Rup at its home turf.

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