Internationals in VFL Finals action
Wednesday, September 09 2015 @ 11:10 pm ACST
Contributed by: Troy Thompson
We take a look at the International Players in Week 1 of the 2015 VFL Finals Series.
Week 1 of the VFL Finals kicked off with Box Hill Hawks easily accounting for last year’s Premiers Footscray by 40 points at Box Hill City Oval in their Qualifying Final. Kurt Heatherley (NZ) had 8 kicks 4 handballs, 5 marks and one tackle in defence. Up forward Shem Tatupu (NZ) kicked just the one goal and three behinds, but had a hand in a number of others, finishing with 6 kicks and 7 handballs. Lin Jong was named best for Footscray.
Essendon defeated Casey Scorpions by 21 points in their Elimination Final. Conor McKenna (Ire) was playing in the AFL on the same day but should be available for the VFL team in their Semi Final match this week against Footscray.