Rowell stars in Oakleigh Grand Final win

Oakleigh Chargers 2019 NAB League premiers

Star AFL prospect Matt Rowell has charged his way to a premiership victory in a best on ground performance for the Oakleigh Chargers in their 53-point win over the Eastern Ranges in the 2019 NAB League Grand Final.

Alongside fellow TLA footballers Trent Bianco (captain) and Nick Bryan, Rowell amassed an incredible 44 disposals, eight marks, eight tackles and two goals to earn himself an unprecedented second straight best on ground medal. Last year, Rowell was also awarded best on ground in the Grand Final as a bottom-ager in the Charger’s six-point loss to the Dandenong Stingrays.

Former best on ground medallists include Brent Harvey (1995), Adam Goodes (1997), Dale Thomas (2005) and Jack Viney (2011).

Led by captain Bianco, who contributed with 30 disposals and 11 marks and ruckman Nick Bryan (20 and 26 hitouts), the premiership is the Charger’s fifth after taking the flag in 2006, 2012, 2014 and 2015.

TLA’s Jamieson Rossiter, Todd Garner and Lachie Gawel played for the Ranges who finished on top of the Home & Away ladder with 12 wins and 3 losses.

 

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