Roos get golden reward

THERE was a golden glow suffusing the George Gordon Oval at Dareton in the wake of Wentworth’s upset four-point win over Robinvale Euston on Saturday.

Wentworth’s Mitch Davison fires off a handball under pressure from Robinvale Euston’s Cosi Ienco in Wentworth’s upset win over the previously unbeaten Eagles on Saturday. Full SFNL round 8 coverage in today’s After The Siren. Picture: Carmel Zaccone

Wentworth’s Mitch Davison fires off a handball under pressure from Robinvale Euston’s Cosi Ienco in Wentworth’s upset win over the previously unbeaten Eagles on Saturday. Full SFNL round 8 coverage in today’s After The Siren. Picture: Carmel Zaccone

It was more than just the late afternoon sunshine that illuminated the scene; it was a sense of justice and fitness that the Roos, who started as long-odds underdogs, had managed to reward an afternoon of admir­able effort with four premiership points.

The outcome, and the manner in which it was manufactured, was a fitting tribute to two fine Wenty warriors in Matt Cameron and Phil Byrnes, who celebrated their 250th senior appearances in the best possible fashion.

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