Anzac Day bonanza

ANZAC Day footy is upon us with the traditional Naracoorte versus Kybybolite clash tomorrow.

With the Johnson Cup up for grabs, the Tigers will make the short trip into town to face the Demons.

Both sides are putting their faith in their youth this year although the Demons still have a host of top-line experienced talent.

The Tigers also have some quality experience guiding the kids but they are just pipped by names such as Dixon, Gill, Gould and Hartree.

The A grade game will be a twilight encounter, with junior colts at noon, followed by B grade, then A grade and senior colts to finish the day.

Border Districts host Lucindale at Frances on Saturday.

The two sides are coming off a loss although it was the Eagles who suffered worse with a 150-point shellacking at the hands of Mundulla.

With plenty of kids in both sides they may take some time to adjust to senior football and this game will be another step in that process.

The quality of Ryan McInerney and Sam Graetz was a welcome return for the Roos and they will again be key for their side.

For the Eagles young Joel Thomson performed admirably in defence against Mundulla but weight of numbers proved too much.

He will be hoping things are much more cohesive up the ground this weekend as the Eagles look to bring dangerous forwards Clint Barras and Elijah Ware into the game.

There will be a minute's silence before the A grade game with Borders paying tribute to six club people who died during the off-season: Charles Koch, Matthew "Rowdy" Bartlett, former president Neil Hart, Brian Montgomery, Noel Pretlove and Barbara Hicks.

Keith host Padthaway in what is expected to be a tough encounter. The Crows have enjoyed a good few years near the top of the table while Padthaway is looking to jump up the ladder on the back of some smart recruiting.

Padthaway defeated Bordertown in round one with their new recruits prominent.

Scott Welsh kicked five and Luke Harder three while Ian Perrie was a force around the ground.

Keith had a loss at Kaniva and will be looking to bounce back at home.

After a big loss at home last weekend Kingston have the unenviable trip to Bordertown.

The Roosters pushed the star-studded Padthaway for most of the game in round one and are almost assured of a win if they keep up that form.

Kingston is still developing and looked like it had improved against Penola last weekend but still lacked enough goalscoring power to be a threat to the reigning premiers.

Penola host Mundulla for their first home game of their year.

It is their first time back playing in Penola for points since winning the premiership last year and the game looks like going right down to the wire.

Both sides had massive wins first up and are ready to go.

The Southern Eagles will be hoping coach Adam Merrett can return to playing as his presence up forward adds so much to their set-up, and more often than not their scorecard.

Mundulla's forwards had a day out against Borders in round one but come up against a much more experienced side this weekend which will be a stern test.

Kaniva/Leeor United has the bye.

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