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It was another bumper round of top-age football in the South Metro Junior Football League (SMJFL). 

With some teams experiencing their first wins of the season and a mix of both valiant victories and close nail-biters, Round 2 mixed up the competition and ensured some interesting match-ups in the coming rounds.

Here is the weekend wrap:

Under 17 Boys –

Division 1:

Highett/Cheltenham Black ensured they would stay unbeaten with a mammoth victory over South Melbourne, with 14 individual goal-kickers, remaining as the only team to have two wins from the opening two rounds.

Northvale got their first win on the board against Mordialloc-Braeside, maintaining a comfortable lead throughout the four quarters and eventually winning by 27-points.

In the final match of Division 1, Beaumaris crawled over the line by 4-points against Ormond. It was a very close match all the way through, with the scores level at quarter time, Ormond taking the lead at the main break and ultimately the Sharks coming back in the second-half to take the win.

Division 2:

The first three-quarters of the East Sandringham and Caulfield game were tight, but the former managed to kick five goals to one in the last quarter to break away and win by 28-points.

Bentleigh kept their undefeated run alive, composed against Oakleigh in retaining the lead over the four quarters and securing a 43-point victory.

Ajax was once again unstoppable and defeated Highett/Cheltenham Blue by a hefty margin, maintaining their position at the top of the ladder.

In the final match of Division 2, St Kilda City declared a walkover and forfeited their game, handing the four points to Murumbeena*

Under 18 Girls –

Division 1:

In the first match of Division 1, Beaumaris dominated the game and locked in a 74-point victory against St Bedes/Mentone, a defensively resolute performance from the Sharks.

Brighton Beach secured their first win of the season, with St Peters only scoring a single behind in the last quarter and going down by 90-points.

In the final match of the division, Prahran scored their second victory against Bentleigh. Despite their inaccurate scoreline of 7.19, Prahran enjoyed a comfortable 43-point win as the Demons were kept goalless until the final term.

Division 2:

Hampton saw their first win of the season in Division 2, with a 40-point triumph over Oakleigh, who were kept scoreless until the third quarter.

Port Melbourne secured their second win over St Kilda City by 26-points, with 5 individual goal kickers and a comfortable lead across the four quarters.

Click here to view the full Results/Ladders after Round 2