The Grand Finals for the 2018 Metro Junior Championships have been decided, after a competitive three-round series of football wrapped up over the Queen’s Birthday long weekend.
Melbourne’s top Under 15 and Under 14 talent shone throughout the three-round series, with a number of highly contested football matches taking place in community venues across the state.
The South Metro Junior Football League (SMJFL) has set itself up for success, qualifying for four out of five Division 1 Grand Finals.
Yarra Junior Football League (YJFL) has qualified for three Grand Finals, the Northern Football Netball League (NFNL) will feature in two Grand Finals, while Eastern Region Girls has secured a Grand Final appearance in the Under 15 Girls competition.
Held on Saturday June 23, the U15 Division 1 Grand Finals will see Eastern Region face NFNL in the Girls competition while YJFL will play SMJFL in both the U15 Pool A and Pool B deciders.
For the U14 Division 1 competitions, YJFL will face SMJFL in the Pool B Grand Final, while NFNL will face SMJFL in the Pool A decider on Saturday June 30.
In other results, it was the Eastern Football League who finished on top of U15 Division 2 Pool A ladder with three straight wins, while Western Region Football League took home top spot in the Pool B competition.
In the U14 Division 2 competitions, the EFL proved too good for the Riddell District Football League pipping them for top spot on the Pool A ladder with two straight wins, while the WRFL stamped its dominance on the Pool B competition with back-to-back wins seeing them sit on top of the ladder.
Rounding out the Division 2 competitions was the Essendon District Football League who claimed three wins to secure top spot over neighbouring league Western Region in the U15 Girls competition.
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See below for 2018 Metro Junior Championship Grand Final details:
Saturday 23th June @ Bulleen Park, Bulleen
10.00am U15 Girls Division 1 – Eastern Region Girls Vs NFNL
12.15pm U15 Boys Division 1B – YJFL Vs SMJFL
2.30pm U15 Boys Division 1A – YJFL Vs SMJFL
Saturday 30th June @ Eltham Central Park, Eltham
12pm U14 Boys Division 1B – YJFL Vs SMJFL
2.15pm U14 Boys Division 1A – NFNL Vs SMJFL