Why the Spurs just love to rock up to Myrtleford

HOTSPURS are rapidly emerging as Myrtleford’s bogey side.

The Aloysius Park mob again came away from the Ovens Valley on Sunday with the three-points in possibly the biggest upset of the year.

In their two previous appearances Spurs had given up 13 goals.

But goals in the opening 10 minutes to Matthew Townsend and Sam Thorman dictated the day’s proceedings and a 2-0 win.

Coach John Irvine said there were signs of improvement in the 4-0 loss to Boomers a week earlier.

“After the thumping from Melrose we went to a new formation,” he said.

“It was only 1-0 at half-time against Boomers in what was a pretty decent performance.

“On Sunday we just denied them any time on the ball and boys lifted another notch from the previous week.

“There were no passengers as far as I was concerned, it was just a great team effort.”

Irvine said Spurs had a good record at Savoy Park.

“Last year we led 2-0 with 10 minutes to go and Dan Summers scored three — two of which were perhaps the best goals I’ve seen in this league,” he said.

“But I think we had beaten them up there in the three previous seasons.”