Maryborough’s much-touted season opener against Castlemaine failed to meet expectations.
Despite some encouraging signs, Maryborough was soundly beaten by Castlemaine 16.8 (104) to 9.11 (65).
The Magpies were left to rue some costly mistakes throughout the match, which left senior coach
Shane Skontra struggling to contain his disappointment.
“I’m very disappointed with Friday’s performance,” Skontra said. “We had our opportunities to hit the scoreboard early and didn’t take them.
“Our skills really let us down,” Skontra said.
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