Saints equal history

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MATCH-WINNER: Saints forward Lachie Dale scored a match-winning goal in the final seconds in their clash against Wodonga Raiders.

LACHIE Dale was the hero this weekend as the Saints won their fifth straight match to equal their best start in the club’s history.

In what was a game of two halves, Wodonga Raiders started much stronger in the first term and opened up a 20-point lead by half time.

The Saints came out a more animated side in the third quarter and booted five goals to the home side’s one and went into the tense final term five points in front.

The Raiders kicked an inaccurate 4.6 in the last quarter and scores were level with just under a minute to spare before forward Lachie Dale was awarded a 50m penalty after a Raiders’ player appeared to kick the ball away from him.

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