Narooma FC put five past Moruya

Narooma FC's All Age Men capped off a stellar regular season on Friday night in Moruya, putting five unanswered goals past a youthful home side in blustery conditions.

The Reds were without several key players for the second week running, forcing a raft of positional changes to accommodate the absences.

While those changes, and the high winds, may have combined to impact the fluency of Narooma's passing game, their eye for goal was as sharp as ever.

Mark Singleton and Ben Smith each picked up a brace, while Henry George put a solid case forward for selection during the finals after collecting his third goal in two games.

Despite the scoreline suggesting otherwise, it was not all one way traffic for the Reds.

Had Ben Hay not been on hand to make several first class saves in goal, it could have easily been a different game.

So good was Hay's performance between the sticks that coach, Kyle Dixon, will have a selection headache on his hands ahead of the major semi-final on August 25.

"We've had to be a bit creative over the last couple of weeks to accommodate injuries and the like," Dixon said post-match.

"From my perspective that can only be positive, as we've had an opportunity to build on the versatility of several players by using them in unfamiliar positions," he said.

"We're into the finals now and that means every game is a must win for us.

"We won't be looking to rely on second chances, so we'll be setting the team up to do just that."

Narooma FC's All Age Men's side will take on Broulee SC in the major semi-final at Gundary Oval, Moruya, on August 25.

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