Big V VYCM Grand Final Melbourne vs Ringwood, August 2016
It was an unusual and unlikely match up to be seen in the 2016 VYCM Grand Final, but it made for an exciting watch for fans to get behind.
Early in the season many would have picked Bulleen and Blackburn to be battling it out for the title. Instead, Melbourne Tigers and Ringwood Hawks powered their way through the 2016 season to land themselves in the Grand Final.
After two close calls in the prior finals match ups against Blackburn (77-56) and Dandenong (70-67), Ringwood were striving to prove themselves in the competition and achieve a decisive win against the Tigers.
Melbourne, on the other hand, were going for the double after their VYCW team had become 2016 champions the night before.
The odds were in Melbourne’s favour after prominent defeats in their Quarter and Semi Final games. However, with one of their key players, Anthony Karabatsos, absent due to College commitments, nothing was guaranteed…
Special thanks to mindIT