Tigers escape Swans

A final term thriller saw Barnawartha hold on to defeat Chiltern by one point
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DUCKING AND WEAVING: Beechworth’s under 17s Connor Maher in action in the Bushrangers’ loss to Tallangatta on Sunday. PHOTOS: Rebecca Currie

BARNAWARTHA held on by the skin of its teeth in a thrilling one-point win over Chiltern.

The Tigers defeated the Swans by 10 points at the midway point of the season, and replicated the result despite a massive push by Chiltern in the last quarter.

Barnawartha led by 15 points at the final change, but a spirited Chiltern fight back saw the Swans boot five goals to three in the last stanza to win the match.

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