SWFL Round Six Results
Young Bulldogs Patrick Farrant, Blair Della Franca and Ashton Preedy booted vital goals in Bunbury’s come from behind two-point win over the Harvey Bulls at Payne Park today.
But it was ex-AFL star Brett Peake who was the man of the moment, being named man-of-the-match in the 10.9 (69) to 10.7 (67) win over the Bulls.
Peake kicked three goals, but did plenty of work around the ground to be named the best player on the day.
The Bulls led by 22 points at quarter-time, but kicked just four goals in the final three quarters to be over-run.
A strong first half from Donnybrook led them to a 21-point win over Carey Park at VC Mitchell Park today.
Jacob Green booted seven goals for the home side, including five in the first quarter, to lead the Dons to a 11.14 (80) to 8.11 (59) win.
The Dons seemingly had the four points at half-time, but the Panthers rallied after the main break and kicked four goals to just one in the final quarter to reduce the margin.
Harvey-Brunswick-Leschenault came from 31 points down in the third quarter to draw with Eaton Boomers in Brunswick on Saturday.
Remarkably, the 9.8 (62) to 8.14 (62) result was the Lions' second straight draw after finishing level with Bunbury last weekend.
The Lions looked to have snatched the win when they took the lead late on before Matt Buchanan kicked a tying goal in his 150th Boomers game.
Both sides then kicked another point each, while Eaton also kicked six of their 14 behinds in succession late in the third term.
Eaton's Jay Walton kicked three goals against his former team while fellow Boomer Chris Atthowe was named best on ground.
South Bunbury held on desperately to narrowly defeat a gallant Busselton by seven points at Hands Oval on Saturday evening.
Both teams were hard hit by injury, with Busselton playing four first gamers while South Bunbury were missing Brynn Francis, Kurt Cadman and Josh Ryder.
But the Tigers held on in the rain to win 6.9 (45) to 6.2 (38).
The Collie Eagles were their own worst enemy in their 24-point win over Augusta-Margaret River on Saturday at the Collie Recreation Ground.
Despite dominating much of the play all game, the Eagles’ jitters in front of goal cost them and it took them until late in the final term to seal their 7.15 (57) to 4.9 (33) win over the Hawks.
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