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SWFL 2022: Busselton keen to keep winning form against Carey Park on Saturday

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Zac Pethybridge is the best defender in the league, according to Magpies coach Daniel Delaney.
Camera IconZac Pethybridge is the best defender in the league, according to Magpies coach Daniel Delaney. Credit: Justin Fris/South Western Times/South Western Times

With finals football almost secured for another season, Busselton league coach Daniel Delaney is keen for his players to keep building momentum against Carey Park on Saturday at Sir Stewart Bovell Park.

“If we want to finish in the top three, we just have to keep winning games,” he said.

“Last time we went over to Kelly Park, we had a depleted team. But credit to them — they are well-coached and were pretty good as well.”

One man who could have a massive say in the outcome of the game is Magpies defender Zac Pethybridge, who many believe has become one of the best defenders in the competition.

“I actually think he (Pethybridge) is the best by a long way,” Delaney said. “He comes around and just has that beautiful fist, which he is able to get in there (at a contest).

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“I would hate to play on him mate.”

Panthers coach Brett Maguire said he was hopeful his side could bounce back from their narrow loss against the Collie Eagles last Saturday up the hill, by being as competitive as possible.

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