Carey Park face a stern midfield test when they meet Bunbury for the Nani Cup on Sunday, and Panthers coach Brett Maguire has admitted his star centremen have been forced to “scrap” it out.
Augusta-Margaret River’s push for a top-two spot can be enhanced with a victory over Busselton at Sir Stewart Bovell Park on Saturday.
Bunbury’s unbeaten start to the season will continue if they take care of Carey Park on Sunday at Payne Park.
But the home side will have a few aces in its deck.
Augusta-Margaret River moved to second on the SWFL ladder after strolling to a 49-point win over Donnybrook at Gloucester Park on Sunday.
South Bunbury purred its way to a 97-point win over Carey Park at Kelly Park on Saturday with Tigers skipper Bethany Bond putting on yet another football masterclass.
Harvey-Brunswick-Leschenault recorded a gritty 7.8 (50) to 6.3 (39) win over the Collie Eagles on Sunday at the Collie Recreation Ground.
South Bunbury’s reputation as the “2021 Cardiac Kids” continued after they pipped Carey Park 11.8 (74) to 11.7 (73) in Saturday night’s thrilling SWFL clash at Kelly Park.
Carey Park face the toughest challenge in the SWFL women’s competition on Saturday, when they host high-flying South Bunbury at Kelly Park.
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Sunday’s clash between the Harvey Bulls and Bunbury is likely to come down to which side can get more value for effort from their forwards.
After Augusta-Margaret River’s sub-par showing against Bunbury at Payne Park, Hawks coach Matt Jamieson made it clear his men needed to fine-tune a few things.
An eerie silence descended across Hands Oval following Saturday night’s 12.7 (79) draw between South Bunbury and the Harvey Bulls.
South Bunbury’s incredible dominance in the SWFL women’s competition shows no sign of slowing down, on the back of Saturday’s 9.5 (59) to 2.1 (13) win over the Harvey Bulls at Hands Oval.
Former Brisbane Lions defender James Hawksley kicked six goals on debut as Bunbury thrashed an out-of-sorts Augusta-Margaret River 14.9 (93) to 3.5 (23) at Payne Park on Sunday.
Harvey-Brunswick-Leschenault broke a three game losing streak at Brunswick Oval with a one-goal win over Carey Park on Sunday.
It was far from pretty, but the Collie Eagles won their second game of the year and moved into the SWFL’s top five, grinding out a five-point victory over Eaton on Sunday.
A mother has paid tribute to her son who two years ago today collapsed on a football field during training in Harvey and never woke up.
Carey Park coach Brett Maguire is enjoying his return to league coaching, with the Panthers having shown plenty of promise so far in 2021.
Augusta-Margaret River heads to Payne Park on Sunday afternoon, where they will do battle against reigning premiers Bunbury.
One of Harvey’s biggest nights of the year, the Harvey Fresh Cup, has fallen victim to the South West Football League’s decision to postpone the weekend’s round of games.
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