Bunbury has retained the prized Syd Jackson/Max McGuire Cup with a win over South Bunbury.
Aside from having the responsibility of plotting the downfall of reigning premiers South Bunbury on Saturday at Hands Oval, Bunbury women’s coach Glenn Obal is also faced with another dilemma.
Eaton Boomers coach Darren Rigby is keen for his side to play a committed brand of football moving forward, as his side aims to bounce back.
Every city has at least one great sporting rivalry. Perth has Fremantle and West Coast, Liverpool has Everton and Liverpool, and Bunbury has the Bulldogs and the Tigers.
Harvey-Brunswick-Leschenault coach John Baggetta is keen for his men to go about their business as usual against the Collie Eagles on Saturday at the Collie Recreation Ground.
Depth at colts and reserves level is not an issue for the Bunbury Football Club at the moment, which has left Bulldogs coach Jamie Nani with some interesting selection meetings ahead of him.
Saturday’s victory over the Harvey Bulls at Gloucester Park was warmly received by Augusta-Margaret River coach Matt Jamieson.
Bunbury continued its winning start to the women’s competition under Glenn Obal with a gritty 4.9 (33) to 1.3 (9) victory over a rising Eaton Boomers at Payne Park on Sunday.
Bunbury improved to 3-0 after thrashing an out-of-sorts Eaton Boomers by 60 points at Payne Park on Sunday.
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It will be a special day at Payne Park on Sunday afternoon as the Bunbury Football Club holds a reunion for its 1970 premiership team.
Although endeavour has been plentiful during the opening fortnight of the season, winless Carey Park need a spark against Busselton at Sir Stewart Bovell Park on Saturday.
Harvey-Brunswick-Leschault face the biggest test in the SWFL women’s competition at Brunswick Oval, when they host reigning premiers South Bunbury.
Augusta-Margaret River coach Matt Jamieson is well aware of how important Saturday’s clash with the Harvey Bulls at Gloucester Park is for his side’s top five hopes.
Bunbury superboot Jordan Adamson-Holmes kicked eight goals during his side’s 61-point win over Carey Park at Kelly Park on Saturday.
The Harvey Bulls opened their SWFL women’s competition campaign with a superb 4.9 (33) to 2.3 (15) victory over Donnybrook at VC Mitchell Park on Saturday.
Harvey-Brunswick-Leschenault held off a fast-finishing Eaton Boomers by two points at Glen Huon Reserve on Sunday.
Harvey Brunswick Leschenault survived a huge scare from a fast-finishing Eaton Boomers to win 12.5 (77) to 11.9 (75) in the SWFL’s grand final rematch. WATCH THE FULL MATCH REPLAY
The match went down to the wire, with Harvey-Brunswick-Leschenault getting the chocolates over Eaton by the barest of margins. WATCH THE FULL MATCH REPLAY HERE.
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The Collie Eagles will need to be on top of their game to wear down South Bunbury on Sunday at Hands Oval, according to coach Seth White.
A former Geelong big man had a big homecoming in the Ongerup league, ex-Brisbane Lion Matthew Moody starred in the UGSFL and several other ex-AFL played impressed in the country.
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