The pair, who both come from families deeply ingrained in their club’s storied history, became two-time premiership players at the Hawks.
Sunday’s colts final between Carey Park and Busselton was framed as the battle of the competition’s two best and most imposing forwards.
As the dust settles on the South West Football League season and Augusta-Margaret River’s fourth premiership triumph, here are a couple of the bizarre stats that emerged from grand final day.
They might have done things easy during this year’s finals series, but there were some ups and downs on Augusta-Margaret River’s journey. Here are five moments that would go on to define their season.
In the midst of South West Football League grand final festivities, the accolades just kept on coming for Augusta-Margaret River’s Simon Moore.
Despite having their chances of premiership glory wiped out, Busselton remain optimistic about the future.
Bunbury’s Cameron Hay is making a habit of standing up in big games after being awarded the Don Punch MLA Trophy after a three-goal performance in the SWFL reserves decider.
From standout performances to a Sunday afternoon they would rather forget, South Western Times journalist Jackson Barrett has given a three-word analysis of every single player in the SWFL.
With the South West Football League 2021 season at an end, the region’s finest Colts and Women’s players have an opportunity to shine on the state stage.
Bunbury have claimed their first reserves premiership since 2005 with a comeback 10-point victory over Busselton.
The high, the low and what to watch from the 2021 season
A pair of final-quarter goals from key forward Brady Lenaghan and a Lynn Medal-winning performance by Griffin Hyde have steered Carey Park to their first colts flag in more than a decade.
Augusta-Margaret River have won their fourth South West Football League premiership, defeating Busselton by 40 points at Hands Oval.
Follow along live as the South West Football League colts, reserves and league premierships are all decided at Bunbury’s Hands Oval.
As it stands, the Phoenix have a one-point buffer over second-placed Maddington White City, who host Wembley Downs on Sunday afternoon.
Ahead of this Sunday’s grand final, here are some of the stats that may (or may not) shape your team’s chances of success.
Journalist Jackson Barrett has taken a look at some of the game-breakers and key match-ups that could see Sunday’s grand final swung one way or another.
Carey Park colts coach Frank Italiano has heaped praise on his grand final opponents, Daniel Delaney’s Busselton side, just days out from Sunday’s premiership decider.
Regardless of which team stands on the dais after the grand final, one of the SWFL reserves competition’s longest premiership droughts will be broken on Sunday.
Ahead of the clash, Hawks coach Matt Jamieson told the South Western Times there were no unanswered questions among his players.
After years of playing against each other in the WAFL two mates at Augusta-Margaret River are set to live out a boyhood dream.
Because regardless of the level or sport, grand finals are very much a journey. They are more than just a positive win and loss ratio and earning your right to be there.
South West Football League general manager Simone Nani has announced she will step down after next weekend’s grand final.
The West Australian brings you exclusive coverage of the SWFL’s grand final Sunday with a special triple-header broadcast of the colts, reserves and league deciders all in the same place.
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