Eagles soar over Towns
Looma Eagles swooped to pluck a win from Broome Towns, kicking 19 goals during their weekend match.
Towns was held to two goals and two points for the first two quarters of last Saturday’s match, while the Eagles rushed ahead to chalk up 128 points to 32 by the final siren.
Cable Beach rolled Broome Saints in round 11’s Friday night game at the Broome Aquatic and Recreation Centre, 106 points to 27.
A one-sided contest from the outset, Saints were held to two goals and three points in the second quarter and went into the fourth quarter with the same total.
The news was not much better for Bidyadanga Emus, who were in trouble early against Broome Bulls.
The Emus secured their first score after 24 minutes, and struggled to lay tackles and contest the ball as the back line fought to clear the footy.
The Bulls seized the opportunity, booting four goals in the first quarter and looked to seal the game promptly before the defending champs from Bidyadanga put their reputation for running teams into the ground in the final quarter to the test.
The Bulls held out to win the match 45 points to a latesurging Emus with 37 points.
The Derby Tigers have mauled another team on their home turf, crushing the Peninsula Bombers by 140 points to 26 in Derby. The Tigers would kick a monster effort of 20 goals and 20 points by the end of the game.
Broome Towns’ David Goodwin chases down a Looma Eagles player on Saturday.
A ruck contest between the Bidyadanga Emus and Broome Bulls over the weekend.
Broome Bulls' Declan Mercer takes a kick out of defence against the Bidyadanga Emus.
Looma Eagles’ Dermitt Wilson kicks one of his two goals against Broome Towns.