Hawks book spot in grand final against Chapman Valley
Brigades 14s won a palm-sweating second preliminary final against Rovers last Saturday, 9.4 (58) to 8.7 (55), earning themselves a place in the 2017 Great Northern Junior Football League grand final.
Rovers got off to a good start, getting ahead in the first half but this turned around after half-time as the Hawks kicked eight goals in the third and nine goals in the last quarter.
The Hawks claimed a three-point victory and will now play Chapman Valley in the grand final next weekend.
In the 16s preliminary final, Railways got ahead early in the first quarter, kicking four goals to Brigades’ two.
Railways’ Jack Osborne had a stellar game, kicking four goals for the game, followed by Shaedan Edwards and Callum Teakle with two each.
Remaining ahead the whole game, the Blues secured a 23-point win over Brigades, 12.10 (82) to 9.5 (59), and will face Chapman Valley in the grand final next weekend. The grand finals are this Saturday at the WA Country Builders Stadium.
The 14s will play at 9am and the 16s will play at 11am with the presentations at 1.15pm in the clubrooms.