Un­der-17s side still un­beaten

Whitsunday Times - - SPORT - Dane Lillingstone dane.lillingstone@ whit­sun­day­times.com.au

AUSSIE RULES: The Whit­sun­day Sea Ea­gles want to claim the flag this year.

The side’s in­ten­tions have never been more ev­i­dent than in their 21.16.142 to 8.6.54 win on Sun­day over the Mackay Mag­pies.

The Sea Ea­gles shot out of the gates at Mag­pies Sport­ing Club and never looked back as they took a 11.7.73 to 5.2.32 lead into half-time and fin­ished the match with a dom­i­nant 21 goal haul.

Matthew Galon­ski and Bryce Matthews both claimed four goal hauls with Ni­cholas Proud bag­ging three.

The sea­son long bat­tle be­tween Sea Ea­gles and Mackay City Hawks for first on the Pre­mier’s lad­der con­tin­ues with both sides on 28 points but the Hawks are still ahead on per­cent­ages.

The Sea Ea­gles re­turn to Whit­sun­day Sportspark on Satur­day against North Mackay at 2.55pm.


THE ladies Pre­mier team are still search­ing for their first win af­ter an­other tough 11.12.78 to 1.0.6 loss to Mackay Mag­pies on Satur­day with Gina-Lee Carter snag­ging a late goal.


THE fu­ture stars of the Whit­sun­days have con­tin­ued their un­beaten run to the sea­son with a 8.11.59 to 6.2.38 win over the Mag­pies on Satur­day to ce­ment their spot on top of the lad­der.

A tight en­counter saw the Mag­pies take a one point lead into half-time but a dom­i­nant third quar­ter saw the Sea Ea­gles kick four goals to storm home.

Josh Nor­ris was a handful all day with three goals.

Un­der-14s MORANBAH Bull­dogs were no match for Whit­sun­day on Satur­day as the Sea Ea­gles claimed a 10.11.71 to 2.2.14 win.

The ju­nior Sea Ea­gles were dom­i­nant through­out the match, lead­ing ev­ery quar­ter with Os­car Dolan kick­ing three goals.


THE SEA Ea­gles strug­gled against the Bull­dogs in their 7.2.44 to 0.2.2 loss on Satur­day. Hay­den O’Han­lon was the stand-out again.


IN THE FIGHT: The Whit­sun­day Sea Ea­gles v Mackay Mag­pies on Sun­day.

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