Freo left lick­ing their wounds af­ter de­feat

Cockburn Gazette - - NEAR YOU -

IT was a hard week­end for Fre­man­tle football.

The West Coast Ea­gles snapped a six-derby los­ing streak to beat the Fre­man­tle Dock­ers by 28 points on Sun­day.

The Ea­gles kicked away early in the game, and the Dock­ers never looked like chal­leng­ing for the win in front of a bumper crowd of more than 41,000.

In the WAFL, Clare­mont boosted its chances of a fi­nals berth with a 35-point win over East Fre­man­tle.

Beau Mais­ter booted six goals from 12 dis­pos­als to help the Tigers to an 18.7 (115) to 12.8 (80) win and hold off Swan Dis­tricts for fifth spot by per­cent­age.

Bran­don El­lis booted four goals for the Sharks, who have not won since round eight.

South Fre­man­tle had a bye.

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