Bull­dogs too fear­some for Peel

Cockburn Gazette - - LOOKLOCAL -

BEN Saun­ders and Ma­son Shaw con­tin­ued their im­pres­sive form up for­ward as South Fre­man­tle con­sol­i­dated top spot with a 41point win over Peel at Fre­man­tle Oval on Satur­day.

Af­ter a tight open­ing half, the Bull­dogs fi­nally broke away in the fi­nal term to run out 16.11 (107) to 9.12 (66) win­ners. Saun­ders booted three goals to take his sea­son tally to 18 and Shaw booted two to move to 16 for the year.

Ash­ton Hams gath­ered 35 dis­pos­als and booted one goal, but was re­ported.

Peel’s AFL-listed mid­field­ers Michael Bar­low and Matt de Boer both had 39 dis­pos­als in the loss. The Thun­der’s top goal­kicker was Michael Ape­ness who bagged two.

Across town, East Fre­man­tle made light work of Perth.

A week af­ter de­mol­ish­ing Su­bi­aco, the Sharks recorded a solid 39-point win over Perth at East Fre­man­tle Oval. In his re­turn Pic­tures: Phil El­liott/Pix­ell Pho­tog­ra­phy from in­jury, Sharks skip­per Jamie McNa­mara booted five goals and took a con­tender for mark of the year, soar­ing over Perth’s Michael Sin­clair.

Ge­orge Hamp­son gath­ered 30 dis­pos­als and booted four goals, while Brett Peake booted three ma­jors. Peake co-leads the com­pe­ti­tion for goals with 22. Else­where, Su­bi­aco beat Clare­mont 17.13 (115) to 11.5 (71).

Hamish Shep­heard moved level with Peake for goals this sea­son af­ter boot­ing six.

East Perth is fifth on the ta­ble af­ter beat­ing bot­tom-placed Swan Districts 17.12 (114) to 3.5 (23).

Sharks skip­per Jamie McNa­mara booted five goals and took a con­tender for mark of the year, soar­ing over Perth’s Michael Sin­clair.

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