Bulldogs too fearsome for Peel
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.