SUNSHINE MOVE INTO FOURTH
Sunshine have defeated Wyndhamvale to take their spot in the top four of the ladder in Round 9 of the WRFL Division 2 competition.
Wyndhamvale looked to have the win in the bag after a dominant first quarter saw them up 6.4.40 to 1.0.6. However, Sunshine proved to be hungry for the win, coming out the gate in the second quarter to score six goals to Wyndhamvales one.
With the pressure building going into the second half, Wyndhamvale took the lead with a dominating third quarter that saw them leading by 24 points headed into the fourth. Sunshine weren’t going home without a fight though, coming back to score seven goals and one point in the final quarter all whilst not allowing Wyndhamvale to return any.
Sunshine had eight goal scorers for their side, with best on ground Charly Williams slotting six goals for the team in what was an incredible game for him. Mathlang Kak was the lead scorer for Wyndhamvale, putting away three goals for his side. Wyndhamvales Jesse Shell had a stunning game, running away with the best on ground title for the Falcons.
Parkside once again proved why they’re the premiership favourites, taking Newport down in a massive 42-point victory.
Newport fought hard to stay in the game, but Parkside proved too strong as they had the lead at every turn, managing to build on it with each quarter.
Newport’s Hussein Hasna made his way into the list of bests in Round 9 after a smashing game on the field, scoring four of his teams five goals. Jackon Barrett took the title of Parkside’s best on ground for this game after an amazing performance on the field and three goals for his side.
Braybrook suffered a disappointing loss against Albion in Round 9, losing by 123 points to the second on the ladder team.
Braybrook held on throughout the match and kept up the fight but after a dominant final quarter from Albion their fate was sealed. Albion scored six goals and seven behinds to Braybrooks zero points in the fourth quarter of the match, further cementing the victory for themselves.
Benjamin Doll and Jack Taylor were Albions top scorers for the game, kicking five goals each for the side. Joshua Michetti also had an incredible game for Albion, earning himself best on ground. Nathan Spackman excelled for Braybrook, being named best on ground for his team.
Newport will host Albion in Round 10 in what is sure to be a thrilling clash between second and third on the ladder.