Round 4 Colts Wrap

Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 8:43 AM by Chris Pike

SWAN Districts and Peel Thunder continued their unbeaten starts to the WAFL Colts season with Round 4 victories with South Fremantle scoring its first win of 2019 and East Perth prevailing in a thriller over Perth.

Round 4 in the colts began on Friday afternoon at Leederville Oval with Peel Thunder beating Subiaco 15.15 (105) to 6.4 (40).

Then on Friday night at Lathlain's Mineral Resources Park, the thriller of the round took place and East Perth just managed to hold off Perth for the 9.11 (65) to 9.6 (60) victory.

Then on Saturday evening, South Fremantle opened its account for the season with a 10.5 (65) win over East Fremantle at Fremantle Community Bank Oval.

Also on Saturday night at Joondalup Arena, Swan Districts kept its undefeated start to the season going with a 11.9 (75) to 9.4 (58) win against West Perth.


PERTH 9.6 (60) lost to EAST PERTH 9.11 (65)

The thrilling colts contest of Round 4 took place on Friday night with East Perth managing a five-point victory against Perth at Lathlain's Mineral Resources Park.

It was a second win in four matches to open the colts season for East Perth as a result while Perth sits with a 1-2 record following the opening four rounds.

East Perth started strongly in the game on Friday evening under lights at Mineral Resources Park by kicking three goals to one in the opening quarter to lead by 12 points at quarter-time.

Perth did fight back in the second term with three goals to two to cut East Perth's advantage to eight points at the half-time break.

It was then a goal apiece in the third quarter with the Royals still leading by nine points at three quarter-time, and then despite the Demons kicking four goals to three in the final stanza, but East Perth held on to win 9.11 (65) to 9.6 (60).

Sebit Kuek was a lively force in attack for East Perth earning seven shots on goal from which he kicked three goals to go with 17 possessions, eight marks, six tackles and four inside-50 entries. Reuben Pasalich also kicked two goals for the Royals.

Adam Boules racked up 26 possessions for East Perth to go with 14 tackles and eight inside-50 entries.

Jaxon East also gathered 21 disposals, Kane Hughes 19, Jed Montgomerie 19 (24 hit outs, eight marks, eight tackles), Cody Nash 16 and Jamie Marinoni 15.

Oscar Morcombe kicked three goals from six kicks for Perth with Sam Sardelic and Alan Narkle kicking two goals apiece.

Mitch McLlheney racked up 26 possessions in the ruck for the Demons along with 21 hit outs, 10 inside 50s, six marks and four tackles.

Tarkyn Brogan-Henry also gathered 19 disposals, Cain Evans 19, Jacob Radomiljac 18 and Brodie Gray 17.


SUBIACO 6.4 (40) lost to PEEL THUNDER 15.15 (105)

The tough start to the colts season for the reigning premiers Subiaco continued on Friday afternoon with Peel Thunder scoring a convincing 65-point victory at Leederville Oval.

Peel Thunder continued its undefeated start to the season with the 15.15 (105) to 6.4 (40) victory against a Subiaco team that has lost its first three matches as reigning premiers.

The game took place on Friday afternoon at Leederville Oval and Peel made a flying start kicking six goals to one in the opening quarter to lead by 30 points at the first change.

It was then two goals apiece in the second quarter with Peel's lead extending to 37 points by half-time.

Subiaco did manage to outscore Peel in the third quarter but then the Thunder got rolling to finish strongly with six goals to one in the last quarter leading to the eventual 65-point victory over the Lions.

Connor Heuer, Ben Middleton and Jaxon Egan all kicked three goals apiece for Peel with Jonathon Ietto and Zachary Rankin booting two as well.

Andrew Butler collected 20 possessions for the Thunder, Bradley Oldfield 19, Rankin 19, Ietto 17, Jack Walsh 17, Deon Welham 16, Heuer 15, Kilian Rawson 15, Middleton 15, Isiah Winder 15, Egan 15 and Tyrone Winder 15.

Trey Kennedy and Ezekiel Bolton kicked two goals each for Subiaco.

Jacob Peletier was impressive for the Lions with 29 possessions and 11 tackles while Matthew Johnson collected 19 disposals, Noah Ash 18 and Lachlan Vanirsen 16.


SOUTH FREMANTLE 10.5 (65) defeated EAST FREMANTLE 5.10 (40)

ANZAC Derby day at Fremantle Community Bank Oval concluded with the colts contest on Saturday evening and it saw South Fremantle come away with a 25-point win over East Fremantle.

South Fremantle had lost its opening three games of the colts season under new coach Luke Tedesco, but they turned that around with a strong showing on Saturday evening against an East Fremantle team who had won two of their first three matches.

After a tight first quarter, South Fremantle kicked away in the second quarter kicking four goals to one to head into half-time leading by 21 points.

The Bulldogs added another two goals to one in the third term, and then it was two goals apiece in the final quarter with South Fremantle running out 10.5 (65) to 5.10 (40) winners.

Robert Woods, Darryl Anderson and Ben Pears all kicked two goals apiece for South Fremantle.

George Wessels finished the game with 26 possessions for the Bulldogs, Adam Correia 25, Brodie Plunkett 23 (10 tackles), Jaxon Bellchambers 21, Toby McQuilkin 19, Jacob Sax 19, Jarrod Salmeri 13 and ruckman Solomon James 13 (34 hit outs, five marks).

East Fremantle's goal scorers were Sam Emery, Alec Evensen, Zachary Hayward, Conor McPartland and Finn Gorringe.

Emery also picked up 27 possessions for the Sharks while Lachlan Taylor had 25 disposals and Dylan Ralph 21.


WEST PERTH 9.4 (58) lost to SWAN DISTRICTS 11.9 (75)

Swan Districts' colts continued its perfect start to the 2019 season making it four straight wins with a 17-point win over West Perth at Joondalup Arena on Saturday evening.

The colts contest at Joondalup Arena began at 5pm following the league clash with Swan Districts looking to continue its perfect start to the 2019 season under new coach Simon Bergin.

Swans did start the game with six scoring shots to four in the first quarter, but the Falcons took their chances better and that saw the home team lead by three points at quarter-time.

It was then two goals apiece in the second term with West Perth still clinging to a four-point lead at half-time.

West Perth was then able to maintain its slight advantage to still lead by four points at three quarter-time. But Swan Districts delivered three goals to no score in the final term to win 11.9 (75) to 9.4 (58).

Ethan Nordahl continued his impressive start to the season for Swan Districts with two goals to go with 31 possessions, five inside 50s, three marks and three tackles.

Jack Allen also kicked two goals to go with 20 disposals and 11 marks for the Black Ducks while Ben Taylor and Bodhi Nordahl also booted two majors.

Brenton Hilton also racked up 25 possessions for Swan Districts, Jak Watson 22, Seb Bright 22 (11 tackles), Brock Fisher 21, Jack Allen 20 (11 marks), Hudson Babich 19, Atem Deng 18, Dylan Brockbernd 17 and Ben Hewett 16.

Ryan Letessier did well in the ruck as well with 13 touches and 22 hit outs.

Cooper Blackburn and Ewan Brazier kicked two goals each for West Perth.

Tyron Hindmarsh amassed 34 possessions and seven tackles for West Perth while Callum Johnson collected 20 disposals, Simon Homsany 19, Jack Kermode 17, Jordan Berry 17 and Liam Martin 16. Adam Gerritsen also had 37 hit outs.