East Perth vs Peel Thunder - Match Preview

Friday, June 25, 2021 - 11:56 AM

Tale of the Tape – Both East Perth and Peel Thunder come into this week’s clash having a week off in Round 11 and will be hungry for a win.

East Perth delivered its best performance of 2021 upsetting reigning Premiers South Fremantle in Round 10 and will be looking to improve their 2-7 record to keep in touch with the Top 5.

Peel Thunder put in a solid performance against Claremont 2 weeks ago leading at every change. The Tigers kicked the last three goals of the match to win by 7 points.  

The Ins and Outs – Both teams have some big ins for the weekend. Royals Captain Jackson Ramsay will lead his side for the first time since Round 2 after overcoming an ankle injury. Nick Robertson will also be looking to impact the contest on his return from bone bruising. Key Defender Corey Watts, Shaquille McKenzie and Daniel Rowe have also been named on an extended bench. Aiden Lynch will miss this week’s clash after sustaining a cork

Bailey Banfield and Connor Blakely have been added to Peel’s side that lost to Claremont 2 weeks ago. Blair Bell will miss through injury whilst James Ewing has been omitted

Last time they meet – It was a Saturday the Royals would like to forget, with Peel kicking their highest ever score and inflicting their largest defeat. Will Schofield had a day out, whilst Angus Scott racked up 34 possessions for the Royals in a one-sided encounter

Stat of the Week - The Royals have a 66.66% winning record at David Grays Arena and will be looking for their 21st win from 31 appearances on the weekend

Broadcast - The League and Colts games will be streamed live on The West https://thewest.com.au/sport/live from 2.10pm and 9.10am respectively

Teams, Stats and Live Scores - https://www.wafl.com.au/match/league-peel-thunder-v-east-perth-round-12-2021