Results - Round 18
The final round of the home & away season saw the Reserves claim a spot in the final 5, the Colts tune up for a qualifying final and the League and Thirds seasons come to an end.
With the League side already ensuring the club would remain in B Grade next season and not able to shift from 8th spot on the ladder, the Blues were stunned by the bottom of the table Stirling, going down by 10 points at Richard Guelfi Reserve.
Hayden Fleay and Blake Ingersole each kicked 2 goals in the final game of the 2013 League campaign.
Goals: Fleay 2, Ingersole 2, Ellis, Grace, Myors.
With the Reserves needing a big win to keep their finals hopes alive, they kept their end of the bargain with a 129 point smashing of the winless Saints. Hadyn Sleeman and Jacob Pallister kicked 4 goals each, in a day where the Blues had 11 goalkickers. News then came through of Bullcreek Leeming's 6 point win over Hamersley Carine, meaning Willetton had made up more than enough percentage to knock our South Street rivals out of the top 5.
The game ended on a sour note for the Blues, with Sebastian Correia suffering a broken leg in the game's final moments. Everybody at the club wishes Seb all the very best for his recovery.
Goals: Sleeman 4, Pallister 4, Lombardo 2, K. Wheeler 2, Fondacaro 2, Broderick 2, Legg 2, Anderson, M. Hug, Fleay, Burston.
The Colts team warmed up for their qualifying final clash woth North Fremantle in style with a 93 point demolition of Stirling. The Blues had 10 different goalkickers, with Daniel Hug (6 goals) and Will Hallam (4 goals) the chief destroyers.
Goals: D. Hug 6, Hallam 4, Brown 3, Tuckwell 2, Jacob Burns, Kyle, Windsor, Chalwell, Henderson, M. Coleman.
The Thirds team had a golden opportunity to sneak into 5th spot on the E2 ladder on Saturday night, but it wasn't to be for Jason Walker and his men, going down by 13 points to Fremantle CBC at Morris Buzzacott Reserve.
Joel Harding kicked 2 goals for the Blues on a night where inaccuracy in front of goal cost Willetton dearly.
|Fremantle CBC||8.5 (53)|
Goals: Harding 2, Bruse, Lawson, Ravn.
With the home & away season now complete, the club's attention now turns to the finals campaigns of the Reserves and Colts. While finals fixtures are still to be confirmed by the WAAFL, it appears at this stage that our 2 teams will be playing at different venues. The club is in the process of organising a supporters bus for members to travel to both games. Details will be confirmed in the coming days.
All members are strongly urged to make their way down to the club on both Tuesday and Thursday night this week, as well to both the Colts and Reserves finals on Saturday.