Results - Round 17 - Past Players Day

A massive turnout for Past Players Day saw the Blues take 4 from 4, with the League side ensuring the club another year in B Grade, the Colts all but locking away a double chance and the Reserves and Thirds edging closer to finals berths.


The equation was simple for the League team going into the weekend's match - beat the 9th placed High Wycombe and the club would be ensured of a spot in B Grade for 2014.  With a great crowd on the hill for Past Players Day looking on, the Blues kicked 5 goals to 1 in the opening term and never looked back, accounting for the Bulldogs by 39 points and consigning High Wycombe to relegation.  

John Lee capped off a wonderful day by booting 4 goals to take his personal tally to 7 on the day, while Sean Halton and Kyle Wheeler chipped in with 3 goals apiece to ensure that 200 gamer Todd Grace would celebrate his milestone game in style.


Willetton 5.3 9.10 11.14 16.17 (113)
High Wycombe 1.3 5.5 9.6 11.8 (74)

Goals: Lee 4, Halton 3, Wheeler 3, Ingersole, Kyle, Ellis, Barker, Hug, Doig.



The Reserves side continued their late charge at a place in the top 5 with a 62 point drubbing of High Wycombe.  The Blues led at every change, however they turned on the gas in the third quarter, turning a 21 point half time lead into a 52 point margin at the final change.

Full forward Hadyn Sleeman was the best of the goal kickers, booting 3 majors.

Willetton 3.5 6.5 12.7 15.11 (101)
High Wycombve 1.2 3.2 4.3 6.3 (39)

Goals: Sleeman 3, Lombardo 2, Broderick 2, Irving 2, Del Fante 2, Fondacaro 2, Webster, Legg, Pallister.



The Colts side, already assured of a finals berth, took a while to get going in the early game but did enough to dispatch of the 7th placed High Wycombe by 24 points.  

John Lee started his big day with 3 majors, while Brodie Chalwell bagged 2.

Willetton 3.1 4.5 7.9 9.13 (67)
High Wycombe 2.3 2.5 3.6 6.7 (43)

Goals: Lee 3, Chalwell 2, Edinger, Cook, J. Coleman, Webster.



Like the Reserves, the Thirds are also making a late charge for the final 5 and did their finals chances absolutely no harm with a 114 point belting of the 4th placed Kingsley.  Like the other 3 teams, the Thirds led from go to woah in their must win match up to keep pace with the 5th placed North Beach, who still sit a game ahead of the Blues for the final top 5 spot.

Jeremy Bruse booted a lazy 5 goals, while captain Ray Reveley warmed up the chopper with 4 majors of his own.  Simon Lawson and Brendan Miley were also handy contributors, bagging 3 goals each.

Willetton       19.10 (124)
Kingsley       1.4 (10)

Goals: Bruse 5, Reveley 4, Lawson 3, Miley 3, Wilson, Marshall, Pryor, Perhavec.


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