Results - Round 2
The Thirds side remain unbeaten after another solid win, the Colts got on the winner's list in dramatic fashion, while the Reserves and League were humbled at the hands of North Fremantle.
The League side were looking to get their 2014 campaign back on track against North Fremantle, however they were unable to go with the former A Grade powerhouse, falling to a 36 point loss against the Magpies on a wet night at Gil Fraser Oval.
The blue-and-white's were transformed into the beyondblue's for the special charity game, but it was the Magpies (wearing pink in support of Wyn Carr House) who were off to the quick start, heading to the huddles with a 15 point lead at the first change.
The Blues hit back in the second term, hitting the front and taking a 4 point lead into the rooms at half time.
The Blues were unable to hold on though, as North Freo hit back with 5 goals to 1 in the third term to turn for home with a 24 point lead, before running away further in the final stanza to win by 6 goals.
There are some injury concerns for the Blues, with Andrew Barker failing to return after leaving the field during the third quarter with a leg complaint, while Adam Doig was cleared of serious damage to his jaw after copping some friendly fire from Kyle Wheeler in the last quarter.
|North Fremantle||3.3||4.9||9.14||12.20 (92)|
GOALS: Wallis 3, Bond 2, Fleay, Wheeler, Ho, M. Hug.
BEST: Myors, Wallis, Bond, Fleay.
The Blues 2's had a day to forget on Saturday, going down to their 2013 Preliminary Final nemesis by 85 points.
The Blues were only able to muster 1 goal in a forgettable display, with Brenton Miller kicking the only major in the third quarter.
|North Fremantle||1.6||8.8||11.10||13.15 (93)|
BEST: Miller, Egan, A. Burvill.
The Colts side got on the board for 2014 in exciting fashion, hanging on for a 2 point win over the Magpies.
The Blues trailed by 8 points at the first change, before that deficit was extended to 11 points at the half.
Jim Walter's men then kicked 4 goals to 1 in the third quarter to head into the final break with a 6 point lead. The Blues were then able to hold on despite a spirited comeback from North Fremantle, with the Magpies shot after the siren failing to register the major they needed for victory.
|North Fremantle||2.3||3.7||4.9||6.13 (49)|
GOALS: Edinger, E. Clouter, Windsor, Keepa, Harris, Pobjoy, Rowlands, Miller.
BEST: Harris, Keepa, E. Clouter.
The Thirds side remain undefeated after 2 rounds after a 66 point win over Coolbinia West Perth at Coolbinia Reserve.
The Blues kept the Falcons scoreless in the opening term, skipping away to a 26 point lead, before a sub par second term saw them head to the rooms with a 29 point advantage.
A 5 gaol to 1 third term put the result beyond doubt, with the Blues turning for home with a 56 point lead. Willetton then held their hosts at bay in the final term, cruising to an 11 gaol victory.
Jeremy Bruse again led the way up forward by kicking 3 majors, while Grant Fewings was outstanding across half back. Rhys Burgess got on the goal kickers list in the third quarter, kicking a goal in his first game in a Blues jumper.
|Coolbinia West Perth||0.0||1.1||2.1||3.2 (20)|
GOALS: Bruse 3, Jensen 2, Lawson 2, Willey, Burgess, Martella, Broomfield, Correia.
BEST: Fewings, Reveley, Bruse, Willey.