Browns Well travelled to Ramco last Saturday for the much awaited clash between the two top teams in Independent Football.
And the game did not disappoint.
Browns Well trailed Ramco by a point at quarter time but after it overcame early inaccuracy around the big sticks led by 7 and 21 points at the next two breaks before winning 14.12 (96) to 12.9 (81).
The Bombers had to dig deep into its player stocks to keep the Roosters from crowing again but in the end Jesse Smith’s 7 goals was arguably the difference between the teams.
Hamish Sanford, Brok Schubert, Tate Sharman and Shane Schubert were named best for Browns Well with Luke Hart, Ben Noske, Michael Draper and Derek O’Gorman doing well for the Roosters.
2015 premier Lyrup defeated Cobdogla 20.13 (133) to 14.6 (90).
The Lions received a huge boost by the return of veteran Ken Karpany and he scored 9 goals. Other good players were Lee Verrall, Cameron Frahn and Tyson Stowers.
For Cobdogla it was another loss but there were signs the hard work by the club’s recruiting people may be taking effect.
It was the Eagles best performance for the season and in fact they outscored the Lions 9.4 to 7.7 after half time.
Marlon Abdulla, Nick Randall, Bradley Thompson and with 7 goals Gary Abdulla were all prominent in the improved display.
New Independent club Sedan Cambrai is showing repeatedly that it does not need a big score to win games it simply has to be better than the opposition’s at the final siren.
In their home territory the Magpies 6.9 (45) defeated Paringa 5.8 (38).
Best for Sedan Cambrai were Jono Voigt, Russell Loffler, Ashley Tunbridge ana Ashley Klose and for the Swans Andrew Lloyd, Jarrad Collinson and Thomas Frahn. Anthony Lippis kicked 3 goals.
Finally at Wunkar the Bulldogs were untroubled to beat Blanchetown Swan Reach 10.15 (75) to 4.6 (30).
Daniel Hampel, Harley Bennell, Kane Petch were best for the home side and Lincoln Evans contributed 3 goals.
Shannon Tanner,consistent Andrew Bajszi and Scott Young battled hard for the Redbacks.