The Manjimup Rovers were able to accomplish a major victory over the Harvey Hawks in Harvey on Sunday, winning 6-3 at the South West Soccer Association competition. The Rovers started the game with confidence, with their passing and positioning being a strength in their strategy. Rovers were able to score early when Yoshitomo Tsubota was able pass to Tom Anstey, who was able to evade the Harvey defenders and punt the ball across Harvey keeper Saba Alaei into the goal. A similar strategy ended doubling the lead for the Rovers when Tony Kalache put the ball in the path for Tom, who once again beat the Harvey defender and finished with a close-range goal Closing the half was another goal from the Rover, with a quick ball to player Cak Rashid who had to challenge and maneuver past Saba Alaei to kick past him and other Harvey defenders, but the goal was ensured with Harvey player Lucio Longo knocking it into the goal while trying to keep it out, effectively scoring an own goal. The Rovers ended the first half satisfied with their strategy and gameplay and made no changes, but still were vigilant and concerned about sustaining their leads with only one sub, with the looming possibility of Harvey getting back in the game and stealing their lead. As the second half began, Harvey came out blazing, with intentions to nab challenges and with extra numbers, they looked to play with quick game. Their tactics brought benefits when striker Dylan Wicksteed was able to slip through the defence and get on the end of a pass, driving into the box and scoring. The pressure was on, but the Rovers were able to remain composed when a cross-rebound allowed Yoshi to elude keeper Saba to score another goal for the Rovers, extending their lead. Harvey kept it pushing and were able to narrow the lead, thanks to smart passing, which allowed Cody Ward to score. The Rovers retaliated with a goal of their own after a corner kick from Finlay Phillips Johns was able to make way for Troy Reid to score in the top corner of the goal. In the final minutes of the game, Harvey were able to get another goal, thanks to Cody Ward taking advantage of a neglected corner ball. However, Rovers cemented their win with another goal scored by Tom, thanks to a well deserved hat-trick. The Rovers claimed victory over Harvey with a final score of 6-3, while the ladies Rovers’ team had a victory in Busselton. Meanwhile, Geographe beat Australind on their home turf 2-1, and Hay Park demolished the Dynamos on their home ground 5-0.