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LSWFL: Bridgetown defeat reigning premiers Boyup Brook by a whopping 110 points

Melissa PedeltyManjimup-Bridgetown Times
Players run for the ball. Bridgetown defeated reigning premiers Boyup Brook last Saturday by a whopping 110 points.
Camera IconPlayers run for the ball. Bridgetown defeated reigning premiers Boyup Brook last Saturday by a whopping 110 points. Credit: Cally Dupe/Countryman

In an impressive display of dominance during round two of the Lower South West Football League season, Bridgetown defeated reigning premiers Boyup Brook last Saturday by a whopping 110 points at Bridgetown Sports Oval.

It was a fierce game despite the margin with the first half proving to be an epic match-up and the score finishing at 9.6 (60) to 6.4 (40) in Bridgetown’s favour.

Patrick Farrant and Brett Wilson put on impressive forward performances throughout the entire match, finishing on seven and six goals respectively.

Bridgetown's Patrick Farrant is about to kick while Boyup's James Thompson approaches.
Camera IconBridgetown's Patrick Farrant is about to kick while Boyup's James Thompson approaches. Credit: Cally Dupe/Countryman

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Boyup Brook lost three of its dominant forwards this season — the Cabassi brothers Alex, Ben and Daniel who scored eight goals for their new side, the Southerners, on Saturday against the Tigers — however, Mathew Michael managed to impress with three goals, while four of his teammates took on the task of adding to the score.

It was only in the third term that Bridgetown began to really draw out the margin, impressive their supporters with eight consecutive goals and completely locking down the away team, finishing on 8.8 (56) to 0.2 (2) for the quarter.

The final quarter followed a similar pattern however, Boyup Brook did manage a final two goals and a behind to Bridgetown’s impressive seven goals and seven behinds taking the final margin to 24.21 (165) to 8.7 (55).

Patrick Farrant, Jack Wharton, Jayen Farrant, and Cameron Twigg run for the ball.
Camera IconPatrick Farrant, Jack Wharton, Jayen Farrant, and Cameron Twigg run for the ball. Credit: Cally Dupe/Countryman

Best players for Bridgetown were Callum Jupp, Matt Wheatley, Darcy Walsh, Patrick Farrant, and Jack Bridgland, while Boyup’s best were Jack Wharton, Luke Reilly, Mitchell Kings, Noah Colton, and Rhien Lloyd.

Boyup Brook will get a chance to prove they have what it takes to reach the 2023 grand final when they take on Deanmill in a grand final rematch this Sunday at 2.45pm on their home turf, while Bridgetown will take on the Southerners on Saturday at Pemberton Oval who come off a loss against the Tigers.

Bridgetown's Rourke Walsh and Boyup's Dave Johnston run for the ball.
Camera IconBridgetown's Rourke Walsh and Boyup's Dave Johnston run for the ball. Credit: Cally Dupe/Countryman

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