The Local Sports Wrap
By Jevan Collins
West Coast Eagles vs Essendon 71-87
It was a Waterman family reunion at Optus on Saturday night as Jake played his older brother Alec for the first time, on the night older brother would have the last laugh as Essendon came from behind to record a famous win in the west from being as much as 30 points down, the night was soured by a knee injury to Eagle’s midfielder Time Kelly early in the game.
Wellington Phoenix vs Perth Glory 2-2
This was the second and final home game for the Phoenix in New Zealand as this home game was played at there home away from home Eden Park and the Glory was there to spoil the party and they almost did with a first career goal from Callum Timmins and a strike from Bruno Fornaroli which resulted in a 2 all draw.
Port Adelaide vs Fremantle 115-69
Fremantle travelled to Adelaide for the second time this season as they took on the high-flying power who had to bounce back after just beating Collingwood last week, the did exactly that with a 46 point win but it was not without its scare from freo who make a late comeback to make the game more interesting but the powers class prevailed.