The Local Sports Wrap
By Jevan Collins
Perth Wildcats Vs Brisbane Bullets 102-90
The Wildcats bounced back in a big way after their lose to Melbourne United on Thursday night at RAC Arena, The Wildcats travelled to Brisbane to take on the Bullets where star recruit Will Magney made his first start as a Wildcat against his old team, The Wildcats where down early but a 31-point display from Todd Blanchfield and Bryce Cotton’s 400th 3 for the Wildcats got them over the line.
Essendon Vs Fremantle 68-61
For the second week in a row the Dockers found themselves on the road as they travelled to Marvel Stadium to take on Essendon, the game was scrapie from the get-go with Essendon setting up the win in the first quarter with 3 goals to 1, from the second quarter onwards the game was tight with both teams taking the lead at different stages of the game. But ultimately the kicking boots were on for Essendon as they kicked 10 goals to Fremantle’s 8.
West Coast Vs Adelaide 106-76
The Eagles were back at home this time with crowds, The Eagles really broke the game open in the second quarter with 7 goals and 5 of which belonged to Jack Darling, including a 4th dribble goal nutmeg through the legs of Adelaide defender Brodie Smith, the crows made a comeback in the third and the fourth, but in the end the Eagles ran out 30-point winners.
Perth Glory Vs Western Sydney Wanders 5-1
The Glory are making a late surge for the finals after winning their 3rd game on the trot after beating Western United 3-0 on Wednesday night and the momentum continued in a Sunday night demolition of Western Sydney, The Glory started the game 6 points and goal difference outside of the top 6 but that all changed as Andy Keogh on his 35th birthday scored his first goal back at the glory in his third stint at club he then added another 3 to go on top of that including a goal of the year contender after lobbing western Sydney keeper Daniel Margush.