The Western Sport Wrap
By Jevan Collins
New Zealand Breakers Vs Perth Wildcats 86-84
For the second time this season the Perth Wildcats travelled to Launceston to take on the Breakers and this time there would be no last-minute heroics from Bryce Cotton, but the last second heroics this time would come in the form of Levi Randolph with 0.5 seconds left to leave The Wildcats sitting second on the NBL table.
Perth Glory Vs Macarthur FC- 0-0
Perth Glory have kept their first clean sheet of the campaign after getting a nil all draw with Macarthur FC. The Glory went into the game as the only team who hadn’t kept a clean sheet all year but that all changed with Liam Reddy keeping a clean sheet to record the most clean sheets in A-League history with 86 the Glory take on the top of the table Melbourne City on Wednesday at a crowd less HBF Park.
ACT Brumbies Vs Western Force 21-9
The Western Force travelled to Canberra for there first ever finals appearance after a thrilling comeback win against the reds the week before at HBF Park, the force got off to a great start scoring the first 3 points, but the brumbies showed their class after half time and the reigning champions prevailed to move onto the grand final next week against the reds at Suncorp Stadium.
Derby 52- West Coast Eagles Vs Fremantle 132-73
The Eagles entered Derby 52 with a host of stars missing though injury and a demoralising 97 point lost to Geelong last week, Fremantle entered the game with 3 straight wins. Premier Mark McGowan made an announcement hour prior to the game saying there would be no crowds in attendance at the game. Both teams had their kicking boots on in the first half with the highest scoring first half in derby history with 20 goals kicked, it was a different story in the second half as the Eagles class prevailed with 5 straight goals in the third quarter, in the end the mountain was too hard to climb for the dockers with the eagles winning by 59 points and extending their derby dominance to 11 straight games.