Coastal Titans 3.4.22 defeated by East Fremantle 3.5.23
In the League Division the undefeated minor premiers Coastal Titans went down by a point to East Fremantle the 2011 Premier League winners. This game came down to the wire, the use of the wind was crucial, East Fremantle started with the wind kicking 2.2 to Titans 1 goal. Titans managed to keep East Fremantle scoreless in the second quarter using the wind to their full advantage kicking 2.3. East Fremantle came out strong after the half time break kicking 1.2 and not letting the Titans score. Going into the final quarter there was only one point in it with the scores Coastal Titans 3.3 to East Fremantle 3.4, the last quarter was very low scoring and a battle to the end with each team only kicking a point each. The final score saw East Fremantle having a week off heading straight into the League Grand Final.
Swan Districts 3.9.37 defeated Peel Thunderbirds 1.1.7
Swan Districts were fired up after watching their Reserves go into next week after a healthy win against East Fremantle. The Thunderbirds had a point to prove after finishing in 4th position, stronger than South Fremantle who last year took away their dreams of being back to back premiers in Division 1. This was not the prettiest display of football but a hard fought game by both teams. Swan Districts had the wind in the first and kicked 1.2 with the Thunderbirds yet to get on the board. In the second quarter the Thunderbirds put the Swans backline under pressure which eventually showed on the scoreboard when a defensive error resulting in their first goal. At half time the scores saw Swan Districts up by only 3 points. After the coaches address at half time Swans came out and kicked 2.4 and held the Thunderbirds. The Thunderbirds had the wind in the last quarter which meant Swans had to work hard prevent the Thunderbirds from scoring. Swans kicked 1.2 and restricted the Thunderbirds to only one point. Swan Districts were happy to get the win.
Swans Districts will take on Coastal Titans in the Preliminary Final this Sunday 2.10pm at Brownes Stadium.
Coastal Titans 1.4.10 defeated by Claremont 6.7.43
In Reserves Coastal Titans finished on equal points as Claremont with 12 wins and 2 losses, Titans percentage was stronger which resulted in them being minor premiers in both divisions. Coastal Titans did not win against Claremont throughout the home and away season which meant Claremont were almost favourites to win the game. Coastal Titans didn’t make the most of their scoring shots in the first quarter kicking 0.3 failing to convert any into goals; Claremont on the other hand kicked 2.0 in the first. Keeping Titans scoreless in the second quarter Claremont piled on another 5 points. Having more opportunities in the 3rd Titans kicked 1.1 to Claremont’s 1 goal. Fourth quarter Claremont finished strong with the wind again holding titans scoreless and kicked 3.2 which increased their lead by 33points.
Claremont Piranhas head to the Grand Final after defeating Coastal Titans.
Swan Districts 7.9.51 defeated East Fremantle1.1.7
Swan Districts came out firing kicking 5.1 in the first quarter, which made it almost impossible to come back in the conditions. Second quarter saw East Fremantle get a goal on the board and Swans managed to kick 1.4 into the wind. Kicking 1.3 in the third Swans continued to increase their lead while keeping East Fremantle to just the 1 goal. In the final quarter both teams scored only a point each which meant Swan Districts were going into next week finishing with a 44point win, Swan Districts Reserves team striving to make history for the club being a step closer their first ever premiership.
Swan Districts will now challenge the minor premiers Coastal Titans in both the League and Reserves divisions.
Congratulations to all League and Reserves teams who have made it this far in the 2012 finals series and good luck to those teams who’s premiership dreams are still alive!
League Preliminary Finals - Sunday 19th August
2.10pm - Brownes Stadium, Lathlain
Reserves Preliminary Finals - Sunday 19th August
12.00pm - Brownes Stadium, Lathlain
League Grand Finals - Sunday 26th August
2.30pm - - Brownes Stadium, Lathlain
Reserves Grand Finals - Sunday 26th August
12.00pm - Brownes Stadium, Lathlain
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