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Semi Finals Reserves and Colts WrapTuesday, September 12, 2017 - 12:56 PM - by Chris Pike

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SOUTH Fremantle's reserves team and East Fremantle's colts are straight through to the WAFL Grand Finals for 2017 following second semi-final victories on Sunday while the season is over for Swan Districts in all grades.

The colts action on Sunday began with the cut-throat first semi-final between East Perth and Swan Districts at Fremantle Community Bank Oval with the Royals proving too strong ending the season of Swans with the 16.15 (111) to 2.11 (23) victory.

Then in the colts second semi-final at Leederville Oval, minor premiers East Fremantle came off the break in the first week of the finals beating Claremont 12.7 (79) to 9.10 (64).

That means East Fremantle is straight into the Grand Final while Claremont will take on East Perth in this Sunday's preliminary final in a rematch from last year's premiership decider.

The reserves first semi-final took place at Fremantle Community Bank Oval with Claremont advancing to the preliminary final by defeating Swan Districts 12.12 (84) to 9.5 (59).

Despite South Fremantle finishing on top of the ladder, Subiaco got to host the second semi-final at Leederville Oval but the Bulldogs proved too strong winning 11.10 (76) to 5.9 (39).

South Fremantle moves straight into the Grand Final while Subiaco will now play Claremont in Sunday's preliminary final for the right to take on the Bulldogs on Sunday September 24 at Domain Stadium.

STANDOUT RESERVES PERFORMERS
The reserves first semi-final took place at Fremantle Community Bank Oval with Claremont proving too strong for Swan Districts winning by 25 points.

Swans did kick six goals to two in a supremely impressive second quarter before Claremont dominated the third term with the only five goals. 

Swans did get back to within two goals in the last term but the Tigers steadied for the 25-point victory to advance to the preliminary final.

Dylan Holt and Eddie Simpson kicked three goals each for Claremont with Nick Winmar and Brett Wilson also booting two.

Tom Shanahan racked up 33 possessions for the Tigers, Lachlan Martinis 31, Jacob Sideris 27, Max Bentley 23, Ben Rushforth 22, Bailey Rogers 20, Harry Sinclair 19, Winmar 18 and Oliver Eastland 18.

Jeremy Goddard had a solid game in the ruck with 15 disposals and 24 hit outs.

Roderick Manton, Tom Smirk and Steven Wityk all kicked two goals each for Swan Districts.

Chad Daniels picked up 21 possessions while laying 10 tackles with Troy Yukich amassing 57 hit outs.

South Fremantle won straight into the 2017 Grand Final beating Subiaco by 37 points at Leederville Oval.

Brendan Verrier was outstanding for the Bulldogs amassing 39 possessions to go with 10 marks, six tackles, six inside-50 entries and a goal.

Jacob Dragovich returned from a hamstring injury and was superb with 38 disposals, 10 marks, seven tackles, seven inside 50s and a goal.

Jake Florenca also made sure he continued to put his hand up with 28 touches and 10 tackles while Jarrod Parry collected 25 possessions, Andre Coutinho 21, Jesse Musika 19, Kyle Russell 18, Daniel Burke 18 and Brandon Donaldson 17.

David Fiamengo was South Fremantle's only multiple goal-scorer kicking two while Mitch Dzelebdzic worked hard for 17 disposals, six marks and a goal.

Josh Pullman kept South Fremantle's defence together to put his hand up for a league recall for this Sunday's preliminary final against Subiaco at Leederville Oval.

Brad Stevenson did his chances of earning a recall at Subiaco for that preliminary final no harm either responding well to his demotion with 16 possessions, four marks, five tackles and two goals.

Dylan Nelson also kicked two goals for the Lions.

Simon Parry picked up 19 possessions, Daniel Leach 19, Braden Fimmano 18, Kyron Hayden 16, Brayden Ainsworth 16 and Ryan Borchet 15.

REDiMED COLTS SHINING LIGHTS
The day began at Fremantle Community Bank Oval with the colts first semi-final with East Perth proving too strong for Swan Districts winning by 88 points.

East Perth now has the chance to win its way into a second straight colts Grand Final by beating Claremont in this Sunday's preliminary final.

It was a dominant first semi-final performance by the Royals with Liam Martin and Kye Willcocks kicking three goals each, and Sam East two.

Thomas Baulch gathered 30 possessions for East Perth, Willcocks 23, Mitchell Tenardi 22, Matthew Young 22, Mitchell Gupanis 22, Mckenzie Nix 21, Jaxon Cahill 19, Louis Miller 18, Damon Greaves 17, Brandon Starcevich 17 and Christian Ameduri 17 to go with eight tackles, eight inside 50s, seven marks and a goal.

Gregory Humphries and Malaki Rodoreda were the two goal scorers for Swan Districts.

Gregory Ottaviano racked up 24 possessions to go with 11 tackles while Callum Garcia finished with 24 disposals, Lochie Huntley 20, Riley Garcia 19, Graydon Wilson 18, William Reidy 18, Humphries 17 and Jack O'Sullivan 17.

East Fremantle then took advantage of claiming the minor premiership and earning the week off in the opening week of the finals by beating Claremont in the second semi-final by 15 points at Leederville Oval.

The Sharks are now straight into the Grand Final while the Tigers need to beat East Perth in Sunday's preliminary final to have a chance at the colts premiership hat-trick.

Milan Murdock and Timothy Bockman kicked two goals apiece for East Fremantle but it was Dillon O'Reilly who was the star in attack booting five majors from eight kicks.

Thomas Joyce compiled 23 possessions for the Sharks, Jayden Quill 20, Ambrose Ryan 20, Brandon Collard 18, Zachary Jackson 17 and Corey Robinson 16.

Nicholas Watson did a good job in the ruck with 12 touches and 29 hit outs.

Damon Enosa kicked three goals for Claremont and Lewis Davis two.

Callan England amassed 26 possessions for the Tigers, Rylie Morgan 26, Jake Patmore 24, Jack Blaauw 19 and Jack Monaghan 18 to go with 10 marks.