Bulldogs dominate Tigers to all but lock in second spot

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 2:15 PM - by Chris Pike

SOUTH Fremantle now looks just about certain of a second-place finish at the end of the WAFL season for a fourth consecutive year having led from start to finish to beat Claremont by 33 points on Saturday.

Second place was up for grabs when the Bulldogs hosted the Tigers at Fremantle Community Bank Oval on Saturday in what was a preview of the qualifying final.

The signs were all positive by the end of the afternoon for South Fremantle with the Bulldogs winning a fourth consecutive match to all but lock away second spot to end up beating the Tigers 14.7 (91) to 8.10 (58).

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Qualifying Final - Save the Date

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 12:42 PM

Although the season isn't quite over we are excited to announce that you can save the date for our Qualifying Final against Claremont on Saturday August 31st. With the ladder yet to be confirmed, we are unable to announce the location of the final, but one can only hope its the home of the Bulldogs! Bring on this week, and lets hope the boys can secure us a home Qualifying Read More [+]

Round 19 Preview v Claremont

Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 12:30 PM - by Chris Pike

SOUTH Fremantle is back in form having won three straight matches and the Bulldogs can go a long way to securing second position on the WAFL ladder with a win at Fremantle Community Bank Oval against Claremont on Saturday.

It has been a rollercoaster season so far for the Bulldogs with a seven-game winning streak following by four straight losses and now they have recovered with the three wins in-a-row.

The win last week against Peel Thunder was enough to see South Fremantle back into second position on the ladder and they will stay there provided they win their last two matches of the home and away season against both Claremont and West Perth.

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WJ Hughes Medal and Vote Count

Friday, August 16, 2019 - 2:01 PM

Coach Post Match – Todd Curley Round 18

Friday, August 16, 2019 - 6:59 AM - by Chris Pike

WHAT South Fremantle coach Todd Curley had to say following the Round 18 WAFL victory over Peel Thunder at Fremantle Community Bank® Oval leading into the end of the home and away season against Claremont and West Perth heading into the finals.

QUESTION: You got off to a terrific start, another good second quarter and even though the second half was a bit of a grind, you would have been happy with that win?
I thought when the game was really on the line early we were really good and played some good footy. We were able to match them in the contested area which is a real strength for them, and then we were able to use the ball pretty well and use the ball effectively. The second half turned into a bit of a scrap really and we still had a number of shots, but just kicked poorly.

Q: The way you used the footy for much of the first half in particular and your forwards came up with confidence to provide targets worked really well?
I think it's important that if you are ahead of the ball you have to realise that the guys up the ground are going to be under pressure when they get the footy. So when they look up, if there's someone coming and working for them that makes it a lot easier for them. We've been working hard all the way through really and there's still a lot of things we think we can get better at, but when the game was on the line Peel can be a team that when they stay in the contest generally, they seem to find a way to hang around all day. We got that scoreboard gap early and we were lucky because we had a couple of sore boys late, but that was OK.

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Bulldogs make it three straight with win over Thunder

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 - 11:45 AM - by Chris Pike

SOUTH Fremantle took another step towards a top two position for a fourth consecutive WAFL season with a 40-point victory over Peel Thunder at Fremantle Community Bank Oval on Saturday.

South Fremantle dominated the game from the outside against Peel kicking the game's opening six goals before cruising to the 11.16 (82) to 6.6 (42) victory which made it three in-a-row with two rounds of the home away season in 2019 remaining.

Mason Shaw ended up kicking another three goals for South Fremantle with captain Dylan Main adding two to go with 19 possessions, six marks and six tackles.

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Round 18 Preview v Peel Thunder

Saturday, August 10, 2019 - 8:10 AM - by Chris Pike

SOUTH Fremantle has now strung a couple of wins together again and now ahead of hosting Peel Thunder at Fremantle Community Bank Oval on Saturday, the Bulldogs they need to keep winning as they chase a top two finish.

South Fremantle comes into the game having now won its past two matches on the back of a four-game losing streak and prior to that seven consecutive victories.

That has the Bulldogs still sitting in third position on the WAFL ladder with a 10-5 record but a win on Saturday against Peel and they potentially could return to second position depending on how Claremont performs against West Perth also on Saturday at Claremont Oval.

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Ladies Day 2019 !

Friday, August 9, 2019 - 12:47 PM

Coach Post Match – Todd Curley Round 17

Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 12:22 PM - by Chris Pike

WHAT South Fremantle coach Todd Curley had to say following the Round 17 WAFL victory against East Perth at Leederville Oval and looking ahead to Saturday's clash with Peel Thunder at Fremantle Community Bank Oval.

QUESTION: What are your reactions to that pretty solid win? 
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Bulldogs show bite in win over Royals

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 - 3:27 PM - by Chris Pike

SOUTH Fremantle delivered a scintillating eight-goal third quarter to come from behind to beat East Perth at Leederville Oval on Saturday to continue to again build some momentum as the finals approach.

South Fremantle had snapped its four-game losing run last week with a win against Swan Districts and were then able to back it up against East Perth on Saturday, despite having to come from behind at half-time to do so.

But the Bulldogs delivered eight goals in the third quarter while holding the Royals scoreless to end up winning 15.16 (106) to 11.7 (73) to make it five consecutive wins for South Fremantle against East Perth.

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