Rd 12 V Coburg Match Report

One Down, Three to Go

It was a welcome return for Ben Brown in the first quarter on Sunday when the big man from Tassie took the game by the scruff of the neck and gave Werribee a dream start. Five goals to one set up the day for the Tigers and judging by the volume of the opposition coach Peter German’s address to his backline, he saw a heavy loss brewing for his charges. The Tigers continued to dominate in the second term and took a six goal lead to the major break.

The third quarter was not what the Tigers were looking for according to head coach John Lamont “I thought the game lost its fizz to be honest early in the third quarter. We made some critical mistakes and they took advantage of that, but in the end I was pleased we finished really strongly in the last quarter. We had a good freshen up with the bye and it was good to win”

Werribee is home for the next three weeks. This Saturday we host Geelong in the game that was swapped from round one. The Cats won that game in drizzly conditions so the Tigers will be keen to reverse that result. Frank Costa and Merv Hughes will be guest speakers at the President’s Lunch this Saturday with the game starting at 1pm.

2015 Peter Jackson VFL
Werribee Tigers:   5.5  8.10  9.13  15.18 (108)
Coburg:    1.2  2.5   6.8   7.8 (50)

GOALS:
Werribee Tigers: Brown 4 Porter 2 Speight 2 McDonald  Robinson  Wood  Hanson  Bolton  Holman  Turner
Coburg: Uysal 2 Featherstone 2 Cauchi  McConnell  Morton

BEST:
Werribee Tigers: Wilson Bolton Hanson Brown Speight Wallace
Coburg: Uysal McConnell Venditti Blair Fox Goodwin

2015 AFL Victoria Development League
Werribee Tigers:  2.2  4.5  4.7  5.9 (39)
Coburg:   9.4  14.9  18.13  22.17 (149)

GOALS:
Werribee Tigers: Jawad  Del Papa  Iles  Burton  Helliwell
Coburg: Hill 5 Hemala 4 Cooper 3 Tang 2 Kovacevic 2 Madden 2 Robinson  Johns  Williams  Miles

BEST:
Werribee Tigers: Wales Norris Helliwell Jago
Coburg: Williams Hill Hemala Miles Cooper Robertella

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