There were more good performances at local level last week with a number of players producing some of their best football for their community clubs while others are having an immediate impact as they return from injury and get back to full fitness.
Werribee suffered it's second straight loss on Saturday going down to Casey by 59 points in Round 13. Back in front of fans at Avalon Aiport Oval the Big W trailed all day but got within seven points early in the second half before Casey ran away with the match as the home side played the majority of the match two men down.
After losing in Round 11, Werribee has made two changes for its match against Casey at Avalon Aiport Oval.
Two years ago football was the last thing on the mind of Werribee's Connor Thar. After a serious injury in 2019 and a lengthy recovery it was a long road to a VFL debut which finally came two weeks ago against North Melbourne.
Last weekend saw a much smaller Werribee contingent at local level with seven players loaned out to the Sydney Swans and Gold Coast Suns and a bye in the Geelong Football Legaue. Of the nine Werribe players that lined up for their community clubs several continued to show consistent form.
The Werribee Football Club answered a call to help VFL rivals field sides over the weekend after AFL clubs from Sydney and Queensland were forced to relocate to Victoria due to COVID outbreaks and travel restrictions.
On Wednesday the Werribee Football Club hosted Reclink Australia with one of the not-for-profit organisation’s annual football development days taking place at Avalon Airport Oval for the very first time.
The Werribee Football Club has filled one if its available list spots signing talented forward Aidan Johson from Lavington Panthers in the Ovens and Murray Football League.
Werribee had 17 squad members play locally over the past weekend and there were a couple of dominant displays by some of our forwards while several players performed well in their return to the field.
Werribee's four-game win streak came to an end at North Melbourne on Saturday. In a match with many momentum swings the Big W was forced to mount a final quarter comeback but came up short going down by five points.