Albany and Claremont defender Dylan Smallwood takes contender for the mark of the year against Peel
Albany brothers Tyron and Dylan Smallwood starred for Claremont as they recorded their ninth win of the WAFL season with a hard-fought nine-point victory over Peel Thunder on Sunday.
Both Smallwoods were named in the Tigers best players in the 11.9 (75) to 9.12 (66) result.
Albany defender Dylan took a contender for the mark of the year, climbing high over the pack midway through the second term in a grab that was captured on the television coverage.
Tyron, a Royals and Albany product, kicked three goals for the Tigers from seven possessions to help the Tigers remain in second spot.
Dylan gathered eight disposals, three marks and four tackles in a terrific defensive display.
Royals and Jerramungup junior Tom Baldwin had 13 disposals, North Albany’s Declan Mountford laid six tackles and had 10 possessions and Borden’s Anthony Davis racked up eight disposals, three marks and four tackles.
Ongerup’s Angus Dewar helped Subiaco remain on top of the ladder after a gritty 20-point victory over West Coast.
Dewar finished with 18 possessions and nine marks in a superb display across half-back.
Railways’ Jye Clark played his best game for the season despite Perth going down by nine points to West Perth.
Clark kicked 2.1 from 15 possessions, four marks, three tackles and seven inside-50s.
Mt Barker’s Jordan Reid also impressed for the Demons with 19 touches, two marks, three tackles, 18 hit-outs and two inside-50s to be named in their best.
North Albany’s Talon Delacey continued his stellar WAFL colts season with the Tigers helping them keep their winning streak going.
Delacey picked up 26 disposals along with five mark, five tackles and five inside-50s on Friday night.
Mt Barker junior Arthur Jones collected eight touches and four inside-50s in the 39-point win.
North Albany product Alex Pearce was prominent in the Tigers reserves win with 18 touches, four marks and four inside-50s.
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