Bulls storm home to pinch grand final rematch

Staff reportersAlbany Advertiser

A scintillating last quarter from Mt Barker has propelled the Bulls to a 12-point victory against North Albany in an entertaining grand final rematch at Collingwood Park this afternoon to complete round 4 of the Great Southern Football League.

The Kangas held a 12-point buffer at three quarter time and were ahead by three goals early in the fourth term before the Bulls stormed home kicking the next five goals to finish ahead, 13.11 (89) to 11.11 (77).

Kym Monteath kicked four majors for the Bulls while Corey Byrne and Brendan Wynne were crucial to their side’s victory.

Matt Orzel and Jack McPhee impressed for the Kangas through the middle of the ground.

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The victory ensures the Bulls remain in second spot while the Kangas slip to fourth place.

Meanwhile yesterday Royals maintained their buffer at the top of the table after fighting off a determined Denmark-Walpole at McLean Park.

The Lions fourth straight win, by 43 points, kept the Magpies winless to begin 2017.

Spearhead Sam Baddeley-Holmes booted five goals in the 15.10 (100) to 8.9 (57) triumph.

Tyler Stone and Kaden King-Davies each booted three for the Magpies.

At Tigerland yesterday Railways conceded the first two goals of their clash with Albany before taking control to run out 121-point winners.

It was a third victory for the Tigers this season and second in a row as Zane Marwick ran riot with a stack of possessions and five goals and brother Coen Marwick booted a bag of seven in the 24.16 (160) to 6.3 (39) result.

The Sharks were lively early through Michael Simpson and Shaquille Narrier but could only add one major to the five goals they had on the board at half time.

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