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OFA Round 11: Gnowangerup remain undefeated with crushing win over Newdegate, Lake Grace-Pingrup win thriller

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Bulldogs' match-ball winner Scott Anderson.
Camera IconBulldogs' match-ball winner Scott Anderson. Credit: Gnowangerup Football Club

Reigning premiers Gnowangerup produced a second-quarter blitz on their way to a commanding 60-point win over Newdegate in the Ongerup Football Assocation on Saturday.

The Bulldogs kicked six of their 10 goals in the second term and conceded just one major in the contest at Newdegate as they brushed aside the Lions on their way to a ninth straight victory.

The visitors led by seven points at the first change but their huge second quarter opened up a 40-point lead at the main break.

The Lions failed to register a score in the third term and the Bulldogs scored two more goals.

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The Lions trailed by 54 points at the final change and the visitors kicked one major in the last quarter to cruise to a 10.11 (71) to 1.5 (11) triumph.

Towering forward Lewis Davis was again on fire in the forward line for the winners to finish with seven majors.

Bulldogs midfielder Scott Anderson was superb and won the match ball in the Think Mental Health Round. He was well-supported by Davis and Kane Hinkley.

The Lions were best served by Dean Rintoul, Jack Walter and Harvey Lynch while Fletcher Kent kicked their only goal.

Lake Grace-Pingrup all but secured second spot and a finals double chance, holding on for a thrilling one-point victory against Boxwood Hill at Boxwood in round 11.

Despite their poor kicking in front of goal, Lake Grace-Pingrup prevailed 5.10 (40) to 6.3 (39) in a tense final term.

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