A long week in Fremantle football one week at a time

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We all know the game should have been played at Fremantle Oval. We all now realise it would have given the loyal local fans an opportunity to say farewell and thanks to their much-improved AFLW team. Continue reading

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Dockers too hot

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Fremantle’s Parris Laurie outnumbered by Cats & umps. All photos by Les Everett.

 

It was hot at Kardinia Park on Saturday. Both teams were tired by three quarter time but the Geelong huddle revealed something else. They were buggered. The spirit had been drained out of the Cats by the relentless Dockers. Time and time again Geelong players who had every right to think they were about to send their team forward were dragged down in strong tackles. Continue reading

Dockers kick on

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Eyes on the ball from the crowd behind the goal as Kellie Gibson puts one through. All photos by Les Everett.

It’s was hot again at Fremantle Oval on Sunday for the AFLW game between Fremantle and the Western Bulldogs. It was windy but the breeze didn’t favour the northern end quite as much as in the previous home games for Fremantle. The music didn’t seem to be as loud this week… maybe I just found a lucky spot. Continue reading

Another Freo win and we hear the fans

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All eyes on Ebony. All photos by Les Everett.

 

The Dockers were in complete control but still the feeling of calm satisfaction that had overcome me was surprising. Then I realised the extra element – the sound system was down. No mindless music after home-team goals, no exaltations to MAKE SOME NOISE. Just crowd noise, real footy atmosphere. Continue reading