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Rd 10 - Match Preview with Taylor Cowper

Friday, June 24, 2022 - 4:10 PM

East Fremantle take on Peel Thunder in a pivotal game at the WACA this Saturday.

East Fremantle come in off a loss to Claremont last weekend, losing a close game to the Tigers by 16 points. The Sharks currently sit 4th on the WAFL ladder.

The Sharks last played the Thunder in round 1 this year going down by 32 points in the Good Friday clash.

Peel also head into this game with form after securing a big win against East Perth last weekend. League Coach Bill Monaghan said the game will be another challenge for his side. “The competition is such that no game is easy. Peel have been good for the majority of the year. We came off a loss last week and we want to get straight back on the horse and get a win”.

East Fremantle will be looking to its strong midfield group to match the Thunder, with Milan Murdock, Blaine Boekhorst and Jackson McDonald in good form. “Our midfield has been holding its own against others in the competition. Murdock and Boekhurst were fantastic last week. McDonald is improving and is helping us spread the load and get the ball to our forwards”, said Monaghan. “Most weeks the midfield battle wins games and we think this week that will be the case”.

The game will be WAFL game 150 for captain, Matthew Jupp. A fantastic servant for the club, Jupp will play a key role in trying to nullify the tall forwards of Peel.  “It’s a fantastic achievement. Juppy has been a great player for a long time, a terrific servant of the club and he loves East Fremantle. He is a great person and wants success for everyone around him and hopefully his teammates can dig deep and get a victory in his 150”. League Bounce down is 2.10pm, Saturday the 25th at the WACA. The game will be broadcast live through the AFL App or and Colts game via Streamer.

WACA members will also have free access to all games at the WACA.