GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 19: Brandon Matera of the Suns kicks during the 2017 JLT Community Series match at Broadbeach Sports Centre on February 19, 2017 in Gold Coast, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

The WAFL entered its third round of the year this week, while the NEAFL got under way for season 2017.


West Perth 11.10 (76) def. by Subiaco 13.9 (87)

Ben Sokol was on song for Subiaco, dominating in Subiaco’s win with an impressive 25 disposals and five goals.

Shane Nelson was excellent in the loss, he finished with 33 touches and four inside 50s.

East Perth 9.9 (63) def. by Swan Districts 11.7 (73)

Ex-Carlton player David Ellard again performed well for Swan Districts, he managed 30 disposals and nine tackles.

Lewis Jetta (19 touches and eight marks) played well for East Perth after being dropped by the Eagles, while Luke Partington (25 disposals and four tackles) continues to make his case for a West Coast call-up.

Peel Thunder 5.13 (43) def. by South Fremantle 12.14 (86)

Former Freo listed player Haiden Schloithe continues to play well for South Fremantle, recording 25 touches and seven marks in their win over Peel.

Harley Balic could be set for a Dockers debut after racking up 29 disposals and 11 marks for Peel Thunder. Matthew Taberner played relatively well despite kicking 1.5, and youngster Griffin Logue managed 18 touches and seven marks.

Perth 13.10 (88) def. by Claremont 22.15 (147)

Claremont had their way with Perth on the weekend. Jack Richardson and Alexander Manuel both kicked five goals for the victors.

Clinton Jones again starred for Perth, recording 29 disposals despite the loss.

Bye: East Fremantle


Canberra 16.7 (103) def. Redland 12.10 (82)

An impressive performance by AFL hopeful, Jordan Harper, has led Canberra to a win over Redland. He had 27 touches, leading all players in the game.

Redland’s Jackson Paine was fantastic, but will be ruing his inaccuracy, kicking 4.3.

Southport 10.12 (72) def. by Sydney University 15.14 (104)

Jordan Keras’ 34 disposal, nine tackle effort was not enough for Southport, with his side going down by 32 points.

Jake Derickz and Damien Bonney proved too much to handle, both kicking three goals for Sydney University.

Giants 19.11 (125) def. Gold Coast 15.7 (97)

Youngster Will Setterfield starred for the Giants, finishing the game with 33 disposals and three goals. Zach Sproule was also impressive, snagging five goals.

Brandon Matera is pushing for a Gold Coast recall, putting on an absolute clinic, despite the loss. He had 31 disposals to go along with four goals and 11 marks. Brayden Fiorini was also good for the Suns, kicking two goals and managing 29 disposals.

Brisbane 17.9 (111) def. Sydney 12.13 (85)

Lions draftee Jarrod Berry looks fit and ready, after racking up 29 disposals and grabbing 12 marks against Sydney. Pick No.2 in the 2015 draft, Josh Schache also did well kicking 4.2. Highly touted youngster Hugh McCluggage had a solid game, with 14 touches, seven tackles, and a goal.

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA – JULY 17: Josh Schache of the Lions celebrates kicking a goal during the 2016 AFL Round 17 match between the Brisbane Lions and the GWS Giants at The Gabba on July 17, 2016 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Matt Roberts/AFL Media)

Jordan Dawson was a shining light in a rather bleak day for the Swans. He finished 23 disposals and three goals.

Northern Territory 19.11 (125) def. Aspley 9.14 (68)

Adam Sambono kicked 6.4 in a big effort for Northern Territory. He had help from legend Darren Ewing who slotted 5 straight.

James Ives was incredible for Aspley, finishing with 32 touches, 6 tackles, and a goal.

The VFL and the SANFL are yet to kick off this season.