Eaton Take Four Points In Low Scoring Slog

The final match in round eight of the Dale Alcock Homes South West, SWFL season saw Carey Park and Eaton Boomers do battle at Kelly Park before a very healthy crowd, despite horrible weather.

The weather held off just long enough for the Belt Up Pre-Match Presentation before the heavens opened, squashing any thought of a free flowing game of football.

With strong winds and squally rain showers, play was predominantly on the outer side of Kelly Park, with neither team able to put any real cohesive play together.

A brief respite from the weather saw five goals kicked in the second quarter, only eight were kicked for the entire match.  The Boomers held a sizable 13 point lead in the conditions, which became 23 points at three quarter time as the Panthers failed to score.  The home team kicked an early goal in the last to have a glimmer of hope, before the heavens opened again, drenching all and sundry in the process.  The Boomers home by 16 points, in what could only be described as a slog.  Hayden Yarran was the only multiple goal scorer on the day kicking two goals, while Tom Shanahan continues to play excellent football, and was awarded the Belt Up Ball.


Eaton Boomers  1.4.10  4.6.30  5.10.40  5.11 (41)
Carey Park  0.2.2   2.5.17   2.5.17   3.7 (25)

Umpires Braden Surrall and Vance Burton along with Tom Shanahan with the Belt Up Ball presentation.

Goals: Eaton Boomers – Riley Pokler 1, Carl Collard 1, Brent Piercey 1, Brandon Jetta 1, Scott Tynan 1. Carey Park – Hayden Yarran 2, Kelvin Lawrence 1.
Best: Eaton Boomers – Tom Shanahan, Greg Humphries, Jordan Falco, Mitch Kings, Cameron Twigg, Jayme Osiejak.  Carey Park – Jaxon Bell, Bailey Taylor, Jordan Yarran, Hayden Yarran, Jake Ireland, Reece Payne.
Ground:  Kelly Park
Umpires:  Vance Burton, Braden Surrall
Reports:  Nil
Crowd:  626