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WAFL Round 9 match reportsSunday, May 14, 2017 - 7:55 AM - by Chris Pike

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SUBIACO has surged clear on top of the WAFL ladder celebrating captain Kyal Horsley's 150th game with a big win over South Fremantle on Saturday while Peel Thunder, Perth and East Perth were also victorious.

All eyes were on Leederville Oval for the top-of-the-table WAFL clash on Saturday and it is Subiaco who ends Round 9 of the 2017 season a game clear in top spot.

The Lions have played in the last three grand finals for two premierships and on Saturday made a statement beating South Fremantle 19.13 (127) to 14.4 (88) to replace them on top of the ladder having now won seven straight matches.

Reigning premiers Peel Thunder also won a second straight match to improve to a 4-4 record on the season beating Swan Districts 12.12 (84) to 9.9 (63) at Bendigo Bank Stadium.

Perth won its second game of the season in thrilling fashion at Fremantle Community Bank Oval. The Demons were in control most of the afternoon until Claremont got rolling in the fourth term and took the lead in the dying stages.

However, Perth kicked again and with goals to Kristian Morisey and Brennan Stack beyond the 30-minute mark, took the 13.9 (87) to 11.13 (79) victory over the Tigers.

East Perth made it three wins on the trot after starting the season losing five straight with an emphatic 20.22 (142) to 7.13 (55) victory over the still winless East Fremantle at East Fremantle Oval.

ROUND 9 McDONALD'S WAFL RESULTS
LEAGUE
Peel Thunder 12.12 (84)
defeated Swan Districts 9.9 (63)
Subiaco 19.13 (127) defeated South Fremantle 14.4 (88)
Claremont 11.13 (79) lost to Perth 13.9 (87)
East Fremantle 7.13 (55) lost to East Perth 20.22 (142)

RESERVES
Peel Thunder 3.7 (25) lost to Swan Districts 23.12 (150)
Subiaco 14.4 (88) lost to South Fremantle 18.9 (117)
Claremont 15.14 (104) defeated Perth 12.5 (77)
East Fremantle 11.12 (78) defeated East Perth 10.12 (72)

REDiMED COLTS
Peel Thunder 9.9 (63) drew with Swan Districts 9.9 (63)
Subiaco 8.5 (53) defeated South Fremantle 7.7 (49)
Claremont 12.19 (91) defeated Perth 3.8 (26)
East Fremantle 15.9 (99) defeated East Perth 7.9 (51)