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WAFL Round 7 RecapMonday, May 13, 2024 - 11:37 AM - by Chris Pike

PEEL Thunder and South Fremantle kept their WAFL winning streaks going, East Perth won a thriller against East Fremantle while Claremont and West Perth returned to the winner's list in Round 7.

It was the last round of WAFL action before this weekend's State game against the SANFL at Optus Stadium and it would prove to be five intriguing match ups.

The action got underway with South Fremantle starting and finishing strongly to make it five wins in-a-row with the 12.7 (79) to 10.12 (72) victory against Subiaco at Sullivan Logistics Stadium with another 23 possessions and two goals from Haiden Schloithe.

Peel Thunder then maintained top spot with a fourth consecutive win thanks to a seven-goal third quarter on the way to the 14.4 (88) to 9.15 (69) win against Swan Districts at Steel Blue Oval with four goals from Nathan Wilson.

Claremont then got its second win of the season with eight goals to one in the second half to beat Perth 15.13 (103) to 6.10 (46) at Mineral Resources Park with 31 possessions from Bailey Rogers and four goals from Alex Manuel.

Two in-form teams then clashed on neutral turf at Fremantle Community Bank Oval and it was East Perth who held out East Fremantle for the 10.6 (66) to 9.9 (63) win with Tom Graham coming in for the injured Mitch Schofield and kicking four goals for the Royals including the sealer.

West Perth then hit back from three straight losses in emphatic fashion to celebrate the 100-game milestone of premiership defender Zac Guadagnin with the 24.12 (156) to 10.4 (64) win against West Coast at Pentanet Stadium.

Tyler Keitel had a day out for the Falcons kicking six goals with Sasha Kernutt adding four while Shane Nelson racked up 36 possessions in his 232nd game.


SUBIACO 10.12 (72) lost to SOUTH FREMANTLE 12.7 (79)

SWAN DISTRICTS 9.15 (69) lost to PEEL THUNDER 14.4 (88)

PERTH 6.10 (46) lost to CLAREMONT 15.13 (103)

EAST FREMANTLE 9.9 (63) lost to CLAREMONT 10.6 (66)

WEST PERTH 24.12 (156) defeated WEST COAST EAGLES 10.4 (64)