Second half fade out costs Subiaco
Saturday, 23 February 2013
Jarrod Kayler-Thomson was impressive in his first hit out for Subiaco
Written by Andrew Owen
Subiaco have lost to East Perth by 17 points.
The Lions lead by as much as 34 points but six unanswered goals saw East Perth win 10.10 (70) to 7.11 (53).
Jarrod Kayler-Thomson was impressive in his first hit out for Subiaco, gathering the ball 26 times and kicking two goals. Jason Bristow and Rob Forrest both had (20 possessions) each.
Garry Moss had (20 possessions) and kicked two goals while Paul Johnson had 31 hitouts.
Subiaco started the game brilliantly with goals to Ryan Herring and Chris Deluca before Rowan Brookes got the Royals first. A goal to Kayler-Thomson extended Subiaco’s lead to 16 at the quarter time break.
A great snap from Ray Daniels on the boundary line got the crowd excited in the second quarter before goals to Kayler-Thomson and Clancy Wheeler extended Subiaco’s lead to 32 points at the main break.
Subiaco were held goalless in the third quarter as East Perth closed the gap to 16 points thanks to goals from Josh Smith, Jacob Derickx and Garry Moss.
Subiaco got the all important first goal of the last quarter through Myles Smythe which extended the lead to 22 points. However goals to Freddie Clutterbuck, Brock Higgins, Garry Moss, Daniel Perkins and Rowan Brookes who kicked two for the quarter was enough to see the Royals over the line.
The game started slowly before Ryan Herring kicked the first goal of the game and his Subiaco career in the 5th minute. This was followed by goal to Chris Deluca in the square before Rowan Brookes kicked East Perth’s first in the 14th minute. Jarrod Kayler-Thomson was prominent with eight disposals, three marks and a goal.
A great snap from the boundary line by new recruit Ray Daniels got the crowd pumping. This was followed by another goal to Jarrod Kayler-Thomson and then to Clancy Wheeler who kicked Subiaco’s third of the quarter. Another new player, Tristan Gum injured himself halfway through the quarter and played no further part in the game.
Whatever East Perth coach Brian Dawson said at half time it worked. Goals to Josh Smith, Jacob Derickx and Garry Moss made the margin 16 points at three quarter time.
Myles Smythe got Subiaco off to the perfect start with a goal inside the first minute. Subiaco had no answer though as East Perth kicked six goals straight.
Jarrod Kayler-Thomson was very impressive in his first match as a Lion. He had 26 possessions, eight marks, three inside 50’s and kicked 2 goals.
SUBIACO 3.5 6.6 6.10 7.11 (53)
EAST PERTH 1.1 1.4 4.6 10.10 (70)
SFC GOALS: (2) KAYLER-THOMSON, (1) DELUCA, HERRING, DANIELS, WHEELER, SMYTHE
SFC DISPOSALS: (26) KAYLER-THOMSON, (20) BRISTOW, FORREST, (16) FETHERSTONHAUGH
(14) DANIELS, KERR, RANDALL,
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After trailing most of the game the Lions put in a big last quarter to win by 2 goals.
SUBIACO 1.2 3.5 4.8 8.11 (59)
EAST PERTH 3.2 4.2 5.5 7.5 (70)
SFC GOALS: (2) WOOD, McALISTER, (1) WILKINSON, GARLETT, WHITE
PROMINENT PLAYERS: VAWSER, BESTRY, T JACKSON, CREEPER, GARLETT