Broome Bullets get second win in fast-paced contest against Old Girls

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Old Girls' Rebecca Boni leaps for the ball as Broome Bullets' Jo Johnson looks to receive the pass.
Camera IconOld Girls' Rebecca Boni leaps for the ball as Broome Bullets' Jo Johnson looks to receive the pass. Credit: Carly Laden

A dynamic and fast paced contest has resulted in the Broome Bullets managing their second consecutive win.

The Broome Bullets went head to head with Old Girls in the second round of competition at the Broome Recreation and Aquatic Centre on Monday July 27.

From the outset, it was a very fast-paced and physical match-up as both teams put the pressure on each other.

Goals from Jo Johnson and Tahlia Knox saw the Bullets build an early lead as the Old Girls seemed to struggle to convert from intercepts.

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However, the second quarter saw the Old Girls firing out the gate looking for an early comeback attempt.

In the midst of the frantic contest, the Old Girls managed to get themselves within close reach of the Bullets.

The Bullets held on to lead 21-16 at half time.

Following the main break, the tight contest continued in centre court with great hustle by Old Girls’ Chantelle Groenenberg and Mandy Gatt.

Tahlia Knox was seemingly on a roll as goal shooter as she scored goal after goal, extending the Bullets’ lead even further to lead by 10 at the final change.

Although there was plenty of back and forth in the final term, the Bullets sealed the deal with the 33-20 victory.

Elsewhere in division 1, Cable Beach pulled off a 37-27 win over Djugun Flames.

Meanwhile in division 2, Cable Beach defeated Firebirds 26-14, Towns Red held off Broome Bullets 31-11, Broome Bulls edged out Towns Blue 25-23, and Djugun Flames beat Cable Beach Red 27-21.

In division 3, Scrambled Legs smashed Broome Bulls 21-5, Djugun Flames beat Broome Bullets 33-12, and Cable Beach held off Pindan Tigers 25-19.

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