Upset victory as Bulls bring home the bacon

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Looma Lady Eagles' Darliah Killer.
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They might not have secured a spot in the finals, but the Broome Bulls finished their inaugural WKFL Women’s campaign on a high.

The Bulls took on the Looma Lady Eagles at Haynes Oval, in a very even contest.

As both teams put the pressure on each other, the Bulls were the only ones to score with just one behind for the opening term.

The even contest continued into the second quarter with both teams were confined to scoring behinds due to the wind.

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Although the Lady Eagles were able to break onto the scoreboard with a behind, the Bulls held on to lead by three points at half time.

In the final term the Bulls’ Monique Criddle broke through to score the first goal of the match.

What followed was a succession of majors for the Bulls and when the final siren sounded, they were 4.6 (30) to a 0.1 (1) upset victory.

Michelle Parsons, Chloe Barclay, Kathryn Jennings, Jessica Healy and Kian Fancote were stand-outs for the Bulls..

Lady Eagles shining lights were Candice Skinner, Darliah Killer, Lyla Pindan, Nellie Pindan and Latifa Banjo.

Elsewhere, the Saints solidified their finals spot with a 4.8 (32) to 2.0 (12) victory over the Derby Tigers, while the Cable Beach Greenbacks dominated with a 15.8 (98) to 2.1 (13) win over the Bidyadanga Emus.

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