Sport GWS Giants too good for Western Bulldogs in 48-point win

00:36  12 august  2017
00:36  12 august  2017 Source:   ABC News

GWS down Dogs but Greene in trouble again

  GWS down Dogs but Greene in trouble again Greater Western Sydney's Toby Greene was reported for the third time this season during his side's big win over the Western Bulldogs at Etihad Stadium.In his first game back from a two-match ban, Greene faces his third suspension of the season after he was reported for rough conduct in a third-quarter incident with Luke Dahlhaus during Friday night's 16.9 (105) to 7.15 (57) win at Etihad Stadium.

The Giant shoulda gone better there. Daniel takes the mark, wins a 50m penalty after a late infringement. 3rd quarter (10:00 remaining) GWS 8.5 (53) vs Bulldogs 7.6 ( 48 ) Giants back in front! Two goals in 90 seconds, and the Dogs will need to dig deep now.

A report on Toby Greene for rough conduct has overshadowed an impressive 48 - point GWS win over the Western bulldogs at Etihad Stadium, just the eighth win for the Giants in Melbourne.

Callan Ward of the Giants celebrates kicking a goal during the round 21 AFL match between the Western Bulldogs and the Greater Western Sydney Giants at Etihad Stadium on August 11, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia.© Quinn Rooney/Getty Images Callan Ward of the Giants celebrates kicking a goal during the round 21 AFL match between the Western Bulldogs and the Greater Western Sydney Giants at Etihad Stadium on August 11, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia. Greater Western Sydney has strengthened its grip on a top-two finish with an emphatic 48-point AFL win over the Western Bulldogs.

The Giants led a see-sawing contest on Friday night by four points at half-time then surged to a 16.9 (105) to 7.15 (57) win at Docklands Stadium on the back of six unanswered goals in the third quarter.

Players remonstrate with Toby Greene of the Giants after an incident with Luke Dahlhaus of the Bulldogs during the round 21 AFL match between the Western Bulldogs and the Greater Western Sydney Giants at Etihad Stadium on August 11, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia.© Quinn Rooney/Getty Images Players remonstrate with Toby Greene of the Giants after an incident with Luke Dahlhaus of the Bulldogs during the round 21 AFL match between the Western Bulldogs and the Greater Western Sydney Giants at Etihad Stadium on August 11, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia. Controversial GWS forward Toby Greene was reported for a third time this season during the pivotal third term. Greene's right boot caught Luke Dahlhaus in the face in a marking contest, sending the Bulldogs' forward off with blood steaming from his nose.

Roberts on track for Bulldogs AFL return

  Roberts on track for Bulldogs AFL return A hamstring injury to Easton Wood could result in an AFL recall for Fletcher Roberts when the Western Bulldogs host premiership fancies Greater Western Sydney.Wood limped off with a hamstring injury in the first quarter of his side's 14.19 (103)-13.11 (89) win and his coach admits his 2017 campaign is likely over.

Western Bulldogs . GWS Giants . G. Western 7 GWS 27. Dangerous signs for the Dogs . The Giants are scoring too easily. Patton converts from point blank range. Western 7 GWS 15. Reply.

The best prices for a win of Western Bulldogs is 1.97, so if your stake at Bet365 was 10€, the payout would be 19.70€ and you would have a profit of 9.70€. Betting on a win of GWS Giants has the best price of 1.85.

It was a rare lowlight in a strong second-half performance from Leon Cameron's side.

Jonathon Patton set the tone early with three first-quarter goals — he finished with four — as the visitors established a 10-point lead at the first break.

The Bulldogs managed to snatch the momentum back in a blistering opening to the second quarter, but wasted their dominance with wasteful kicking for goal.

Luke Beveridge's men led the inside-50 count 18-1 at one stage, but only managed 3.6 for the term to trail by four points at half-time.

Dylan Shiel (30 possessions), Josh Kelly (25 disposals and two goals) and Stephen Coniglio (25 touches) were important as the Giants made their move in the third.

Greene, who was loudly booed by most of the 30,672 fans throughout, booted his second goal shortly after his clash with Dahlhaus.

Kelly added two of his own in the telling quarter as GWS leapt out to a 38-point lead at the last change. With the sting out of the game,

Tory Dickson scored the Bulldogs' first goal of the second half, 24 minutes into the final term, but it was far too little too late.


The Power outlast the Dogs in Ballarat .
<p>Port Adelaide has snuck back into the top four - for now - with a 17-point win over the Western Bulldogs.</p>The first AFL game played in Ballarat for premiership points was a tough, see-sawing affair, the Power coming from behind to score a 14.12 (96) to 11.13 (79) win in front of 10,087 fans.

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