Sport GWS hang on for AFL win over Dockers

10:40  14 april  2018
10:40  14 april  2018 Source:   MSN

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Preview and predictions of the Saturday night clash between the Fremantle Dockers and the GWS The rampant Giants come off a 75 point win against Hawthorn and look to be the real deal this year. AFL Live Vision is also available to ALL CrownBet members. Every Match, wherever you are.

Greater Western Sydney have come from behind to score their first win in five AFL games, beating Fremantle by 12 points at Spotless Stadium. Josh Kelly celebrates kicking a goal in the Giants' win over the Dockers . Cameron Spencer/Getty Images. The unconvincing performance lifted GWS

Tim Taranto of the Giants (left) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal© AAP Image/Lukas Coch Tim Taranto of the Giants (left) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal Extreme winds in Canberra have failed to derail Greater Western Sydney, with the Giants running out 31-point AFL victors over Fremantle.

The football was scrappy during on Saturday afternoon's the round-four clash at UNSW Oval and goals never came easy, but GWS' power and class stood out in the 11.16 (82) to 7.9 (51) win.

Fremantle made the early running to go into the first break with a surprise eight-point lead, but the Giants powered away to a 3-1 record with seven goals to two during the second and third terms.

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  Hanley hurt as Suns lose to Dockers in AFL Gold Coast are counting the cost of their AFL loss to Fremantle, with star midfielder Pearce Hanley injuring his right shoulder again in his first match back. Gold Coast midfielder Pearce Hanley appears set for another stint on the AFL sidelines after re-injuring his right shoulder in the Suns' 28-point loss to Fremantle.Hanley clutched at his right shoulder after an innocuous tackle attempt in Saturday's second quarter of the 13.18 (96) to 10.8 (68) defeat in front of 33,388 fans at Optus Stadium.

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The Dockers hit back early in the final quarter through Brandon Matera's second goal and Bailey Banfield's first major of his young AFL career.

Toby Greene of the Giants (left) celebrates after scoring a goal© AAP Image/Lukas Coch Toby Greene of the Giants (left) celebrates after scoring a goal But a brilliant snap from the dangerous Toby Greene midway through the final term steadied the Giants back out to a 19-point lead, as rain started and thwarted a Fremantle comeback.

Greene finished with two goals and played a key role in three others in a typically threatening display, while Giants co-captain Callan Ward ran riot with a dominant midfield performance.

Veteran Brett Deledio played his best game in Giants colours with 26 possessions, while defender Nick Haynes and star midfielders Stephen Coniglio and Dylan Shiel were in good touch.

Former Western Bulldogs captain Ryan Griffen made an inspirational return after more than a year out of the Giants' team with persistent ankle injuries.

The 31-year-old made an immediate impact by kicking the first goal of the game and was swamped by his GWS teammates. Griffen didn't have a lot of the ball but added another major at the start of the second quarter.

Lachie Neale, Stephen Hill and veteran David Mundy worked hard for the Dockers, while captain Nat Fyfe provided a highlight with a brilliant goal on the halftime siren.

Fyfe stars as Dockers sink Bulldogs in AFL .
The Western Bulldogs' AFL finals hopes are fading fast, with a big loss to Fremantle leaving them with a 1-4 win-loss record.Fyfe collected a career-high 43 disposals, tallied 13 clearances and booted a goal in on Saturday night's 16.12 (108) to 8.6.(54) rout in front of 43,056 fans.

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