Tigers Too Good For Sharks | Round 4 Reserves Match Report

Monday, April 14, 2014 - 8:25 PM

Claremont have responded from their round three mauling by the Lions to defeat the Sharks by 18 points at East Fremantle Oval.

The Tigers overcame some early inaccuracy to prevail 14.15 (99) to 12.9 (81) and in the process improve their record to three wins and one loss heading into next week’s bye.

The Tigers got off to a flying start when Mathew Aitchison set up Ben Higgs for the opening goal of the game.

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Another Drubbing | Round 4 League Match Report

Monday, April 14, 2014 - 8:20 PM

Five minutes into the second quarter of the match at East Fremantle Oval on Saturday Luke Blackwell passed to Andrew Foster for Claremont’s sixth goal.

This should have galvanised the Tigers, who led East Fremantle 6.2 to 6.1 and had their supporters looking for redemption after the horrible 80-point drubbing at the hands of Subiaco a week earlier.

But it had the opposite effect. The Sharks flexed their not inconsiderable muscle and wrenched control from Read More [+]

Round 4 Preview Claremont vs. East Fremantle

Friday, April 11, 2014 - 3:22 PM

Claremont will be looking to rebound from its disappointing performance against Subiaco when they take on the Sharks at East Fremantle Oval this Saturday.

For the second time this season the Tigers were completely outplayed, and will need a similar response to the one shown against West Perth in round two.

The Sharks are coming off a bye in round three, and will be no pushovers at their home ground as both teams chase their Read More [+]

A Lesson Learnt | Round 3 Colts Match Report

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 4:57 PM

How does a team which has more kicks, marks, handpasses, tackles, clearances and inside 50s lose a game of football?

The answer is simple: the players lose their focus and concentration and, in the case of Claremont versus Subiaco at East Fremantle Oval on Saturday, they fail to implement the simple tactic of slowing the game down by resorting to tempo football by retaining possession and chipping the ball around, thereby frustrating the opposition.

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Franz Stands Tall On Dark Day | Round 3 League Match Report

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 4:49 PM

Claremont came crashing back to stark reality at East Fremantle Oval on Saturday when the side was pulverised by a vibrant Subiaco team which inflicted a demoralising 80-point defeat on the Tigers who were still preening themselves on their upset win over the 2013 premiers West Perth the previous weekend.

Standing tall among the wreckage was Brandon Franz, who gave an almost flawless exhibition at full-back.

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Tigers Outclassed By Lions | Round 3 Reserves Match Report

Monday, April 7, 2014 - 3:45 PM

Claremont’s Reserves’ (Development) have lost their first game of the season after being well and truly outplayed by Subiaco at East Fremantle Oval.

In a one-sided match, the Lions proved far too good, running out 107 point winners 21.19 (145) to 6.2 (38).

In an ideal start for the Lions, Kyle Halligan kicked truly in the opening minute of the game to hand the side an early lead.

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Round 3 Preview Claremont vs. Subiaco

Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 6:27 PM

Claremont will be looking to make it consecutive wins when they host Subiaco at East Fremantle Oval this Saturday.

The Tigers recorded their first win of the season with a 12 point victory over reigning premiers West Perth in round two, while Subiaco made it consecutive wins with a 56 point thrashing of East Fremantle.

Most pleasing for Tigers coach Michael Broadbridge was the response the team showed following the disappointing defeat to Perth in Read More [+]

Evans Sparkles

Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 4:38 PM

It was the Lawrence Evans show in the first half of the match against West Perth at Joondalup on Saturday morning when the forward pocket specialist produced a delightful exhibition of his goalkicking talents to set Claremont on fire.

The effervescent 17-year-old booted five first-half majors, plus a behind from a set shot from point-blank range, to provide the impetus for Claremont’s 110-point demolition of the home side.

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Ledger Shines In New Role

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 6:39 PM

Tom Ledger, cast in the unfamiliar role of a defender, accepted the challenge with considerable relish and emerged as a principal architect in Claremont’s wonderful victory over the highly-fancied West Perth at Joondalup on Saturday.

The two-goal triumph over the reigning premiers provided a tremendous stimulus for the Tigers who had underperformed and underachieved in their first-round 65-point loss to Perth the previous weekend.

This was a turnabout of immense proportions and the performance reflects Read More [+]

Tigers Dominate Falcons | Round 2 Reserves Match Report

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 3:21 PM

Claremont’s Reserves’ (Development) have made it consecutive wins to start the season, after a 45 point victory over West Perth at Arena Joondalup.

Alex Manuel kicked a game-high three goals, while Luke Cameron and Sam Lamont chipped in with two, as the Tigers prevailed 14.10 (94) to 7.7 (49).

The Tigers victory was set up by a dominant opening term, which included 19 inside 50m entries.

The Falcons got off to a dream start when Read More [+]