Eagles teams swept by South Bunbury

South Bunbury completed the sweep over the Collie on Sunday with all four Eagles teams recording defeats.

The Eagles colts started the day off with a 36 point loss on the back of a slow start.

Collie kicked just one goal in the first half to South Bunbury’s seven and trailled by 34 points at the main break.

The Eagles were able to stop the Tigers from kicking away and restricted to just two more goals after half time in the 9.6 (60) to 3.6 (24) defeat.

The Eagles reserves also started slowly in their 59 point defeat.

The game was over early as the Tigers restricted the Eagles to one goal and held a 52 point lead at half time.

The Eagles worked their way back into the game in the third quarter, kicking five goals and keeping South Bunbury scoreless, before the Tigers returned the favour with a six goal to none final term in the 15.8 (98) to 6.3 (39) victory.

The Eagles women’s team continued the string of defeats on the day as it was on the wrong end of a 31 point loss.

The Eagles were kept scoreless for three quarters of the game with both the team’s goals, kicked by Kiralee Shepherd and Tahlia Dawson-Gibbs, kicked in the third term.

The Eagles played well defensively and limited South Bunbury to just five goals from its 19 scoring shots in the 5.14 (44) to 2.1 (13) defeat.

The Eagles sit ninth on the ladder in both the league and reserves competitions and seventh in the colts and women’s with four rounds to go.

The Eagles will host Carey Park at home on Saturday, August 4, with the day also being the club’s ‘Back to Footy’ day.