Tigers win grand final rematch

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Werribee Districts claimed the points in the grand final rematch in the Western Football League division 1 competition on Saturday.

The Tigers, who are unbeaten this season, had to work hard to come away with the points against Point Cook.

It was a four point lead at quarter time for the Tigers and they extended the lead to 14 points at the main break.

The margin again grew in the third quarter, with the gap 29 points at the last break.

The Tigers had plenty of opportunities in the final quarter to blow out the margin, but weren’t able to convert.

In the end, it was a 13.17 (95)-8.13 (61) win.

Jack Fletcher kicked three goals for the Tigers while Jack Bonnett, Tim Jenkins and Dillon Viojo-Rainbow kicked two each.

Ben McMahon and Michael Luxford were named the Tigers best.

For the Bulldogs, Braxton Simms and Shaun Wyatt kicked two goals each. Wyatt was named the Tigers best.

The Tigers sit two games clear of Caroline Springs on top of the ladder, but have played one extra match.

Elsewhere, Hoppers Crossing made it two in a row, beating Altona in a low scoring affair.

The Warriors led early with the game well and truly alive at half time, with the Warriors leading by six points at half time.

The Warriors kicked three goals in the third quarter to take the margin out to 19 points heading into the final break.

Neither side was really able to impact the scoreboard in the final quarter, with the Warriors winning 8.4 (52)-5.6 (36).

Braden Ferrari was the Warriors best. The win takes the Warriors to the same amount of wins they had last season.

It was a disappointing day for Point Cook Centrals, which lost to Parkside in the most one-sided game of the round in the division.

The Sharks led at quarter time, but struggled to score after then. The Magpies were able to build a lead in the next three quarters to win, 15.12 (102)-6.9 (45).

Mitch Palma was named the Sharks best player.