Roosters on form against Dogs

By Kristian Dwyer

The heavens opened and the sunshine came out at Ken Allen Field on Saturday, as the Fremantle Roosters took out a 56-8 win against the Kalamunda Bulldogs.

An unlucky bounce from a grubber off the Kalamunda defence opened the scoring for the home side, but the impressive Tamati for the Bulldogs equalised shortly after.

Sadly for the visitors it would be all one-way traffic, as Fremantle put on three more tries through Gherradi, Gibson and Aspen to open up a 20-4 lead at the break.

Despite some big hits and some impressive running, small errors plagued the Bulldogs, and despite some white line fever from the Roosters, after 15 minutes of the second half, the floodgates were opened.

Delane Edwards, Duane Butler and James Aspen, who went over for his second, within ten minutes opened up an unassailable lead, and the result was in the bag for the home side.

The day turned from bad to worse for the visitors when Hohepa Galvin through a hospital pass wide, and could only watch hands on head, as Billy Coughlan intercepted and ran 70m to the in-goal.

A selfless offload from Wellington Tuliloa to Jordan Springer and a Ryan Foster try ticked the scoreboard over 50 for the Roosters, before powerhouse Jaon Kaihe smashed his way through for a consolation for the bulldogs.’

And in the dying moments, Wellington Tuliloa crossed over to complete the rout, and send the Fremantle Roosters into third place on the table.