COLTS BOUNCE BACK TO WINNERS LIST WITH BIG WIN
The Western Magpies Colts have returned to the winner's list with a comprehensive 90 point victory over Surfers Paradise on Saturday evening.
Before a good twilight crowd, the young Pies put their stamp on the match early to boot 3 goals in the first 5 minutes and were never threatened thereafter.
The Pies midfield were on top and this gave the small and medium forwards plenty of opportunities and they nipped here and there to boot the majority of the Colts goals. The defence were solid and gave little away all night.
The Colts played a high standard of football and again look the real deal in 2018.
Abdullah Haddad and Deng Arok were both busy across half forward and in midfield and they applied forward pressure to the Demons defence and both got on the scorecard as a result. Charlie Thorpe led a rebounding half back line and midfielders Jacob Sheath and Sean Ryan controlled proceedings around the packs.
Tall ruckman Samson Ryan was impressive with some clever tap work to give his rovers an armchair ride.
The Colts have another bye this week as Sandgate do not have a Colts side in 2018.
Magpies 16.10 - 106 defeated Demons 2.4 - 16
Best: A. Haddad, C. Thorpe, J. Sheath, D. Arok, S. Ryan
Goals: S. Ryan 2, A. Haddad 2, D. Edwards 2, L. Pearson 2, J. Johnson 2, C. Ferguson 2, H. Radcliffe, O. Prior, D. Arok, H. Keenan