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Western Bulldogs bustle their way into the eight.

The Western Bulldogs have earnt a spot in finals with a 30 point win over  Fremantle.

The victory ends the Melbourne Demons hopes of playing finals this season who were sweating on a Dockers upset.

Freo put up a good fight in the early stages of the game. Captain Nat Fyfe leading the way kicking two in the 2nd quarter.

The second half was dominated by the Bulldogs, two quick goals from Lachie Hunter and Caleb Daniel cementing the Doggies position in finals.

The win was marred with some injury concerns for the Western Bulldogs – Aaron Naughton sent to hospital for precautionary scans due to a head injury, while Mitch Wallis came from the field late in the game with an injured shoulder.

 

FREMANTLE                  2.2    5.4    6.5     6.8 (44)
WESTERN BULLDOGS   2.3    7.4    8.8    11.8 (74)

GOALS
Fremantle: 
Fyfe 2, Darcy, Schulz, Crowden, Hogan
Western Bulldogs: English 2, Wallis, Johannisen, Naughton, Bruce, Lipinski, B.Smith, Hunter, Daniel, Bontempelli 

“This is not where we want to be, we want to be in finals, there is still plenty of growth to make finals next year” – Brennan Cox relays Justin Longmuir’s message post game.

Click PLAY to hear from Fremantle defender Brennan Cox post match

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