Tight encounter awaits Lions, Bats

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THEY may have lost by 38 goals last weekend, but Whorouly will be quietly confident of beating Goorambat tomorrow.

Just one win separates the Lions and Bats on the ladder, with the six-win Bats 5.45 percentage points clear in sixth, while the five-win Lions sit in eighth spot.

The Lions are young, and enthusiastic and after a 13-goal win over a supposed finals bound Goorambat in round three are ready to take the Bats on again in their round 14 clash.

It will be a battle of the young gun shooters with Whorouly’s Kaitlin Paul (107 goals) and Goorambat’s Brittany Button (109 goals) who with their experienced goal attacks Goorambat’s Kylie Relf (240 goals) and Whorouly’s Claire Turnbull (163 goals) are evenly matched to make it a tight game.

In a cruel blow for King Valley, wing defence Tash Healy will require a knee reconstruction after injuring her ACL and meniscus in her left knee.

Just two goals were scored in the second quarter against Tarrawingee when Healy was going for an intercept and she heard the ‘pop’ when she landed.


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