Western Bulldogs

2024 - 6 - 29

Western Bulldogs Jump into Top Eight After Thrilling Victory Against North Melbourne

AFL - Luke Beveridge - Marcus Bontempelli - North Melbourne - Rory Lobb - Western Bulldogs

The Bulldogs secure a 17-point win against a plucky North Melbourne, propelling them into seventh place on the ladder. Can Bontempelli's masterclass secure their spot in the top eight?

The Western Bulldogs have made a significant leap into the top eight after a hard-fought battle against North Melbourne. In a thrilling match, North Melbourne gave it their all in the last quarter, but the Bulldogs managed to maintain their lead and secure a 17-point victory. This victory propels Luke Beveridge's men into seventh place on the ladder, setting them up as a strong contender to maintain their position and potentially climb even higher.

Captain Marcus Bontempelli once again showcased his leadership and skill on the field, playing a crucial role in the Bulldogs' success. Despite facing injury concerns, Bontempelli delivered an impressive performance that highlighted his importance to the team. With Bontempelli's form and leadership, the Bulldogs are looking poised to make a significant impact in the upcoming games and solidify their position in the finals.

In another exciting development, Rory Lobb's unexpected switch to a defensive role proved to be a winning strategy for the Bulldogs. Lobb's standout performance in defense played a crucial role in securing the victory against North Melbourne, showcasing the team's adaptability and depth.

As the Bulldogs continue their journey in the AFL season, all eyes will be on their performance and whether they can maintain their momentum. With key players like Marcus Bontempelli and Rory Lobb stepping up when it matters most, the Bulldogs are shaping up to be a team to watch in the race towards the finals.

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Bulldogs into top eight after shaking off plucky Roos (AFL)

North Melbourne threw everything at the Western Bulldogs in the last quarter but the Dogs had done enough to secure the 17-point win.

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Bont does it again; another tagging tick for Roo; Lobb shines in ... (Fox Sports)

Luke Beveridge's men now jump into seventh place on the ladder, and are a notable chance of keeping there place there should one of Geelong or Port Adelaide ...

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AFL round 16 North Melbourne vs Western Bulldogs, Sydney vs ... (ABC News)

Ladder leaders Sydney lose a last-second thriller against the Dockers, while the Bulldogs take care of North Melbourne before the Suns host Collingwood.

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AFL 2024 round 16 LIVE updates: North Melbourne Kangaroos ... (WAtoday)

Captain Marcus Bontempelli is โ€œpretty optimisticโ€ he will be fit to play in the Western Bulldogs' clash against North Melbourne despite lingering concerns over ...

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North Melbourne vs Western Bulldogs Predictions & Tips: AFL ... (Before You Bet)

The first cab off the rank on AFL Super Saturday is the Kangaroos vs Bulldogs at Marvel Stadium โ€“ a fixture which could prove to be highly entertaining on ...

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AFL Live: Can Daicos match the Bont on the Gold Coast? (Herald Sun)

Marcus Bontempelli has put on another masterclass at Marvel Stadium, despite entering the game under an injury cloud. Can Nick Daicos match him on the Gold ...

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Lobb's shock switch proves a winner, Roos rue midfield battering (AFL)

Rory Lobb shone in a new role in defence in the Western Bulldogs' scrappy win over North Melbourne.

Fit Bontempelli shines in Bulldogs' win over Kangaroos (The Advocate)

Marcus Bontempelli passed a late fitness test and showed no ill-effects of his mid-week back spasms in the...

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AFL 2024 round 16 LIVE updates: Freo pip Swans to end 10-match ... (Brisbane Times)

On a jam-packed day of AFL footy, top-placed Sydney and finals-aspirants Western Bulldogs headline the early action. Tonight, get set for a blockbuster ...

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Lobb's shock switch a win for unconvincing Bulldogs (Riverine Herald)

Western Bulldogs coach Luke Beveridge has flagged Rory Lobb as a solution to his injury woes in defence after the ruck-forward's strong form behind the ball ...

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AFL Report | Bulldogs into top eight after shaking off Roos (Western Bulldogs)

Western Bulldogs captain Marcus Bontempelli has brushed off concerns over a back injury to play a key role in his side's comfortable 17-point victory over ...

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