FMR get seven wins on trot

Augusta Margaret River Times
Jayden Stammers strides towards the opponents’ goal.
Camera IconJayden Stammers strides towards the opponents’ goal.

Margaret River’s division 1 men’s team had a big win away to Dardanup-Eaton last Sunday, taking out the game 13-1.

Travelling up to Dardanup, the team recorded their seventh win on the trot, after losing the first three games of the season.

The win placed Football Margaret River second on the ladder behind Collie.

FMR played a very attractive passing game, which Dardanup could not live with for a big part of the game.

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Four-goal hero Tom Collins ran off the ball, curating space and making it easy for fellow midfielders to find him in unmarked areas.

In recent weeks, the team welcomed back Jayden Stammers into defence after his stint in Melbourne.

Stammers’ strong tackling was a welcome addition to the team’s defence, never letting the Dardanup forwards settle on the ball.

Stammers also scored his first goal of the season from a sublime free kick.

FMR took a 7–1 lead into the half- time break, but unlike recent games the team did not take their foot off the pedal in the second period.

The goal of the day went to substitute Andy Longmore, who played alongside his son Donny.

Longmore intercepted a poor goal kick, took one touch, then smashed an unstoppable shot into the Dardanup net, marking his first goal in men’s football in eight years.

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