ATTACKING HARD: Brahman's second rower Pat Kelly bustled through the West Tiger's defence last Sunday at the Les Stagg Oval.
ATTACKING HARD: Brahman's second rower Pat Kelly bustled through the West Tiger's defence last Sunday at the Les Stagg Oval.

Brahmans beaten by Wests

THE Whitsunday Brahmans A Grades side suffered their first home ground defeat of the season to a strong Wests side on Saturday night.

Wests proved that they were one of the competition’s front runners with a convincing 44-0 win over the Brahmans.

From the stands the Brahmans didn’t appear to be doing anything wrong, Wests were just relentless in both attack and defence.

Wests fast line speed in defence crippled the Brahmans as they were forced to continually fight to get out of their own end.

At the end of the match Brahmans captain-coach Adam Wright said to his troops that the loss should be a learning curve.

He said Wests are seen to be the benchmark of the competition and it just showed the level they need to get to be in contention for this year’s premiership.

The Whitsunday Brahmans reserves also suffered defeat going down 26-18.

It was another heart-breaking loss for the Brahmans reserves, their third in a row.

The reserves put in a strong fight for most of the match but a lack of intensity and team work meant they left their fight too late, falling short of a much-needed victory.

This weekend the Brahmans will take on the Sarina Crocodiles in Sarina on Sunday.

Wright said both teams were looking to get their seasons back on track with wins over their southern rivals.


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