AFL North West: The Finals podcast Ep Seven | Photos

What a difference living a couple hours down the road makes.

While Inverell and Gunnedah slugged it out in the wet at Varley Oval, New England and the Tamworth Kangaroos clashed in much more pleasant conditions at Bellevue Oval.

The difference showed in the scoring with 48 scoring shots in the match at Bellevue and 32 in the game at Varley.

Billy Jupp – who is still drying out from his match with the Dogs – and Ben Jaffrey will discuss the two senior games which saw the Nomads keep their season alive and the Saints book a home grand final.

The pair will also delve into the women’s and juniors’ games along with this weekend’s do-or-die clash between Gunnedah and New England in first grade.


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  • All scores and statistics sourced from SportsTG.



Goal Kickers: D. Richards 8, N. Locke 6, T. McDermott 3, A. Quail 2, C. Nest, S. Snowden, H. Morgan

Best Players: H. Wakefield, D. Richards, C. Nest, A. Shem, T. McDermott, M. Harriot


Goal Kickers: D. Overeem 6, B. Rees 2, B. Shepherdson

Best Players: B. Rees, L. Robinson, B. Shepherdson, N. Vaisey, M. Hall, C. Frazier


Goal Kickers: M. Gould 3, K. Payne 2, L. Selig, H. Chappel, C. Whitton


Goal Kickers: M. Ewington 2, B. Jupp, S. Hardy

Preliminary final fixture: Gunnedah Bulldogs v New England Nomads at Wolseley Oval (2pm)


Tamworth Kangaroos 1.1 (7) d Inverell Saints 0.2 (2)


Goal Kickers: A. Brown

Preliminary final fixture: Inverell Saints v New England Nomads at Wolseley Oval (12.15pm)



Goal Kickers: D. Brown 2, J. Montgomery, P. Knox-wright


Goal Kickers: W. Mozzell, J. Blake, P. O'Brien

Tamworth Roosters v New England Nomads: still to be played

Preliminary final fixture: Inverell Saints v Roosters or Nomads at Wolseley Oval (10.15am)

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