#sports activities Jordan De Goey stars as Collingwood beat Fremantle in semi-final to set up blockbuster against Swans
Collingwood attain ANOTHER preliminary ultimate as Jordan De Goey stars in 20-point win over Fremantle to set up blockbuster conflict against Sydney
- Collingwood beat Fremantle 11.13 (79) to 9.5 (59) in semi-final on the MCG
- Magpies transfer on to preliminary ultimate against Sydney subsequent week
- Jack Ginnivan kicked three targets for the Pies, whereas Jack Crisp booted two
- Nick Daicos completed with team-high 25 disposals for Collingwood
- Caleb Serong had and Andrew Brayshaw 34 and 32 touches respectively
Resurgent Collingwood are one win away from a outstanding grand ultimate berth after beating Fremantle by 20 factors to cost right into a preliminary ultimate for the third time in 5 years.
Four unanswered first-quarter targets set the Magpies up for a 11.13 (79) to 9.5 (59) semi-final victory that booked a final-four date with Sydney on the SCG.
The victory, headlined by Jordan De Goey’s excellent midfield show in entrance of 90,612 on the MCG, provides one other layer to Collingwood’s unlikely rise from seventeenth to the highest 4 underneath new coach Craig McRae.
Jordan De Goey delivered an outstanding efficiency as Collingwood beat Fremantle 11.13 (79) to 9.5 (59) in the semi-final on the MCG
De Goey (24 touches, six clearances and 12 rating involvements) starred alongside Jack Crisp (two targets, 24 disposals and 6 clearances).
Jeremy Howe and Darcy Moore marshalled a well-drilled defence whereas Jack Ginnivan kicked three targets.
Following their dramatic elimination ultimate comeback win over the Western Bulldogs, Fremantle had hoped to dish up a sterner first-quarter efficiency on Saturday night time.
Instead, the Dockers once more regarded like deer caught in the finals headlights, with solely Collingwood’s inaccuracy making for a flattering scoreboard.
De Goey stays integral to Collingwood’s hopes of reaching a Grand Final in coach Craig McRae’s (proper) first season in cost
Jack Crisp kicked two targets and added 24 disposals in a dominant show
Caleb Serong (34 disposals, 16 contested possessions) and Lachie Schultz (two targets) stored Fremantle in the sport, whereas wingman Blake Acres, defender Luke Ryan and retiring veteran David Mundy have been busy.
In the primary minute, headline-grabbing Magpie Ginnivan instinctively stayed down as everybody else flew shut to aim, coolly soccered residence the opener, then pounded his chest and fist-pumped in delight.
Shortly after, Fremantle’s Rory Lobb took a robust contested mark however dragged his set shot vast.
From there, Collingwood’s resolute press stored the toothless Dockers at bay whereas Brody Mihocek, De Goey and Jamie Elliott nudged the Magpies to a four-goal benefit at quarter-time.
Magpies followers can now look ahead to a 3rd preliminary ultimate in 5 years
Schultz nailed Fremantle’s first early in the second and added one other later in the time period.
But Collingwood have been dominant, with their wasteful 2.6 for the quarter retaining the half-time margin at a flattering 27 factors.
Schultz teed up Griffin Logue for the opening aim of the third time period earlier than Ginnivan ended the Magpies’ run of 9 consecutive factors with a intelligent aim in site visitors to lengthen the lead to 31.
De Goey fended off Jordan Clark and teed up Mihocek for one more earlier than Michael Walters’ good snap gave the Dockers a pulse on the ultimate break.
David Mundy (center) kicked his 161st aim in his 376th and ultimate recreation halfway by the fourth quarter nevertheless it wasn’t sufficient for the Dockers
But Mason Cox snuffed out any hope of a outstanding Dockers comeback when he nabbed his a centesimal AFL aim early in the ultimate time period.
Mundy, 37, kicked his 161st aim in his 376th and ultimate recreation halfway by the fourth quarter.
It began a run of three Dockers targets that did little however make for a flattering ultimate margin.