WAFL Round 3: Perth Demons break duck with win over Claremont

Perth claimed a win for the first time this season against Claremont.
Perth claimed a win for the first time this season against Claremont.

PERTH Demons recorded their first win for the 2016 WAFL season against Claremont Tigers last Saturday.

The Tigers led for most of the game and took a three-point lead into the final stages of the third quarter.

The Demons gained momentum late in the third term and kicked four goals in the fourth quarter to run out 14.11 (95) to 12.6 (78) winners.

With 29 possessions and six tackles, Clint Jones got the most touches for Perth with Liam McKenna and Julian Jacobs getting their hands on the footy 28 times and reigning Sandover Medallist Aidan Tropiano 23.

Aaron Zucconi celebrated his 100th match for Perth with a strong showing against Claremont forwards Beau Maister and Darcy Camerons.

The Subiaco Lions, second on the ladder, take on Perth at 3.10pm this Sunday at Leederville oval .

The Demons, now seventh on the ladder, suffered more than a 100-point loss in their last clash with the Lions last August.